Author: Francesco

Balance Power wins appeal on Wolverhampton West 50MW battery storage project

Balance Power today announces it has won an appeal on a 50MW battery storage project in Wolverhampton West, on the edge of South Staffordshire. The battery storage project was approved on appeal after an inspector found that the environmental benefits provided special circumstances for being located in the Green Belt, and directly align with national efforts to decarbonise… Read more »

KENZFIGEE LAUNCHES LIFT SOLUTION FOR MAJOR COMPONENT EXCHANGES ON OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES

KenzFigee, a well-established lifting and service specialist of high end equipment for the marine, offshore and wind energy industry, officially launches its first up-tower crane solution for offshore application at the WindEnergy Conference & Exhibition in Hamburg. After an extensive development process, KenzFigee launches its first generation up-tower crane for offshore application. This GenHookTM offshore… Read more »

Meyer Burger seizes opportunity for accelerated growth and plans ordinary capital increase targeting gross proceeds of up to CHF 250 million

The Board of Directors therefore proposes an ordinary capital increase to its shareholders to be resolved upon on an Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting convened for October 28, 2022, in Thun, Switzerland. The imperative to decarbonize the global energy supply has recently been augmented by a global energy crisis, most acutely in Europe. Solar and wind energy… Read more »

RP Global Announces Rebrand and Launch of New Website

RP Global today revealed its new brand outlook and launched its new website. RP Global is a large-scale developer with 35+ years of experience in the renewable energy sector. Its new brand colours, blue and green, have been selected to represent not only stability, but also the sustainable energy RP Global generates throughout its operations…. Read more »

More than 27,000 jobs supported by Scotland’s renewable energy sector, new report finds

Latest update from Fraser of Allander Institute finds the industry also generated an estimated £5.6bn in output and supported more than £2.5bn in gross value added (GVA) Calls for UK and Scottish Governments to significantly improve data available on renewable energy sector in time for 2023 report Scotland’s renewable energy industry and its supply chain… Read more »

Revolutionizing wind turbine data driven rotor monitoring and alarm systems with new Ventus TripleCMAS

Ventus Group has launched TripleCMAS, a product that converts the rotor and swept area into a condition monitoring and alarm system. Launched on a global scale simultaneously at Wind Energy Hamburg in Europe and at the Renewable Energy India Expo 2022, TripleCMAS offers a new way of improving asset health and performance management thanks to… Read more »

COWI celebrates engineering contract with Statkraft for the proposed NISA offshore wind farm

04/10 October 2022: COWI, a leading international engineering consulting group, has been selected by Statkraft as owner’s engineer for the North Irish Sea Array (NISA) offshore wind farm. COWI will support Statkraft in preparing an auction application for the first offshore competition under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS-1) in Ireland. COWI will be responsible… Read more »

New trade fair management for HUSUM WIND

Diana Haagen assumed her position as project director of HUSUM WIND on 1 October| Trade fair launches web portal in a new design HUSUM | 6 October 2022. HUSUM WIND, leading technology trade fair for renewable energy for the German market, has a new management. Diana Haagen started as project director for HUSUM WIND on… Read more »

Vigilance on Food Fraud Needed in Light of CO2 Scarcity

Food manufacturers are being urged to prioritise quality checks when choosing new CO2 suppliers, in order to minimise food fraud risk. The warning comes from global assurance provider, LRQA, following the recent closure of two plants which provided a combined total of 60% of the UK’s food grade CO2. The shutdowns came as the cost… Read more »

Rotterdam based Barge Master receives 7,5 million for a more efficient installation of off-shore wind farms

Barge Master successfully develops motion-compensating solutions for the off-shore industry. By means of machines developed in Rotterdam, it is still possible to work accurately and safely on the open sea with significant wave motions. Due to their recent innovation on their existing technology, the solution now also offers great added value for the construction of offshore wind… Read more »

Agreement to Deploy up to 200 MW / 2 GWh of Long-Duration Energy Storage Solutions

Wilsonville, Ore. and Sacramento, Calif. – September 20, 2022 – ESS Inc. (“ESS”) (NYSE:GWH), a leading manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the nation’s sixth-largest, community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, today announced an agreement to provide up to 200 megawatts (MW) / 2 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of ESS’… Read more »

AAL partners with Merchant Shipping in India

Singapore, Tuesday 20th September 2022: AAL Shipping (AAL) has appointed Mumbai-based shipping company Merchant Shipping Services PVT Ltd. to be its exclusive commercial agency representative in India – a move that will harness yet further the cargo opportunities available to local shippers through its expanding ‘Europe – Middle East/India – Asia Monthly Liner Service’ (EUMEIA) and… Read more »

Certex UK Wins Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm Framework

A £3 billion joint venture between TotalEnergies (51%) and SSE Renewables (49%), Seagreen, located approx. 17 miles offshore, will be Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed bottom offshore wind farm. It will provide enough green energy to power more than 1.6 million homes. V164-10 MW turbines have been positioned on each of the 114… Read more »

Government business energy scheme will cost up to £25bn

Robert Buckley, Head of Relationship Development at Cornwall Insight said: “The new government scheme will bring significant relief to many businesses and public sector organisations as they try to navigate the unprecedented energy rises. Economically it was important that government took action. “The reduction in energy costs will be substantial. As a proxy and noting… Read more »

GoodWe Unveiling Plans for a Solar Future at Solar and Storage Live

Solar manufacturer GoodWe is set to unveil two new products at Solar and Storage Live 2022. The products to be showcased at the UK’s flagship solar and renewables event, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 18th – 20th October, include a new model of GoodWe’s innovative hybrid inverter and a domestic energy storage solution that… Read more »

Sulzer Schmid completes massive European rotor blade inspection campaign for Vestas

Sulzer Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for wind rotor blade inspections, announced today that it has completed its fourth successive European inspection campaign for Vestas, covering 4,000 wind turbines in seven countries across Northern and Central Europe. The collected data gives Vestas and their customers actionable insights on the health of their fleet…. Read more »

PURUS MARINE ACQUIRES CTV PROVIDER HST – ADVISORY BY WATERWORKS

Waterworks Offshore Concepts’ Germany office is proud to have acted as the sole sell-side advisor in the transaction between UK-based HST Marine Holdings and Purus Marine. This deal perfectly supports the growth ambitions at HST Marine while enabling Purus Wind‘s platform model to thrive on its way to become a market leader in CTVs, SOVs… Read more »

Solar Solutions and AIONRISE partner for the manufacture of Electrolux solar modules for North America

Anaheim, 19th September 2022 -Solar Solutions Group, official licensee of Electrolux branded solar products, is pleased to announce a  partnership with AIONRISE for the manufacture of high quality Electrolux solar modules for the North American market and beyond. The Electrolux brand has always stood for  quality, forward-thinking, design-led solutions and and has a huge focus… Read more »

Denmark’s CNC Onsite first to offer onsite wind turbine blade root repairs

VEJLE, Denmark, 8 September 2022 – Blade root damage to older wind turbines previously could only be repaired at the manufacturing site, requiring expensive logistics and long downtime, which often left operators with no choice but to purchase a new blade or scrap the entire turbine. With its new portable tool developed to efficiently replace… Read more »

Cornwall Insight responds to the government energy announcement

Gareth Miller, CEO at Cornwall Insight said: “Cornwall Insight welcomes the government’s objective to address the affordability of energy for both domestic and business consumers in the UK. The policy announcements made today will alleviate some of the hardship consumers have been concerned about for many months. “On the household side of the equation, industry… Read more »

Dan Bernadett Joins ArcVera Renewables to Lead Global Wind Engineering Team

ArcVera Renewables, a leading provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar and energy storage projects, confirms the appointment of Dan Bernadett as its new Global Director of Wind Engineering. Mr. Bernadett comes to ArcVera Renewables from UL Renewables, and before that AWS Truepower, where he held titles such as Chief Engineer and Global… Read more »

More energy out of the wind: Graz-based green tech eologix receives million-euro investment

eologix, Austrian market leader for ice detection on wind turbines, develops sensors that measure directly on the rotor blade surface, making renewable energies even more attractive. With new international investors, novel applications and internationalization are now to be driven forward. Graz, Austria: Renewable energies can ensure a secure energy future. The Graz-based green tech eologix… Read more »

ABB & Caverion collaborate to accelerate carbon-neutral buildings

ABB and Caverion, a Northern & Central European-based expert for smart and sustainable built environments, today announced an agreement to strengthen their collaboration to advance energy efficiency and sustainability. The shared aim of the collaboration is to address carbon reduction challenges in select markets by providing advanced, joint offerings in line with evolving customer needs… Read more »

Lower Saxony official partner state of HUSUM WIND

North German state presents itself at trade fair 2023 with numerous companies   HUSUM | 8 September 2022. Lower Saxony has been named the official partner state of HUSUM WIND 2023. The federal state, intensively committed to a “green” transformation of the energy system and the economy, is once again represented in Husum along with a… Read more »

Scottish Renewables launches new team to support energy transition

Green shift is vital for Scotland to hit net-zero targets Energy supply chain expert Emma Harrick appointed to lead role Industry body Scottish Renewables is broadening its range of services by introducing an expert team to support Scotland’s renewable energy supply chain and those transitioning into the industry from other sectors such as oil and… Read more »

Dutch wind energy start-up used €4+ million for further development

The wind energy of the future  Kitepower’s ‘mobile wind turbines’ speak to the imagination. A kind of tether connects a sea container to the kite. The kite turns in a crosswind figure of eight pattern, which produces energy. In the future, one container will be able to provide enough electricity for up to 150 households. … Read more »

SeaRenergy and ASSC bring “Spirit of Emden” into service – offering Cargo Runs in the German North Sea

Hamburg, 7th September 2022  Due to the current development in the offshore supply vessel market with increasing vessel demand  in the North Sea and the first generation of Offshore Wind PSV being no longer available, all wind  farm operators in the German North Sea are facing great challenges in securing the supply for their  assets… Read more »

Equinor submits application for Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extensions

Equinor has today applied to the Planning Inspectorate for permission to build extensions to both the Sheringham Shoal and the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms, both of which are situated off the North Norfolk coast. Equinor’s Development Consent Order (DCO) submission for the Sheringham Shoal Extension Project (SEP) and the Dudgeon Extension Project (DEP) comprises a… Read more »

Jan De Nul completes foundation and cable installation on the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Jan De Nul Group successfully completed the installation of the 47 jacket foundations and 188 pin piles, the 4 export and 47 inter array cables on the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan. With the achievement of these major milestones, Jan De Nul brings its EPCI scope onto the final straight towards completion in… Read more »

LONGi launches new 66-cell PV module design for European solar market

05.09.2022 – LONGi, the world leader in solar technology, is adding another half-cut cell module version to its successful HiMO5 product range. Developed specifically for European markets, it is based on the global standard M10 wafer size and features 66 cells and a new frame design. With the new design, installers have the added option… Read more »

Announcing new service levels from the world’s leading provider of submarine cable data….

Still the best, but with a new name! GeoCablePro GeoCable has now been renamed GeoCablePro and has for many decades provided precise subsea cable data to customers world wide’ Manipulate data and plan cable routes with full access to the GeoCable data set using your GIS software GeoCablePro is only available on a subscription basis… Read more »

UK Renewable Tech Pioneer ONYX Opens Innovation Lab at Nottingham HQ, Amid Rapid Global Expansion

Nottingham, UK, September 7th, 2022 – ONYX Insight, a leading provider of data analytics and engineering expertise to the global wind industry, announces the opening of an Advanced Sensing and Engineering laboratory at its UK headquarters in Nottingham today. This is following the businesses recent announcement reporting exponential international growth over the last 6 years, as… Read more »

Onshore wind vision and development of offshore supply chain announced in Programme for Government

The First Minister today (September 6) announced she is committed to publishing the final Onshore Wind Policy Statement and a Vision for Onshore Wind in Scotland, which will set out how 12GW of onshore wind can be developed. This commitment to onshore wind mirrors Scottish Renewables’ earlier call for an Onshore Wind Sector Deal which… Read more »

New polling shows overwhelming majority of UK population supports wind and solar

Polling commissioned by RenewableUK shows there is overwhelming public support for building new wind and solar farms to lower bills and tackle the cost of living crisis. The polling data, published by Survation, shows that 77% of people throughout the UK think the Government should use new wind and solar farms to reduce electricity bills,… Read more »

TrinaTracker adds 55 MW more to its project portfolio in Kenya.

7th September 2022, TrinaTracker, a global leading tracking solutions provider, completes “Kesses,” a 55 MW PV installation located in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. The project is owned by Alten Energías Renovables and built by Voltalia in partnership with TrinaTracker. The installation includes 103.936 ultra-high-power modules mounted on 928 single-axe Vanguard 2P trackers, with an… Read more »