Author: Francesco

UK Power Networks Partners with GE Digital on Smart Substation Project to Drive Net Zero Outcomes

SAN RAMON, Calif. – December 9, 2021 – GE Digital today announced that it is partnering with its valued customer UK Power Networks on a world-first smart substation project. The project, known as Constellation, is designed to optimize utilization of the distribution network to facilitate the rise of renewable energy generation across the United Kingdom…. Read more »

Dieseko supplies world’s largest Vibratory Hammer to Saipem for Monopile installation on Calvados Offshore Wind Farm

Dieseko, the Dutch manufacturer of Innovative Foundation Equipment, has secured a contract with Saipem for the supply of the Vibratory Hammer used to install the Monopiles on the Calvados Offshore Wind Farm (Courseulles-sur-Mer). The Calvados OWF is a 450MW offshore wind farm (64 Wind Turbines) and is located approximately 15km north of the city of… Read more »

Jan De Nul has been awarded the transport & installation for Vesterhav Nord & Syd wind farm in Denmark

For the offshore wind farm Vesterhav Nord & Syd in Denmark, Jan De Nul Group will transport and install a total of 41 wind turbines of 8.4 MW each on behalf of Vattenfall Denmark. All together, these turbines will produce enough green electricity for the annual needs of approximately 380,000 Danish households. Jan De Nul’s… Read more »

Renewable energy generation boosted by more than 100% in US-first demonstration project

Energy software provider, Smarter Grid Solutions, in partnership with AVANGRID, a leading sustainable energy company, have delivered a ground-breaking US grid integration project that has the potential to more than double wind and solar generation connections by using innovative new software that maximises grid capacity. The Flexible Interconnect Capacity Solution (FICS) project has successfully connected… Read more »

Expansion of offshore wind energy creates value and employment across Germany

Bremerhaven, 7 December 2021 – The expansion of onshore and offshore wind energy can create more jobs in the wind industry in North Rhine-Westphalia than would be reduced by a faster coal phase-out. This is the result of a recent study by the market research institute wind:research, which was supported by WAB as part of… Read more »

UK rare-earth-free innovator GreenSpur receives generator order from US firm Wind Harvest

The delivery of three patented 70kW rare-earth-free generators in mid-2022 will support Wind Harvest’s vertical axis wind turbine design ambitions UK firm GreenSpur Wind has today confirmed an order for three 70kW rare-earth-free permanent magnet direct drive generators to Wind Harvest International of the United States. The transaction represents a first US sale for GreenSpur…. Read more »

Waga Energy and Meridiam secure refinancing of four biomethane units from French banks consortium

Waga Energy, the European leader in the production of biomethane from landfill gas, and Meridiam, an investment fund specializing in public infrastructure finance, obtained a non-recourse loan of 10.4 million euros from BNP Paribas and Banque Populaire Grand Ouest to refinance four WAGABOX® biomethane units located in France. The deal underpins Waga Energy’s ability to rely… Read more »

Leading renewable energy projects crowned at Scottish Green Energy Awards

More than 1,000 people returned in-person to Edinburgh to see 13 winners announced Director of industry body says shortlist highlights the “leaps of innovation” of Scotland’s renewable energy industry A pioneering energy storage system which has been developed using the simple principle of gravity has been handed a top award by Scotland’s renewable energy industry… Read more »

The Crosby Group acquires Airpes

Innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for the Wind Energy & Industrial markets Richardson, Texas, USA — The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, today announced that it has acquired Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (“Airpes”). Airpes, based in Barcelona, Spain, is the leader in developing… Read more »

Nordex Group receives order for 50 MW from Scotland

Hamburg, 2 December 2021. Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT), managed by Octopus Renewables Limited, has commissioned the Nordex Group to supply twelve N133 turbines for the Cumberhead wind farm in Scotland. The turbines will each be operated in an optimised mode of 4.165 MW. The order also includes a Premium Service for the maintenance and… Read more »


Global renewable energy equipment manufacturer FIMER, has announced its market-leading FIMER FLEXA AC Wallbox family of chargepoints has received certification from the UK’s Office of Zero Emissions (OZEV) – part of the Department for Transport – meaning it is now available for installation in the UK. The Italian-based company, which is the fourth largest tier… Read more »

3D-Micromac AG Announces Change in the Management Board

Marko Gerlach appointed Chief Financial Officer Chemnitz, Germany, December 1, 2021 – 3D-Micromac AG, the industry leader in laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the semiconductor, photovoltaic (PV), medical device and electronics markets, announces that its management board has appointed Marko Gerlach to the role of chief financial officer effective immediately. As CFO, Marko… Read more »

Koch Engineered Solutions Acquires DEPCOM Power to Build New Industry Platform In Renewables And Electrical Infrastructure Value Chain

DEPCOM’s full-service solar power solutions will be central to Koch Industries’ development of renewable electric generation platform Wichita, Kan. – Nov. 30, 2021 – Koch Engineered Solutions LLC (KES), a unit of Koch Industries Inc. (Koch), today announced the acquisition of DEPCOM Power Inc. (DEPCOM). DEPCOM is a leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm… Read more »

Ingeteam supplies battery inverters to a 20MW/80MWh ESS project in California

The Johanna 1 & 2 projects try to determine whether clean distributed energy can offset the increasing demand for electricity in central Orange County. Ingeteam has supplied 20 battery inverters for this milestone project owned and operated by Hecate Energy and built by Mitsubishi Power. Ingeteam. December 1, 2021. Ingeteam Inc., a manufacturer of solar… Read more »

DHSS scoops Agency contract with Jan De Nul for TenneT project Hollandse Kust (Noord) (west Alpha)

Jan De Nul has awarded the ships agency contract to DHSS with regards to its installation of high voltage cables for the grid connection for the projects Hollandse Kust (Noord) and (West Alpha) of TenneT. Jan De Nul, as part of the consortium “JLC” together with LS-Cable & System, are responsible for the supply and… Read more »

CORROSION and ProCon today announced a new strategic partnership to enhance their Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) system offering to customers around the world

By teaming up, CORROSION and ProCon will be able to better serve customers through a larger combined network of local offices to offer local content and local know-how, together with providing more detailed technical information about their ICCP systems. “CORROSION is delighted to announce that it is partnering with ProCon,” said Niels Ros, Manager Offshore… Read more »

Contract signing at WindEurope Electric City 2021 as wind Lidar heads to the Adriatic to support a low carbon development strategy for gas platforms

A confidential owner of oil and gas platforms in the North Adriatic Concession area has contracted renewable energy consultancy Megajoule to install multiple wind Lidars as part of the company’s Low Carbon Development Strategy.   The offshore industry standard Lidar ZX 300M will be deployed to begin taking measurements up to 300m from their installed… Read more »

Plug in here and play offshore with Ports of Normandy!

Active in every aspect of the industry (production, logistics, maintenance), Ports of Normandy’s three sites – Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg and Dieppe – have the broadest geographic reach on the coast of France. They feature some of the most efficient port facilities and are currently creating almost 1000 direct jobs. On the occasion of the Wind Europe… Read more »

Ingeteam celebrates 10 Years of Production in Milwaukee, WI

Since opening the production plant ten years ago, Ingeteam has manufactured in Milwaukee more than 3,000 Indar wind generators. Ingeteam has surpassed the 2GW figure of solar inverters supplied to the US. Ingeteam. Milwaukee, WI. November 23rd, 2021. Ingeteam is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the completion of its US offices and production plant, located… Read more »

Hanwha Solutions makes $160.47 million investment in REC Silicon to secure low-carbon polysilicon in US

Hanwha Solutions Corporation, which operates complete energy solutions provider Q CELLS, agrees to purchase 16.67% stake in REC Silicon ASA for $160.47 million. This investment aims to secure the supply of key photovoltaic raw materials to meet growing US consumer demand for domestically manufactured products. Additional investments are expected once US Congress passes the SEMA… Read more »

Composite materials set to enable the next generation of wind turbines with Joule Challenge project launch

A flagship £5m, 20-month programme, funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) through its Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) will set out a detailed roadmap for incorporating radically new composite-based components in the next-generation of offshore wind turbines. Developing a manufacturing capability for the large components integral to next-generation turbines is… Read more »

Strategic Power Projects announce progress with grid connection for new Solar & Battery storage project in Louth

Embargo 00.01 Monday 22 November 2021 Eirgrid and ESB have published the list of renewable energy projects which will receive grid connection offers through the ECP 2.2 process.  Strategic Power Projects, a leading Irish renewables developer, is delighted to have confirmation that it will receive a grid connection offer to develop a 185MW hybrid solar… Read more »

World’s first inline Active Heave Compensator successfully tested by Seaqualize, together with Van Oord

In no less than 62 hours of rigorous offshore testing, tech scale-up Seaqualize successfully completed offshore trials for its inline Active Heave Compensator (iAHC), the ‘Delta600’. Together with testing partners Van Oord and nautical research institute MARIN, the offshore lifting tool was tested for fixed-to-floating, floating-to-fixed and floating-to-floating transfers of 300mT loads. The Delta600 is… Read more »

Jan De Nul and LS Cable & System complete, on behalf of TenneT, first 90 km of submarine power cables for the Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) wind farms

LS Cable & System and Jan De Nul Group announce the completion of the first lot of submarine power cables for TenneT’s offshore projects Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) in the Netherlands. Jan De Nul’s cable laying vessel Isaac Newton will load the 220 kV AC cables from LS Cable’s factory in Donghae, South… Read more »

Ingeteam to showcase its latest onshore and offshore wind power technologies at WindEurope Electric City 2021

Ingeteam, the global specialist in wind energy drivetrain technology, will participate at WindEurope’s Electric City 2021Exhibition & Conference, a key global trade event for companies operating in the wind energy industry. The focus of this year’s event will be “Building a clean economy” in line with Fit for 55, the EU’s commitment to cut greenhouse… Read more »

Development of the Caen-Ouistreham outport

Construction is beginning on the future Calvados Offshore Windfarm operations and maintenance base Ouistreham, 18 November 2021 – Construction has just begun on the Calvados Offshore Windfarm operations and maintenance base on the Port of Caen-Ouistreham. This operations and maintenance base is to be the workplace of some one hundred people from 2023. The works… Read more »

Global scale initiative. HeliOIS and DHSS to join forces taking the offshore aviation service to the next level.

HeliOIS and DHSS are now joining forces to become a one-stop-shop provider of offshore aviation services to support the entire offshore energy industry. HeliOIS is a full-scope service provider of tailored aviation solutions for the Offshore Energy, with Subject Matter Experts representing more than 20 years of experience in the industry. The company offers full… Read more »

Global scale initiative. HeliOIS and DHSS to join forces taking the offshore aviation service to the next level

HeliOIS and DHSS are now joining forces to become a one-stop-shop provider of offshore aviation services to support the entire offshore energy industry. HeliOIS is a full-scope service provider of tailored aviation solutions for the Offshore Energy, with Subject Matter Experts representing more than 20 years of experience in the industry. The company offers full… Read more »

WBD helps Anaergia secure €100 million funding for energy from waste projects in Italy

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has advised Anaergia, a global leader in the production of clean energy, fertilizer, and recycled water from virtually any waste stream, on its €100 million junior loan note funding programme with Arjun Infrastructure Partners, a leading independent European infrastructure asset manager. The funding will support Anaergia’s development of between… Read more »

REC TwinPeak 4 Series certified as a Low Carbon Footprint solar panel by CERTISOLIS

The latest-generation of the popular REC TwinPeak solar panel is now CERTISOLIS-certified for CRE4 and PPE2 tenders as well as for rooftop installations between 100 and 500 kWp in France. Munich, Germany, November 17, 2021 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company headquartered in Norway, announces that the fourth generation of its multiple… Read more »

CRP Subsea expands with new renewables manufacturing facility

CRP Subsea has made a large-scale investment in a new manufacturing facility to support their transition from primarily oil & gas into the renewables market. The purpose-built manufacturing facility includes a state-of-the-art semi-automated production line for the NjordGuard cable protection system used in offshore wind farms.   The new facility enables CRP Subsea to significantly… Read more »

Clir Renewables named one of Canada’s Companies-to-Watch in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ program

Vancouver, November 17, 2021 — Clir Renewables, the leading provider of performance optimization software for wind and solar projects, announced that they have won a Companies-to-Watch award from Deloitte. The award spotlights emerging companies that exhibit strong growth and show potential to be a future candidate of the Technology Fast 50 award. Clir’s CEO, Gareth… Read more »

Natural Power achieves Carbon Neutral Plus status

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has achieved ‘Carbon Neutral Plus’ certification – delivering on its commitment to the environment. Stephen Trotter, Managing Director at Natural Power, said: “With all eyes on Glasgow as the world’s leaders meet for COP26, there’s never been more focus on what governments, companies and people must… Read more »

Nordex Group receives order for 68.4 MW in Turkey from Enerjisa Üretim

Hamburg, 16 November 2021. The Nordex Group continues to strengthen its position in Turkey: Enerjisa Üretim – the largest independent power plant operator in Turkey – has commissioned the Nordex Group to supply and install twelve N163/5.X turbines for the 68.4 MW Erciyes wind farm. The contract also includes a Premium Service contract for maintenance… Read more »

EconPol Europe: Fiscal Policy Measures Saved at Least 200,000 Jobs during the Covid-19 Crisis in Austria

Fiscal policy measures aimed at mitigating the economic impact of the Covid-19 lockdown measures in Austria led to higher employment by about 200,000 persons in 2020 and by about 41,000 persons in 2021. This is a key result of a large-scale macroeconomic simulation study carried out by EconPol Europe. Out of the 200,000 persons who… Read more »