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April 15, 2021

WEICan presented at IEEE Greentech conference

On April 9, 2021, WEICan's Eldrich Rebello presented WEICan's work, "Providing secondary frequency regulation from a single type 4 wind turbine and a battery storage system," via online platform at the IEEE Greentech 2021 conference, which was hosted in Denver, Colorado. His presentation, with narration, can be found here.
June 23, 2020
WEICan Shows Using Wind Turbines for Frequency Regulation is Possible and Can Be Profitable
The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) demonstrates that wind turbines are technically able to perform secondary frequency regulation with the potential for financial profit for the wind farm... More >

May 20, 2020
WEICan releases handouts describing 2019 performance and their Wind R&D Park laboratory
WEICan releases two handouts to provide an operations update: 1. The 2019 WEICan Wind RD Park Fact Sheet provides statistics for 2019 park performance. 2. The 2019 Wind RD Park Sheet describes the... More >

August 23, 2019
WEICan releases RFP for proposed 100 kW solar PV system and 200 kWh battery storage system
WEICan proposes to supplement its existing facilities with a solar PV array and a new battery energy storage system and has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) document. The approximate ratings... More >

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