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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.
September 16, 2021
WEICan releases Utility Forum Task 2 Report: Canadian Provincial Grid Code Study
Task 2 of the Utility Forum recommends opportunities to harmonize grid codes across Canada to lower the barriers to entry for further renewables... More >

September 16, 2021
WEICan releases Utility Forum Task 1 Report: Evaluating the Performance of a Wind Generator in Providing Ancillary Grid Services
Task 1 of the Utility Forum demonstrated the ability of wind turbine generators to perform the ancillary services Automatic Generation Control, Frequency Response, and Inertia on the Nuttby Wind Farm... More >

September 9, 2021
WEICan and ExxonMobil advance new lubricant technologies for wind turbine applications
The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) and ExxonMobil have agreed to test new and innovative lubricant technologies for wind turbine applications and technology designed to monitor lubricant... More >

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation and collaboration.