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The Hywind floating wind turbine farm in the North Sea incorporates energy storage from lithium-ion batteries. Depicted here, the first nacelle and rotor (blades on hub) being lifted on to the towers at assembly site for Hywind Scotland at Stord. Photo: Jan Arne Wold / Woldcam / Statoil.

Lift-off: energy storage brings renewable energy to the mainstream

In the past, a severe shortcoming of renewables has been that they are intermittent: the power stays on only as long as the wind blows or the sun shines; if the wind blows too hard, the turbines must stop turning in order not to overload the grid. Newer and more efficient storage techniques are changing the equation. It is now possible to store excess power and tap into it during periods of power shortage. This article outlines some of the many technologies employed. Read more...
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NISCO invests in billet casting machine

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CAC wins contract for a turnkey plant

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ISSDA seeking custom duty relief

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Metal Powder Experts Gearing up for 2018

Metal Powder Experts Gearing up for 2018

Within AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (SMP), Reading Alloys and AMETEK SMP Eighty Four are the master alloy and metal powders specialists. Despite some industrywide challenges on the horizon, including slower growth in steel demand worldwide, both businesses look to 2018 as a year of opportunities,...
19 January 2018

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