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Rail Industry Award

A consortium of Artemis Intelligent Power and partners Ricardo and Bombardier won top prize in ‘The Most Interesting initiative in safety and sustainability’ category at The Rail Exec Club Awards in Leicester on 29th November 2014. The Artemis-led project ‘Digital Displacement® Rail Transmission with Flywheel Energy Storage’ project is supported by the government funding body […]

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Wind turbine assembly starts

A demonstration 7 MW Digital Displacement® wind-turbine is now being erected at the Hunterston test-site on the Ayrshire coast. Inside the nacelle, the largest capacity hydrostatic transmission ever built will drive two separate 3.5 MW wound-rotor synchronous generators. These will connect directly to the national grid with no intermediate frequency converters. The photos below show […]

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Mitsubishi and Vestas join forces

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd and Vestas Wind Systems A/S have announced an agreement to establish a new joint venture company dedicated to business in offshore wind turbines. The plans call for the new company to be in place before the end of March 2014. The aim is to combine the respective strengths of the companies […]

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Digitally Controlled Hydraulic Drive Train

In its June 2013 ‘MHI Global’ newsletter, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has released more information on the 7 MW SeaAngel wind turbine and the demonstration 2.4 MW Digital Displacement® transmission which has been under test within a wind turbine at Yokohama Dockyard & Machinery Works. The 7 MW machine will be installed in the UK […]

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First field trials of a Digital Displacement® wind-turbine transmission

24th January 2013. Artemis’s parent company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has announced the start of test operations at Yokohama of a ‘large-scale wind power generation system that adopts a hydraulic drive train in place of the earlier gear-driven system’. Artemis engineers have had the privilege of working with their Japanese colleagues in building this, the […]

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Vince Cable launches £33m wind project

On the 23rd of July, Vince Cable launched the £33m Efficient Offshore Wind Programme (EOWP) at the Artemis premises in Loanhead. In the photograph above, Dr Cable is shown with Mr Akio Fukui, Chairman of Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe, the owners of Artemis Intelligent Power. The EOWP is supported by the UK Department for Business, […]

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Artemis founders honoured

Professor Stephen Salter, co-founder and director of Artemis Intelligent Power, has received the Sustained Achievement Award 2012 from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). In their news release, the RAE said: “The Royal Academy of Engineering Sustained Achievement Award 2012 has been presented to Professor Stephen Salter, whose career as an engineer holds many notable […]

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