Author: Farshid

Borders Wind Farm Watch initiative launched

In response to growing concern about the significant proliferation of wind farms and their impact on nature, the landscape and residential areas, a new initiative – Borders Wind Farm Watch – has been formed to monitor wind farm development in the Scottish Borders. According to Scottish Borders Council data, it is believed that there are… Read more »

SolarEdge Launches New AI-Driven Software in Germany to Maximize Energy Bill Savings for Homeowners on Dynamic Electricity Tariffs

Available today, the new AI-based SolarEdge ONE energy optimization system is designed to autonomously optimize home energy production and consumption with solar and storage in-line with real-time energy prices MUNICH, Germany – 4 June 2024 – To support the clean energy transition with grid balancing, dynamic electricity rates are gradually being introduced across Europe –… Read more »

Recruiting initiative at WindEnergy Hamburg

WindEnergy Hamburg will bring together the movers and shakers of the international wind energy industry from 24 to 27 September 2024. A great opportunity for young talents: The leading global wind industry expo’s Recruiting Days will provide an attractive platform for young jobseekers to meet face-to-face with potential employers. Hamburg, 4 June 2024 – The… Read more »

Ageing power plants forecast to drive up grid supply costs until end of decade

New forecasts from Cornwall Insight’s Power Curve Report show that the price paid to electricity generators to maintain a stable electricity supply in the UK will remain at least £51 per kilowatt (kW) annually until the end of the decade. Substantially higher than the current £18kW rates. Ageing power plants and the expensive construction of… Read more »

Meyer Burger presents new products at Intersolar Europe in Munich

• Meyer Burger offers solar modules with above-average longevity and warranties with the highest yields for both residential roofs and solar power plants • The entire portfolio of Meyer Burger high-performance modules contains no toxic lead and is produced with highest social standards and without forced labor • Meyer Burger provides outlook on modules with… Read more »

World market leaders to attend the new INOLOPE EXPO trade show

Five industry majors have already secured their places INOLOPE EXPO will be held at Dortmund Exhibition Centre between 12 and 14 February 2025. The new show will focus on absolutely all the latest developments in ‘smart shell’ building envelopes which have a key role to play in architecture and facility management. Dortmund, 03 June 2024… Read more »

Work starts on National Grid substation which will help power Sunderland’s new gigafactories

New Hylton Castle substation is being built on the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) Substation will connect new gigafactories on the park to the electricity transmission network New connection will deliver energy equivalent to powering half a million homes for a day   National Grid is starting work on a new 275kV substation on IAMP… Read more »

ESS and Burbank Water & Power Celebrate Commissioning of First Iron Flow Battery System on BWP EcoCampus

ESS Energy Warehouse™ system will showcase central role of non-lithium, long-duration energy storage technologies in a decarbonized grid. Burbank, Calif. – May 31, 2024 – ESS Tech, Inc., (ESS) (NYSE: GWH) a leading manufacturer of long-duration energy storage (LDES) systems for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, and Burbank Water and Power (BWP) today celebrated… Read more »

ArcVera Recruits German Wind Expert Joerg Winterfeldt and Establishes European-based Offices

ArcVera Renewables, a leading global renewable energy technical consultancy, announced today that it is expanding its consulting services reach by establishing European offices. Wind industry veteran Dr. Joerg Winterfeldt has joined the ArcVera Renewables team as European Continent Manager and Senior Atmospheric Scientist. “ArcVera continues to expand globally. In addition to the United States, we… Read more »

Hanwha named to TIME’s list of the TIME100 Most Influential Companies

The list, which features companies making an extraordinary impact around the world, honored Hanwha as a “Titan,” noting its growing presence in the industries of defense and clean energy [May 31, 2024] — Hanwha joins TIME’s fourth annual TIME100 Most Influential Companies list, which spotlights 100 companies making an extraordinary impact around the world. TIME… Read more »

New method could significantly reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

New research by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and IIASA proposes using soil bacteria to cut greenhouse gas emissions from food production. Nitrogen fertilization leads to emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N₂O) from agricultural soils, accounting for a significant portion of total greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. It has long been… Read more »

Bardex’s Off Vessel Tensioning BarLatchTM Mooring System Wins the 39th Annual Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award

HOUSTON, May 21, 2024 – Bardex, a global leader in products and systems for marine-based heavy lifting, transfer, and restraint is thrilled to be this year’s recipient of the Woelfel BMEA award for its Off Vessel Tensioning (OVT) BarLatchTM mooring system. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) confers the prestigious award to recognize a… Read more »

Robosys Automation continues global expansion opening new US office to support offshore renewables

Advanced maritime autonomy specialist, Robosys Automation, has announced the opening of its new US office, following another successful year of delivering advanced maritime autonomy and vessel control solutions worldwide. The new US office will be supporting the emerging ocean renewables sector in the Americas maritime markets, including offshore wind farms. Robosys’ VOYAGER AI solutions provides… Read more »

Omron to demonstrate extensive product lineup for EV charging, ESS and solar applications at smarter E Europe 2024

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, 30 May 2024.  Omron Electronic Components Europe has announced it will showcase a range of new innovations that support efficiency and reduction of energy losses for EV charging, electricity storage systems (ESS) and solar applications at the smarter E Europe Exhibition 2024. The exhibition, which takes place in Munich on June 19-21,… Read more »

Pioneering sustainable shipping with Alfa Laval at Posidonia

Alfa Laval is eager to meet customers again at the Posidonia 2024 shipping exhibition, scheduled from 3-7 June in Athens, Greece. The company will present its broad portfolio of marine equipment, solutions and services, including the latest innovations and digital solutions, all aimed at promoting and supporting sustainable shipping. Alfa Laval invites visitors from the… Read more »

New research programme set to develop knowledge on noise mitigation for floating offshore wind

Work has begun on a collaborative marine research project aimed at identifying design innovations and best practice in monitoring and mitigating underwater noise associated with floating offshore wind developments. Experts from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOW CoE) will work alongside project partners Equinor, JASCO Applied Sciences, Scottish Association for Marine Science… Read more »

Ingeteam signs a contract with Grenergy to supply 250 MW of solar power in the emblematic Tabernas desert

Ingeteam has commenced the manufacture of the 70 photovoltaic inverters to be installed in the Tabernas Desert, Spain this year. The solar project is expected to start operating in the coming months and will help reduce CO2 emissions by more than 127,380 tonnes yearly. The company adds a major new project to its portfolio in… Read more »

SolarDuck expands regional office in Japan

The expansion of the SolarDuck office in Tokyo signifies its commitment to the Japanese market and serves the Asia Pacific region to accelerate commercialization. Building on success with first demonstrator delivered in Tokyo SolarDuck gearing up hiring efforts to support its expansion in the region Kick-off event with stakeholders to mark the next stage of… Read more »

New REC Alpha Pro M Series: REC launches HJT solar panel for commercial and industrial rooftop and ground mount installations

Munich, Germany, May 29, 2024 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company, is proud to announce the launch of its REC Alpha Pro M Series. Based on REC’s advanced heterojunction cell technology (HJT), the new solar panel boasts an impressive power output, ranging from 610 to 640 watt-peak (Wp) and is designed specifically… Read more »

Harvesting Earth Observation data for offshore renewables: BLUE-X project kicked off to speed up the energy transition

Seven European partners, including offshore renewable energy and Earth Observation specialists, have teamed up for the BLUE-X project. Together, they will develop a satellite-based decision support tool to accelerate offshore renewable energy deployments.   This is the first ​​blue energy Horizon Europe project funded by the EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA).  More than 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions… Read more »

UK must double rate of EV charge point installation to meet 2030 target

New analysis from Cornwall Insight shows the UK needs to more than double the rate at which it is rolling out publicly accessible charge-points for electric vehicles (EVs) if it is to meet its target of installing 300,000 by the end of the decade. Data analysed for Cornwall Insight’s Electric Vehicle Country Attractiveness (EVCA) Index1,… Read more »

Excelitas Technologies Debuts pco.flim X Camera System for Life Science and Metrology Applications

Enhanced camera system features highest resolution and fastest frame rate for fluorescence lifetime imaging with an image sensor Excelitas Technologies Corp., a leading industrial technology manufacturer focused on delivering innovative, market-driven photonic solutions, today introduced the pco.flim X Camera System. A successor to the pco.flim, the easy-to-use pco.flim X frequency domain (FD) fluorescence lifetime imaging… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum at ACHEMA 2024: Safe Vacuum Generation in Potentially Explosive Zones

Asslar, May 29, 2024. From June 10 to 14, 2024, the international process industry will come together once again at ACHEMA in Frankfurt am Main. Pfeiffer Vacuum will be presenting innovative vacuum solutions at the trade fair. This year, particular attention will be focused on vacuum generation in potentially explosive environments and on the evacuation… Read more »

DNV leads wind energy development with industry standard for next generation blades

The improved rotor blade certification standard was updated through a long-term joint industry project (JIP) to reflect the latest needs of wind turbine owners and manufacturers to ensure safe and reliable rotor blades. Høvik, 29 May 2024 — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has led an innovative initiative resulting in the revision… Read more »

SCHMID Group Takes Next Step Towards Advanced Packaging for Integrated Circuits with Glass Cores

Highlights: Together with partners, the SCHMID Advanced Integrated Circuit (IC) Packaging Lab Solution is currently the sole supplier for full TGV lab with all process steps necessary to turn a bare glass substrate into an Advanced IC Package. The main beneficiaries today are the fast-growing AI and data center sectors but soon after, we see… Read more »

Leading technology centres create network to drive innovation in floating offshore wind

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) have today announced the start of a new programme, the INTOG Innovation Network, focusing on maximising the impact of commercial, pilot scale, innovative, floating wind projects through the INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas) leasing process. This new network will work… Read more »

Burges Salmon acts on £130m funding package to support major wind farm project in Scotland

The firm’s Banking and Finance team has advised Export Development Canada and NatWest on the long-term financing of the Limekiln Wind Farm Independent UK law firm Burges Salmon has advised Export Development Canada (EDC) and NatWest on the long-term financing of a 106MW wind farm, located in Caithness in the Scottish Highlands. Acting as co-mandated… Read more »

Optimized yield in offshore wind farms: Measurement campaign in C²-Wakes project gets underway

Together with its project partners RWE, ForWind (University of Oldenburg – Institute of Physics), and Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES is investigating in the “C²-Wakes – Controlled Cluster Wakes” research project how the total energy yield of offshore wind farms can be optimized. The aim of the project is to… Read more »

Marflet Marine first Spanish merchant fleet shipowner to adopt wind with bound4blue tanker contract

Marflet Marine to install four bound4blue 22-meter-high eSAILs® on oil and chemical tanker Santiago I. Company becomes first Spanish shipowner in merchant fleet to commit to wind assisted propulsion (WAP), with installation scheduled for mid-2025.   Barcelona, May 28, 2024: Marflet Marine (Marflet), one of Spain’s longest standing private shipping companies, has signed a contract… Read more »


DNV has supported SN Aboitiz Power Group on the development of a 24MW/32MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) co-located with the Magat Hydroelectric Power Plant DNV experts across Asia Pacific pooled extensive battery energy storage system expertise for the project Energy storage systems expected to play a crucial role in the Philippine market for moving… Read more »

New North Star vessel bound for East Anglia THREE windfarm

Cochin Shipyard Ltd confirmed to build second SOV for North Star’s growing fleet North Star has secured a contract with Siemens Gamesa to build a hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) bound for long-term charter at the East Anglia THREE offshore windfarm development located off the Suffolk coast, England. This adds an eighth hybrid offshore wind… Read more »

Renewable Parts US Formally Appoints President for North America Region

Following sustained growth over a number of years, Renewable Parts is addressing an increased demand stateside, and has filled this key position with an internal promotion Renewable Parts has grown over the last 13 years to become one of the key independent supply chain specialists in wind in the UK and Europe. Having enhanced their… Read more »

Emmvee Group inks tolling agreement with Hero Future Energies Targets supply of 600 MWp of high-efficiency solar modules

15th May,2024, New Delhi/Bangalore. Emmvee Photovoltaic Power Pvt. Ltd., a pioneering force in solar panel manufacturing, announces a strategic agreement with Hero Future Energies, an independent power producing company in the renewable sector to provide solar modules. Under the agreement, Emmvee will supply up to 600 MWp of high-efficiency solar modules over a two-year period,… Read more »


KENC Engineering is proud to announce that – using our purpose-built Flange Monopile Upending Tool (FMUT) – Van Oord has installed the first monopile foundation at an Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. In the coming months, Van Oord will install a total of 100 monopile foundations at this North Sea location. KENC Engineering was… Read more »


Esteyco is pleased to announce that the WHEEL technology has been named a winner of the second phase of the U.S. Floating Offshore Wind Readiness (FLOWIN) prize by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Jose Serna, Chief Technology Officer in Esteyco, said: “We are very pleased and committed to keep working hard so the Esteyco´s… Read more »

Equans partners with UrbanChain to deliver virtual power plant in Dudley

Project is Europe’s first net zero carbon neighbourhood Equans, has announced a major boost for its pioneering project in Brockmoor, Dudley, where the company is set to deliver Europe’s first net zero carbon neighbourhood – tackling climate change and fuel poverty in tandem. Equans will partner with UrbanChain, a peer-to-peer (P2P) energy exchange company and… Read more »