Design strategies enhance the performance of offshore wind turbines

Los rodamientos utilizados en los aerogeneradores han de cumplir dos requisitos clave: alto rendimiento y larga vida útil en condiciones adversas. Esto aplica especialmente al segmento de aerogeneradores marinos, un segmento en el que...

Wind turbine data quality: sufficient for a reliable predictive service?

The use of digital technologies such as cloud computing, the distributed management of energy resources, big data management and predictive analytics are changing the status quo of the energy market and an increasing number...

The EcoSwing Project. superconductive technology for the wind power industry

Superconductors clearly have the potential to be a key enabling technology of the 21st century. Now this technology has matured sufficiently to go one step further to a relevant demonstration in the field of...

The wind power sector increases its contribution to Spanish GDP

The total contribution of the wind power sector to GDP for the period 2012-2017 was €16.379bn. In 2017, the direct contribution to GDP amounted to €2,300.8 million, representing an increase of 57% on 2016...

Bifacial PERC technology gains pace as module efficiency increases up to 0.2% every six...

Since its founding 18 years ago, LONGi Solar has been dedicated to the continuous development of PERC technology. Today, its Hi-MO range of monocrystalline PERC PV modules leads the industry with high power, low...

Predicting the operating life of bearings through the collection and evaluation of actual operating...

Actual operating data offers immense potential for improving wind turbine drive trains’ rolling bearing supports, optimising their operation. Collecting, evaluating and interpreting data makes it possible to more accurately define safety factors and adapt...

CHP: the change has begun…but it is not enough

These are new times in the energy sector and we must be capable of adapting to them. When the energy reform started with Royal Decree 1/2012 a few years ago, placing every renewable technology,...

PV self-consumption with surplus at a publishing house

Following the descriptions of self-consumption plants in public administration buildings (see the February issue of FuturENERGY, no. 47, with installations in the Town Hall and Library in L’Alcudia, Valencia) and in the residential sector...

PV self-consumption in single family dwellings

Having commissioned two 5 kWp plants last January at the L’Alcudia Town Hall in Valencia (see issue no. 47 of FuturENERGY), in April the company JONSOK Autoconsumo S.L. developed, executed and commissioned three Type...

5 kW self-consumption installations for the L’Alcudia town hall and library (Valencia)

Last January, as part of the “Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy 2016”, the Town Council of L’Alcudia in Valencia commissioned two Type 1 self-consumption plants with a rated output of 5 kW...