Author: Francesco

Delta’s M15A/M20A/M30A Flex Attain Synergrid C10/26 Homologation

Commenting on the solutions, Patrick Schahl, Product Manager of PVI Business Unit, Delta Electronics EMEA Region, stated: “Delta’s M15A, M20A and M30A Flex have a fan-less design and are cooled exclusively by natural convection. This makes them quiet and ideal for residential and small commercial buildings where low noise is a requirement.” He added: “Aside… Read more »

The Corrosion Protection Film RENOLIT CP is an effective Means Against Bolt Corrosion

Worms, 22nd June 2022 – The RENOLIT CP high-performance film has once again proven itself in a practical project: Last week, repair work was planned for two wind turbine towers at a wind farm near Hanover, Germany. Severe corrosion on the flange areas and weld seams had brought the experts from WP Energy to the… Read more »

UKA and Nordex intensify collaboration

Meißen/Hamburg, 13 July 2022. UKA, one of the Top 3 wind farm developers in Germany, and the Nordex Group, one of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers, are continuing their successful collaboration by extending their framework agreement for a further two years. This partnership currently covers a total of 80 wind turbine generators, representing a… Read more »

Green is good: Why green hydrogen energy is more in focus now than ever before

Renewable energy sources are vital in making the ambition to reach net zero by 2050 a reality. Green hydrogen, powered by renewable sources such as wind and solar, is a clean and viable solution recognised by the UK government, which recently doubled national targets for low carbon hydrogen production capacity to 10 GW by 2030… Read more »

OFFSHORE OPERATIONS LIMITED LAUNCHES CREW MANAGEMENT SERVICES TO OFFSHORE RENEWABLES MARKET

Chelmsford, Tuesday 12 July 2022. Offshore Operations Limited (OOL), provider of operational and technical support services to the offshore renewables industry, and part of the CSO Marine Group, today launched their full-service crew management offering. OOL will provide turnkey crew management packages supporting the full lifecycle of talent solutions – from sourcing and management, to… Read more »

The ‘End of Life Materials Mapping for Offshore Wind in Scotland’ report

A new report released today (July 12) by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland, has identified the vast quantity of materials needed to develop the Scottish offshore wind market. Responding, Charlotte Stamper, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Scotland’s offshore wind sector is set to transform our coastlines on… Read more »

Biosphere Foundation partners with Siemens to accelerate digital transformation of natural capital sector

The Biosphere Foundation, the non-profit trading arm of the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, has teamed up with Siemens to launch and globally scale the market infrastructure to transformation the natural capital sector. The North Devon UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in South West England covers an area larger than Greater London. Biosphere Reserves are a UNESCO… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum Introduces New Multi-Stage Roots Pumps ACP 90

Asslar, Germany, July 12, 2022. Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the world’s leading suppliers of vacuum technology, introduces new multi-stage Roots pumps ACP 90, which are designed for oil- and particle free applications in the pressure range between atmosphere up to 3×10-2 hPa. These vacuum pumps meet the requirements where clean and dry vacuum is needed… Read more »

GoodWe outlines its green energy vision with EcoSmart Home solution

GoodWe has outlined its vision for a smart green energy future with its new EcoSmart Home solution. The EcoSmart Home, which is being rolled out in the UK, is a total green energy solution, including Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) panels, storage and energy management system – all provided by one manufacturer. The Smart Home solution… Read more »

SGN Selects Talend to Support UK’s Net Zero Target

LONDON — 12 July 2022, Talend, a global leader in data integration and management, announced today that SGN, the UK’s second-largest gas distribution network company, has selected Talend to drive its cross-organizational data initiatives. The energy company will use Talend to drive a strong data culture throughout its business and power its data transformation and… Read more »

Mainstream and Aker Offshore Wind Combine to Create Global Frontrunner in Offshore Wind

The shareholders of Mainstream Renewable Power (“Mainstream”) and Aker Offshore Wind have entered an agreement to combine the two companies to create a stronger renewable company with a 27 GW portfolio across solar, onshore wind and bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind projects. Aker Horizons entered into an agreement with Aker Mainstream Renewables, a holding company… Read more »

On-site energy generation could wield significant savings for companies

Research from Cornwall Insight, included in their report – ‘A corporates guide to decarbonising power’ – has demonstrated how on-site energy generation could help cut corporation energy bills and their carbon footprint. By moving the generation of energy to their site, or through engaging in a private wire arrangement – where the energy is generated… Read more »

The amendment of Germany’s Wind Energy at Sea Act is a first step in the right direction

The amendment of the Wind Energy at Sea Act (WindSeeG) passed by the German Bundestag earlier today provides for an introduction to qualitative tendering criteria that can make the offshore wind supply industry more sustainable. From the point of view of the wind industry association and hydrogen network WAB e.V., this is an important step… Read more »

Electricity network upgrades for Scotland

National Grid ESO has today (July 7) published ‘The Pathway to 2030 Holistic Network Design’. It sets out a single, integrated design that supports the large-scale delivery of electricity generated from offshore wind, taking power to where it’s needed across Great Britain. Responding, Angeles Sandoval, Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “In order to meet net-zero,… Read more »

Auction delivers 3GW of clean energy for Scotland – with tidal power projects winning contracts for first time

Offshore wind achieves record-low price, but industry body recommends caution Onshore, wind projects on Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland join mainland schemes in auction success Overall, projects will generate at 4x less than current gas price   Scottish renewable energy projects won contracts to sell their power in a vital UK auction today (July 7)… Read more »

SLX MET MASTS now available in Canada

DATA STRUCTURES are pleased to formally announce that we have appointed Energy Canvas as exclusive distributor for SLX MET MASTS in Canada. About Energy Canvas: Energy Canvas equipment is playing an important part in supporting energy projects across Canada with wind & solar resource measurement equipment coupled with robust remote power and communications systems. Contact info@energycanvas.com to learn more about… Read more »

Sales success for the Hamburg Office of EST-Floattech

Dutch marine battery designer and manufacturer EST-Floattech opened a dedicated German office in Hamburg in August 2021. Staffed with two sales managers and a technical project manager, this decision is now really paying off: its sustainable, safe and reliable battery solutions are in demand in Europe and also in Asia. In addition to inland waterways… Read more »

UK Energy Security Bill

The Energy Security Bill, announced as part of the Queen’s Speech, will be introduced into Parliament today (July 6) by Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. Responding, Nick Sharpe, Director of Communications and Strategy at Scottish Renewables, said: “The Energy Security Bill sets out a number of positive developments for the renewable energy industry. “A… Read more »

Ventus Wind Services (Canada) Inc presents new opportunities for growth in North American markets

Ventus Group continues its international growth with the formation of Ventus Wind Services (Canada) Inc. Registered in Ontario and operating nationwide, the Canadian entity will supply the company’s end to end optimization solutions as demand for excellence in wind turbine performance increases in this part of the world. “Ventus Wind Services (Canada) Inc has been… Read more »

H2EXPO & CONFERENCE providing information about sales markets for green hydrogen

Hamburg, 07 July 2022. In order to slow down the effects of climate change as quickly as possible, greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced worldwide across all sectors. Along with this, the dwindling fossil fuels and dramatic increase in their prices is now leading to ever growing demand for renewable energies. Amongst these, green hydrogen is seen as… Read more »

Natural Power advises Solar Energy UK on latest biodiversity best practice guide

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has been supporting the trade association, Solar Energy UK, in creating the recently launched ‘Natural Capital Best Practice Guidance’ on how to increase biodiversity at all stages of a solar farm’s lifecycle. Belinda Howell, a Senior Environmental Consultant at Natural Power, took on the role of… Read more »

Battery energy storage projects supported by Natural Power go online in California

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has served as Independent Engineer of Record on behalf of leading U.S. wholesale energy provider, Southern Power, for its battery-based energy storage projects at the Garland and Tranquillity solar facilities in California, which are now fully operational.  At peak capacity, the Garland Solar Facility Battery Storage… Read more »

Floating Energy Allyance selects Natural Power for Buchan Offshore Windfarm

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has been appointed by Floating Energy Allyance to lead the environmental impact assessment for its Buchan Offshore Wind project at the ScotWind NE8 site.  Having secured the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm with a capacity of around 1GW off the northeast coast of… Read more »

Nordex Group awarded another 58 MW order in Poland

Hamburg, 5 July 2022. End of June, the Nordex Group received an order from Poland: The Nordex Group will supply and install 15 N131/3900 turbines for the 58.5 MW “Mierzyn” wind farm for the subsidiary of the Polish utility TAURON Polska Energia – Tauron Zielona Energia. The order also includes service for the turbines covering… Read more »

OX2 is selected for technical, commercial and financial management of the Murtomäki wind farm in Finland

OX2 has been selected to run the technical, commercial and financial management of the Murtomäki wind farm outside in Pyhäjärvi, Finland. The wind farm consists of 15 turbines with a total installed capacity of about 90 MW. The Murtomäki wind farm is owned by Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund who has signed an agreement with OX2… Read more »

Port of Aberdeen welcomes first vessel to South Harbour as construction continues at pace

The Port of Aberdeen welcomed the first commercial vessel to Aberdeen South Harbour on Saturday 2 July, as construction of the £400 million port expansion continues at pace. Subsea 7’s Seven Atlantic dive support vessel safely berthed at Dunnottar Quay to change over the crew, offload project equipment and stock up on provisions after completing… Read more »

Dragon LNG partners with Anesco on renewables drive

Dragon LNG, operator of a liquefied natural gas (‘LNG’) terminal in Pembrokeshire, UK, in partnership with renewables developer Anesco, is looking to transition to renewable energy, as part of a commitment to reducing its carbon emissions and supporting the country’s drive towards net zero. The first step in this project has seen Anesco supporting Dragon… Read more »

Semco Maritime wins 5-year service contract for Parkwind on Arcadis Ost 1

Parkwind has awarded Semco Maritime a service contract on offshore wind park Arcadis Ost 1 in the Baltic Sea northeast of the German island of Rügen. The contract covers 2022-2027 and contributes to the realisation of Semco Maritime’s strategic ambition of increasing revenue from service assignments. In 2022-2027, Semco Maritime will perform service assignments on… Read more »

New Q ENERGY group enters European renewable energy downstream market with 20+ years of experience and a 12 GW development portfolio

The former power plant division of Hanwha Qcells GmbH forms the new Q ENERGY Europe GmbH and will join forces with Q ENERGY France SAS under the umbrella of the new holding company Q ENERGY Solutions SE. With a fresh brand appearance, 20+ years of experience in renewable energy downstream projects as well as a 12… Read more »

Edge Solutions looks to USA with Rope Partner tie up

Scots firm Edge Solutions has announced a partnership with Colorado wind turbine maintenance specialist Rope Partner to roll out their Armour Edge leading edge protection in the USA. Armour Edge is a highly durable leading-edge protection shield that uses an ultra-tough thermoplastic material created specifically for wind turbine blades. The shields are operating successfully at… Read more »

Rovco Signs Subsea Contract for Hollandse Kust (noord) Offshore Wind Farm

Rovco, a leading provider of offshore subsea and hydrographic survey projects, has signed a contract with Van Oord to perform subsea investigation works on Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Noord.    The company has been contracted to carry out an unexploded ordnance (UXO) investigation and identification campaign, as well as survey work across nominated locations… Read more »

Harlyn Solutions expands its team in the wake of new offshore moving contract wins

Engineering-led transporting company Harlyn Solutions has further increased its team at its headquarters in Blyth, following a raft of new contract wins. The company, which has seen significant growth since it was established in 2019, has added another permanent new role to its team as well as an engineering student placement – bringing the company’s headcount… Read more »

PROUD TO ANNOUNCE FURTHER GROWTH!

Ms. Nikol A. Hearn, CFA joins Waterworks Offshore Concepts GmbH/ Corp. as M&A and Fund Advisor to continue WOC’s recent success providing offshore wind related maritime investments, ship finance and M&A Advisory services to many of the top companies in America and Europe. Nikol is a CFA charterholder specializing in the green transition centered around… Read more »

Triple confirmation of sustainability: three REC solar panels receive Environmental Product Declarations (EPD)

Munich, Germany, June 30, 2022 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company headquartered in Norway, is pleased to announce that the company has received Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) from EPD Norway for the REC Alpha Pure, TwinPeak 4 and N-Peak 2 solar panels. All three products were released just last year. The EPDs… Read more »

KENZFIGEE DELIVERS AN INTEGRATED COMPACT & VERSATILE LARS TO FUGRO

KenzFigee, a well-established lifting, handling and service specialist of tailor-made equipment for the marine, offshore and wind energy industry, was awarded a contract by Fugro for the design and delivery of a LARS (Launch & Recovery System), part of Fugro’s new innovative geotechnical system, the Blue Snake™. The Fugro Blue Snake™ is an integrated LARS… Read more »