Author: Farshid


Oakland, Calif., 23 May, 2024 : DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, is pleased to announce that they have been selected as a contractor by the North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) to support the administration of the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Fluorinated gas (F-gas) Reduction Incentive Program (FRIP). F-gases are commonly used as… Read more »

Understanding IEC standards will make PV testing safer

It is essential to understand the complicated safety and measurement standards and categories when setting up and maintaining large photovoltaic installations, says Mark Bakker, Field Application Engineer at Fluke. The most important standard that engineers working on high-voltage DC environments such as grid connected photovoltaic (PV) systems need to be aware of is IEC 62446-1,… Read more »

TenneT ‘socket’ installed for West Beta wind farm off Egmond aan Zee coast

On behalf of TenneT, the undercarriage (jacket) for the Hollandse Kust (west Beta) transformer platform was successfully placed on the seabed off the North Holland coast during the past Pentecost weekend. The ready-made superstructure (topside) will be installed next year. Wind farm operator RWE/OranjeWind can then connect the wind farm, which will be built at… Read more »

Intersolar 2024: SolarEdge to Unveil Next-Gen Solutions for Superior Energy Optimisation

21 May, 2024 – SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in smart energy technology, will unveil its next-generation products and solutions at this year’s Intersolar exhibition (Munich, 18-19 June, 2024). With a focus on delivering energy optimisation across its entire smart energy ecosystem, SolarEdge will present at its booth (Hall B4, Stand 110) new technologies and… Read more »

Apollo and DOF Help to Deliver Groundbreaking £145k Study on Gigawatt-Scale Floating Offshore Wind Installation

In a significant advancement for the offshore renewable energy sector, Apollo and DOF, in collaboration with the ORE Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FoWCoE), have announced the results of a groundbreaking £145k study on gigawatt-scale floating offshore wind installation methods. Installing a single, state-of-the-art floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT) represents a milestone in offshore marine… Read more »

Hexagon Purus and Hino Trucks Introduce Tern: A Pioneering Electric Heavy-Duty Truck

Las Vegas, NV, May 20, 2024 – Today at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Hexagon Purus in partnership with Hino Trucks, proudly announces the launch of Tern, a dedicated zero-emission truck brand along with their inaugural vehicle model, the RC8, a groundbreaking battery electric Class 8 tractor tailored for the U.S. market. This innovative… Read more »

Cornwall Insight release final forecast for July price cap

Cornwall Insight has announced its final forecast for the July – September Q3 2024 Default Tariff Cap (price cap) following the closure of the observation window1 on 16 May. For a typical dual fuel household2 we predict the July price cap to be £1,574 per annum. This is a fall of approximately 7% from the current… Read more »

Jan De Nul reaffirms belief in energy transition with order for new XL cable-laying vessel

Demand for subsea cables to support a global offshore energy transition is high. The Fleeming Jenkin, due for delivery in 2026, has already booked her first projects. Jan De Nul Group has installed 2,500 kilometres of submarine cables in 25 countries to date, playing a key role in that transition. The order for a new… Read more »

EnBW starts construction of XXL wind farm in the North Sea

The rotor of a wind turbine of the latest generation covers the area of ​​six football fields. 64 of these gigantic buildings are intended to advance the energy transition in the North Sea. The Karlsruhe-based energy group EnBW is building the largest wind farm to date on the high seas in the North Sea , which will at… Read more »

Wind Power LAB launch lightning surveillance technology

Reducing wind turbine repair costs and operational downtime by more than 40% Danish-based Wind Power LAB (WPL) have launched an innovative lightning surveillance tool tailored to combat strike damages to wind farms through early detection of potential risk. The new Lightning Analysis Service, known as LASSIE, offers major cost savings in excess of 40% because… Read more »

FuelEU for thought: new regulation leaves DoC holder with fuel liabilities risk, says OceanScore

Implementation of the FuelEU Maritime regulation from 2025 presents an accountability dilemma for shipping as it is currently the Document of Compliance (DoC) holder that will be held responsible for fuel selection and could therefore face penalties – contrary to the ‘polluter pays’ principle, according to OceanScore. Shipping companies must start preparing now for the… Read more »

Winds of change: Ampelmann signs two E1000 systems to drive growth in Taiwan’s offshore wind market

Ampelmann, the Dutch offshore access provider, has signed a new contract for two E1000 systems to work in Taiwan onboard two multipurpose support vessels to provide accommodation and walk to work services for end client Vestas Taiwan. The E1000 systems have been signed to assist in turbine commissioning. This new contract reaffirms Ampelmann’s position in… Read more »

Robots and humans take intelligent manufacturing to the next level

ABB China’s Xiamen switchgear factory awarded CMMM® Level IV certification for advanced intelligent manufacturing processes| First electrical distribution equipment manufacturer in China to be awarded this level of certification Intelligent manufacturing halves delivery times and improves quality   The investment in intelligent manufacturing at ABB China’s Xiamen switchgear and grid components facility, which has increased… Read more »


Celtic Renewables continues to lead the sustainable chemical revolution Scottish technology-led producer of green chemicals, Celtic Renewables, has launched its latest crowdfunding campaign with Crowdcube aiming to raise a minimum of £2.75 million to boost operational capacity and scale revenue growth. Celtic Renewables is the first in the world to produce and supply green chemicals… Read more »

A Systematic Ground-Mounted PV solution: Easy to install thanks to aluminium and universal anchoring

One advantage of ground-mounted photovoltaic systems is that they can generally achieve a higher output per area than roof-mounted systems. This means that such PV solutions are increasingly becoming the focus of the energy transition. With the K2 N-Rack, the Renningen-based mounting system manufacturer K2 Systems offers a new way to realise the installation of… Read more »

VideoRay Awarded $92.6M US Navy Maritime Expeditionary Standoff Response (MESR) Production Contract for Mission Specialist Technology

POTTSTOWN, PA USA (May 14, 2024) — VideoRay LLC, a rapidly growing defense technology company, announced today that it has been awarded a $92.6M USD five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for the continuous production, sustainment, and development of the MK20 Defender Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) platform for the US Navy’s Maritime Expeditionary Standoff Response (MESR). This… Read more »

£86m investment in offshore wind research facilities to accelerate UK development of next generation of super turbines

Development of the world’s most advanced wind turbine blade and drive train testing assets at ORE Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, Northumberland, set to deliver major boost to UK growth from offshore wind. Ambitious plans to keep the UK at the forefront of technology development in offshore wind have been given the green… Read more »

LONGi sets new world record with 27.30% for heterojunction back contact cells and renames next generation silicon tera wafer to TaiRay Wafer

Frankfurt am Main, 14th May 2024 – With 27.30%, LONGi sets a new world record for silicon heterojunction back-contact (HBC) solar cells, beating its own record from December 2023. The Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH) has certified this new record under laboratory conditions. This is LONGi’s 17th new world record in solar… Read more »

Nordex Group starts the year with solid sales growth and an EBITDA margin of 3.3%; Full year guidance confirmed

Strong order intake of 2.1 GW 29% growth in sales year over year First quarter EBITDA reaches EUR 52 million Working capital ratio at minus 7.0 percent   Hamburg, 14 May 2024. The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) generated sales of EUR 1,574 million, which corresponds to a growth of 29 percent (Q1/2023: EUR 1,217 million)…. Read more »

Solis Confirms Compliance with UK Cyber Security Regulation

The UK is one of the first major markets to insist that manufacturers of consumer connected devices comply with cyber security rules – including solar inverters. 13 May 2024, London, United Kingdom: Solis Inverters (the company), a global powerhouse in the solar energy industry, announces full compliance with the new Product Security & Telecommunications Infrastructure… Read more »

Glamox lands contract to light the world’s most environmentally friendly intermediate-sized chemical tankers

Oslo, Norway, 14 May 2024: Glamox, a world leader in lighting, has won a contract to light two Vinga series vessels, regarded as the most advanced high-end intermediate-sized chemical tankers in the world, owned and operated by Sweden’s Furetank AB. Glamox will provide complete outdoor and indoor marine LED lighting for its two latest vessels in… Read more »

Operation Clean Sweep: Starting the Wave

Plastic usage pervades modern life, with more plastic products being produced each year. Yet, this convenience comes at a grave cost, as the lifecycle of plastic generates a staggering amount of waste. From the inception of raw materials to the final disposal of products, plastic waste proliferates largely unchecked. The consequences are dire: according to… Read more »

Gilbarco Veeder-Root announces turnkey EV charging business

Konect set to transform EV forecourt and fleet charging; SK Signet, an EV charger developer, to provide Gilbarco Veeder-Root with market-leading fast-charging hardware solutions. Konect delivers a comprehensive turnkey electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure specifically designed to enhance fuel retailers’ ROI and accelerate the transition to electric mobility Launched today at UNITI expo, Konect encompasses… Read more »

CHINT and PVH enhance their position in global solar market with strategic alliance

Shanghai, April 8 – CHINT New Energy (CHINT) and PV Hardware (PVH) celebrated a significant milestone with the signing of a Strategy Cooperation Agreement on April 8th in Shanghai. Mr. Martin Liu, Director of Overseas Investment Department of CHINT, and Mr. Carlos López, Chief Revenue Officer of PVH, sealed the agreement, marking the beginning of… Read more »

Scottish Renewables celebrates James Blyth – the locally born father of wind power

Industry body unveils plaque at former home of wind power pioneer Blyth’s great grandchildren attend celebration of his life in Aberdeenshire Scottish Renewables has recognised the achievements of James Blyth, ‘the father of wind power’, with the unveiling of a plaque at his former home in Marykirk, Aberdeenshire – the first building in the world… Read more »

Jan De Nul Group started 2023 with a high level of confidence, but our expectations were far exceeded.

The turnover continued to grow to 2.9 billion euro, a record in the history of the Group. This led to an increase in EBITDA with 39% to 610 million euro or 21% on turnover, globally resulting in a strong profit of 296 million euro. These growth figures were achieved in a balanced manner through various… Read more »

Remote Energy Celebrates Graduation of Spring 2024 Women’s Only Solar Fundamentals Class

Remote Energy proudly celebrates the graduation of 53 remarkable women from its Spring 2024 Women’s Only Solar Fundamentals with Energy Storage Units 1 & 2 Class. This diverse cohort, representing Uganda, Cameroon, Tanzania, and Kenya, embarked on a transformative journey of intensive training. Their dedication not only deepened their solar skills but also shattered the barriers… Read more »

Towards Japan’s first technology demonstration of offshore floating photovoltaic power generation.

“Tokyo Bay eSG Project” is now a reality, showcasing the potential of local renewable energy production at sea in Japan through the application of cutting-edge technology.” Tokyu Land Corporation (Head Office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroaki Hoshino) and SolarDuck B.V. (“SolarDuck”, Head Office: Rotterdam, the Netherlands; CEO: Koen Burgers), in collaboration with Kyocera Communication Systems Corporation,… Read more »

Pioneering South Hampshire College Group launches new Digital Training Vessel for public educational spearheading of new and innovative maritime skills

South Hampshire College Group (SHCG), a large and newly merged college group, that brings together three Further Education colleges from Southampton, Eastleigh and Fareham has taken delivery of a pioneering resource to meet the needs of new and emerging skills in the Solent region, through the acquisition of a state-of-the-art Digital Training Vessel. Believed a… Read more »

Ingeteam awarded a new 380 MW photovoltaic project in Australia

Ingeteam is supplying the transformer substations for the construction of the Aldoga solar power plant, developed by Acciona Energía. The project is expected to be fully operational by mid-2025. This is the first Australian solar power project to be equipped with Ingeteam’s new central inverter model.   Ingeteam has been selected by Acciona Energía as… Read more »

LONGi Sets New World-Record for Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency, Launching 2nd Generation Ultra-Efficient BC-Based Module

Marid, Spain, May 7th, 2024 – LONGi Green Energy Technology Co. today announces that the company has broken another world-record for silicon solar cell efficiency only 4 months after it last set a world-record in this area. As certified by Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), new silicon heterojunction back-contact (HBC) solar cells designed by LONGi… Read more »

Offshore wind is booming – the impact will be felt at WindEnergy Hamburg

Two thirds of Europe’s wind energy capacity is located onshore, but the offshore segment is catching up. As much as 40 gigawatts could be added this year alone. This brings huge business potential to the industry, and WindEnergy Hamburg provides a perfect platform to make it all happen. Steady winds and sufficient space for large,… Read more »

REC Group receives EcoVadis Silver Medal for its advanced ESG efforts

This recognition places REC among the top 15% of assessed companies in the electronic goods manufacturing industry globally. Singapore, May 8, 2024 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company with its cell and module manufacturing sites in Singapore, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious EcoVadis Silver Medal for… Read more »

New Emerson Pressure Regulator Maximizes Hydrogen-Powered Vehicle Fuel Efficiency, Improves Reliability

With a contamination-resistant design, the TESCOM HV-7000 Series provides stable pressure delivery in all flow conditions with a longer service life United Kingdom, (Apr. 29, 2024) – Emerson: Emerson has launched the TESCOMTM HV-7000 Series two-stage pressure-reducing regulator, which is designed to maximize fuel efficiency and improve reliability in hydrogen-powered vehicles. Easy to install, HV-7000… Read more »