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High-power superconducting links

by Adela Marian In the present article, our author explains to us how magnesium diboride superconductors were used in a technology demonstration of a DC superconducting electricity transportation line. Magnesium diboride is a conductor that can operate at high temperatures (-250ºC), in comparison to other superconductors, and its manufacture is inexpensive. It is [...]

November 19th, 2019|

Shared electrical vehicles

Maximizing each kWh used By Fernando Minaya We have to admit that the way we move through our cities has clearly changed. Looking back some years ago, we just had two transport options: public or private transport. Mobility is innate to human beings. We need to move for different reasons: work, leisure, etc. [...]

November 13th, 2019|

Norvento finishes the assembly of its 6 new wind farms

Norvento finishes the assembly of its 6 new wind farms. This week, the last wind turbine has been installed at Carracedo Wind Farm, one of Norvento’s new six wind farms, awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Industry in the tender of May 2017. Sasdónigas 1 & 2, Neda, Carracedo, A Pastoriza and Cadeira [...]

November 7th, 2019|

Superconducting Transmission Grids

Remote, efficient and high-capacity power transmission By Amalia Ballarino In this blog entry, one of the most renowed global experts on superconductivity offers us her view on the developments she is working at and how they can be applied to the future of efficient power transmission. We would like to thank Amalia Ballarino [...]

November 4th, 2019|

Norvento gets support to its internationalization process.

Norvento gets support to its internationalization process. To support our internationalization process, the company Norvento nED Factory got an incentive from IGAPE (Galician Economic Promotion Institute) within the Programme Galicia Exports Companies 2019, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund in its Programme Galicia 2014-2020. The subsidized proceedings are related to the promotion [...]

September 27th, 2019|

Norvento pioneer in Spain in using bladelifter to transport blades

Norvento pioneer in Spain in using bladelifter to transport blades. To reduce the environmental impact of its new wind farms, Norvento uses for the first time in Spain a new blade transportation system called bladelifter. The system transports the blades at an inclination of up to 65º, instead of horizontally. Thanks to [...]

September 24th, 2019|

Two Norvento’s new wind farms already in operation

Two Norvento’s new wind farms already in operation. Two of the six new wind farms that Norvento will commission before the end of the year are already in operation. 18MW Sasdónigas 1 wind farm, located in the council of Mondoñedo, Lugo, Spain, made up of 5 Vestas V126 wind turbines and 34.65MW [...]

September 10th, 2019|

Carbon Capture Megaplants

Contributing to a net zero-emissions mankind   by José Ramón Fernández García Since fossil fuels started to be used as energy sources at the end of the 17th century, the concentration of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere has increased and increased. Since the 70s, anthropogenic emissions of these gases —mainly CO2, CH4, [...]

September 2nd, 2019|

The Success of Battery Energy Storage Systems

The success of battery energy storage systems According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the global installed capacity of battery storage projects has soared from 0.2GW to 3.1GW in the last five years. This is over fifteen times increase, and the trend does not show any signs of reaching a plateau. There are [...]

August 8th, 2019|

Grid Stabilization through Batteries

Taking on the function of fossil fuel plants According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the global installed capacity of battery storage projects has increased over 15 times in the last five years. Why is this happening? There are two reasons behind it: the needs of the changing power systems and technological advances [...]

August 1st, 2019|
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