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Record breaking 2013 for Northern Power Systems

Significant growth as production reaches maximum capacity Barre, VT, January 29, 2014 — Northern Power Systems, a next-generation renewable energy technology company, reports that 2013 has been its most successful year in its core business ever. Northern Power broke its previous sales records of the NPS 60 and NPS 100 wind turbines with triple digit orders, in terms of number of units, coming from its European markets. Production at the company’s US manufacturing facility in Barre, Vermont is nearing full capacity and sources are actively […]

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Northern Power Systems awarded TÜV Rheinland certification

Prestigious international symbol associated with superior quality, safety and health Zurich, Switzerland, December 5, 2013 — Northern Power Systems, a next-generation wind turbine technology company, announced today that it has been awarded TÜV Rheinland certification. This prestigious international symbol is associated with superior quality, safety, and health, and distinguishes Northern Power Systems from its competitors in the European marketplace. To obtain the mark, the company’s designs must pass a certification process and then a factory audit by TÜV Rheinland. During the factory audit, Northern Power […]

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Innovative renewable energy island resort generates one million kilowatt hours of wind energy … and counting!

Over Yonder Cay harnesses the natural power of the wind and sun to meet 98% of its energy needs. Barre, VT, Sept. 27, 2013 — In mid-2013, the microgrid at Over Yonder Cay hit the major milestone of generating 1 million kWh of wind energy. That’s enough to power 89 average US homes for a year or one beautiful Bahamian resort. This also translates into saving more than 77,000 US gallons/291,000 liters of diesel per year, or eliminating more than 8401 tons of CO2 released […]

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Northern Power makes installing and connecting wind turbines easy in UK

NPS introduces plug and play capabilities and mobile technology to its wind turbines Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 12, 2013 — Northern Power Systems (NPS) has made installing their market leading wind turbines easier than ever through a series of upgrades. Core components such as the transformer are now built into the NPS60 and the NPS100, which make purchasing and installing easy for our customers. Other improvements include a new GSM network data connection package to allow seamless connectivity to wind turbines in the most remote areas. […]

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Northern Power Systems licenses its proven wind turbine technology in South America

WEG Leveraging Permanent Magnet Direct Drive Technology to Capture Expanding Market Barre, VT, Aug. 14, 2013 — Expanding the global reach of its permanent magnet direct drive (PM/DD) technology, Northern Power Systems announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with WEG Equipamentos Elétricos S.A., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electronic equipment.  WEG and Northern Power are cooperating to bring proven, next-generation wind turbine technology to the South American wind market.  This partnership combines WEG’s extensive production capabilities and market knowledge […]

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Northern Power Systems achieves CEI certification in Italy

First foreign turbine manufacturer to meet required Italian technical standard Zurich, Switzerland, June 28, 2013 — Northern Power Systems AG (www.northernpower.com), a next-generation wind turbine technology company and leading manufacturer of permanent magnet direct-drive wind turbines, announced today that it has achieved full CEI 0-21 certification released from TUV Rheinland for the Italian market. Based in Vermont, USA, with European headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, the Company is the first foreign wind turbine manufacturer to achieve this certification. CEI 0-21 is a technical reference rule which […]

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Northern Power 100 turbine powers innovative microgrid in Hawaii

Wind turbine opens opportunities for off-grid farmers Barre, VT USA (5 June 2013) – Several farmers in North Kohala, Hawaii, are now benefitting from an innovative off-grid water-pumping system powered by a Northern Power NPS 100 wind turbine. Like many others in remote locations and island communities, North Kohala farmers have been searching for an alternative to using polluting, expensive diesel fuel to generate electricity. This microgrid project, known as SkyGrid Energy, marks the growing trend of turning to affordable, clean, renewable wind energy as […]

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Northern Power Systems turbines weather the challenge of hurricane-speed winds

One Million Run Hours; Zero Failures BARRE, VT, USA (May 20, 2013) – With turbines operating in extreme wind regimes such as the Caribbean and northern Scotland, Northern Power Systems today announced that its fleet of gearless turbines that experience hurricane-speed winds has achieved 1 million run time hours, all without incident. That is equivalent to a cumulative 114 years of continuous, safe, high-performance operation. Proper design and control are essential for a renewable energy system to withstand challenging environmental conditions. Reinforced blades, triple braking system, […]

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Northern Power’s new Class III wind turbines produce 15% more power for low-wind-speed sites

New Offerings Drive Lower Cost of Energy and Higher ROI for Customers. Class III Wind Turbines Produce 15% More Power Barre, VT (May 6, 2013) – Northern Power Systems (www.northernpower.com), a next-generation wind turbine technology company and leading manufacturer of permanent magnet direct-drive wind turbines, has further expanded its product offerings with two new turbine models specifically designed for low wind sites. Both the NPS 60-23 and the NPS 100-24 are based on the proven NPS 100-21 platform, but leverage product features that produce higher […]

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Northern Power Systems expanding commitment to wind turbine market in Italy

Dedicated Mediterranean region Applications Engineer added to team, expanding commitment to wind turbine market in Italy Zurich, Switzerland (8 April 2013) – Northern Power Systems (www.northernpower.com), a next-generation wind turbine technology company and leading manufacturer of permanent magnet direct-drive wind turbines, is increasing its commitment to the small wind turbine market in Italy.  Since 2009, the Company has built up the largest small wind turbine installed base in the country, with turbines operating in the regions of Campania, Basilicata, Abruzzo and Marche collectively generating enough […]

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