BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Security convergence software vendor AlertEnterprise and Navigant have announced an alliance to bring critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity capabilities to asset owners and operators in the energy sector. The increased frequency of recent cyber threats and data breaches have placed additional scrutiny on security from government agencies. Together, the combined expertise of AlertEnterprise and Navigant will enable the delivery of unique solutions to address these challenges for energy clients.
  • Switch announced that all of its SUPERNAP data centers and its more than 1,000 clients who are colocated at their facilities, will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. Switch will be producing the renewable energy it needs to run its SUPERNAP data centers through new solar facilities operating in Nevada. During the construction of its new 180-megawatts of solar generation projects, Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2, the company has partnered with local utility NV Energy to utilize renewable energy from existing facilities in the state.
  • SheerWind has signed a licensing agreement with Reikon Beheer that will allow SheerWind’s INVELOX wind-power generating systems to be marketed and deployed in the Netherlands. Reikon Beheer is introducing SheerWind’s technology under the name NedPower SWH to customers in the Netherlands and expects its first pilot project to be under construction in the first quarter of 2016.
  • TPI Composites, Inc., a leading global supplier of wind turbine blades, announced that it has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to provide blades for the V126 wind turbine from TPI’s recently announced second factory in Izmir, Turkey, which is scheduled to open for production in late 2016. The factory will be located on a 10 hectares site and initially be 30,000 m2 with the ability to expand in the future.
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