Author: Francesco

ABP unveils ambitious Masterplan for decarbonised growth at the Port of Newport

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading and best-connected port operator, has today announced its ambitious plans for the Port of Newport, to support a new era of green growth for the port and the city of Newport. Sustainability is at the core of ABP’s business, and this latest vision outlines the company’s ambitions for… Read more »

Trina Storage partners with Low Carbon to deliver energy storage systems for four UK sites

Projects will provide close to 190 MWh of storage capacity, enhancing arbitrage and ancillary services capabilities Trina Storage, a business unit of Trina Solar, has secured a deal to provide battery energy storage systems (BESS) for four UK sites operated by international independent power producer Low Carbon. The systems will deliver approximately 190 MWh of… Read more »

Accelerating Spain’s Energy Transformation: LONGi to supply Naturgy with 1 million modules in new deal

5th February 2024, Madrid (Spain)— Solar technology leader LONGi and energy utility firm Naturgy have signed a new module sales agreement for Naturgy’s 2024 solar projects in Spain. LONGi will deliver just over one million modules from its Hi-MO 5 series, with a total output volume of 574 MWp. These bifacial modules feature a 21.3%… Read more »

Tesvolt aims to conquer the Italian market for commercial battery storage systems

Wittenberg/Germany, 6 February 2024 – In 2022, one in every two battery storage systems in Germany’s commercial segment were supplied by Tesvolt. Now, the Wittenberg-based manufacturer aims to conquer the Italian market. Tesvolt will use a Milan office to facilitate market access, with on-site training for installation partners. Tesvolt will present its battery storage system… Read more »

Natural Power acts as owner’s engineer on Sainte-Croix Wind Farm in Switzerland

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as owner’s engineer on behalf of Romande Energie for the construction of Sainte-Croix Wind Farm in Switzerland – a project that was elevated to the status of national interest by the Federal Court in accordance with the Federal Energy Law.  The six-turbine project, which… Read more »

VesselBot Set to Unveil Year-End Global Container Vessel Emissions Report, Revealing Insights into Maritime Sustainability

VesselBot Set to Unveil Year-End Global Container Vessel Emissions Report, Revealing Insights into Maritime Sustainability [Athens, Jan 31, 2024] – VesselBot, a leader in transportation emission analytics, is launching its highly anticipated 2nd Global Container Vessel Emissions Report. This comprehensive report provides invaluable insights into the state of maritime sustainability, offering a nuanced understanding of… Read more »

DAS Solar supplies high efficiency N-type modules in Netherlands

Recently, DAS Solar delivered 2.1MW of high-efficiency N-type modules for the Xperal Zonneweide Kempenbroek PV project, which was successfully connected to the grid in the Netherlands. The project is located in Limburg Province, a province with abundant sunlight. Zonneweide Kempenbroek PV project is a collaboration between DAS Solar and Xperal, a leading EPC firm in the Netherlands…. Read more »

Solis Embarks on European Tour, Unveiling Next-Gen Hybrid Inverters

Ningbo, China – Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, renowned as one of the most experienced and largest inverter manufacturers globally, is set to kick off an exciting European tour, showcasing its cutting-edge technology at key exhibitions across the continent. The company’s local teams will proudly present an innovative range of new products tailored to meet the diverse solar… Read more »

Offshore wind must accelerate early development phases to support busiest year to date – Youwind

Barcelona, 30th January 2024 — With European offshore wind leasing rounds potentially set to award over 80GW in new projects by 2029, offshore wind developers and investors need to significantly increase the pace of analysis for market and site attractiveness, resource availability, and project selection.  That is according to Youwind Renewables, a unique web-based solution… Read more »

Offshore wind must accelerate early development phases to support busiest year to date – Youwind

Barcelona, 30th January 2024 — With European offshore wind leasing rounds potentially set to award over 80GW in new projects by 2029, offshore wind developers and investors need to significantly increase the pace of analysis for market and site attractiveness, resource availability, and project selection.  That is according to Youwind Renewables, a unique web-based solution… Read more »

New three-phase hybrid inverter from Ingeteam for residential, commercial and industrial self-consumption

Pamplona, 31 january of 2024.  Ingeteam’s range of hybrid inverters (solar + batteries), so far available only in single-phase version, is now extended with four new three-phase hybrid inverter models of 10, 15, 20 and 30 kW, all of them with two photovoltaic MPPTs (MPPT: Maximum Power Point Tracker). These models are aimed at residential,… Read more »

Innovative protection method optimizes safety and power supply quality

ABB has extended its award-winning earth-fault protection portfolio with a new addition: touch voltage-based earth-fault current protection, also known as IFPTOC in IEC 61850 – the international standard that defines communication protocols for intelligent electronic devices in substations. In a world-first, customers operating compensated distribution networks can now benefit from this new protection method to… Read more »

Redefining ROV & Diver Collaborations: QYSEA Unveils AI Diver Tracking

QYSEA Technology introduces a groundbreaking in-house developed underwater AI technology for its underwater robots — the AI Diver Tracking Function, setting a new standard in intelligent safety for underwater professionals and enthusiasts. The cutting-edge feature leverages QYSEA’s proprietary AI underwater image filtering algorithm and advanced visual recognition technology. Identifying a diver’s movements, it conducts real-time… Read more »

Yorkshire Renewables Firm Surges Past £40 Million with Tenth Strategic Acquisition

Fast-growing cleantech business Green Building Renewables‘ tenth acquisition sees it surpass the £40 million turnover milestone as it continues its rapid expansion across England at the start of 2024. Crawley-based Doré Woodman has joined Green Building Renewables’ nationwide network of renewable experts, allowing the company to expand further into Kent, Surrey, and Sussex. Today, VAT… Read more »

From power generation to grid connection: TÜV Rheinland to Host Solar Energy Conference in Cologne on April 24 and 25

Kick-off for the Solar Energy Conference: TÜV Rheinland’s new event format offers the international solar industry a comprehensive overview of the market and technology. Details: Cologne, 1 February 2024. For the first time, TÜV Rheinland is inviting system operators, investors, manufacturers and suppliers to the Solar Energy Conference at the Marriott Hotel in Cologne… Read more »

North Star breaks into European offshore wind market with newbuild ship bound for EnBW’s He Dreiht wind farm

North Star has secured a contract with energy utility giant EnBW to deliver a new hybrid-electric service operations vessel (SOV) on a decade-long minimum charter to service the He Dreiht wind farm off the coast of Germany. The agreement marks the firm’s first offshore wind win outside the UK market, a milestone step in its… Read more »

Jan De Nul Group Selects MacArtney’s Cutting-Edge CEMAC Tensioner Systems for Complete CLV Fleet

MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions, specialising in offshore mission equipment, has announced an expansion of its partnership with Jan De Nul Group. The company has been entrusted with designing and supplying custom CEMAC tensioner systems for Jan De Nul Group’s entire cable-laying vessel (CLV) fleet, which includes the world’s largest CLV, the Fleeming Jenkin. MacArtney’s comprehensive… Read more »

GRS renews maintenance contracts
for its three plants in Mexico

Madrid, 31st January.- The operation and maintenance (O&M) division of GRS strengthens its presence in Mexico after reaching an agreement with Balam Fund to renew the contracts for the Camargo, Energía Limpia de La Laguna and Salsipuedes Solar photovoltaic plants. In this way, the company belonging to the Gransolar Group will maintain its activity in… Read more »

GCL SI changes the industry game with a totally transparent and controlled, decarbonised manufacturing

2nd February 2024, London, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (GCLSI), a one-stop energy solution provider for intelligent energy systems, participates as Platinum Sponsor in the 11th edition of the Solar Finance and Investment Europe Summit in London. The event, which took place in London on 31st January and 1st February, gathered funds, banks, developers,… Read more »

Oxford PV sets new solar panel efficiency world record

Oxford PV, a pioneer in next-generation solar technology, has set a new record for the world’s most efficient solar panel, marking a crucial milestone in the clean energy transition. Produced in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, the panel achieved a record 25% conversion efficiency, a significant increase on the more typical… Read more »

DNV Supports Mytilineos S.A. In Securing Financing For Chilean Solar Farms

Santiago, Chile, 30 January 2023 – DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, is pleased to share that MYTILINEOS S.A. has successfully closed financing with a group of lenders, including BNP Paribas, Intesa San Paolo, SMBC, Rabobank, and Santander Chile. DNV  served as a market advisor in this financing deal for a portfolio of… Read more »

PDEU’s New Photovoltaic Panel Manufacturing Center Inauguration with Dr. Mukesh Ambani

On January 10th, Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) in Gujarat has taken a significant step forward in the field of renewable energy by inaugurating a new solar panel manufacturing center equipped with a complete Ecoprogetti state-of-the-art 50 MW line capable of producing the latest generation of PV panels. This milestone event marks a crucial development… Read more »

First Minister opens Scotland’s biggest ever offshore wind conference

Humza Yousaf appealed to industry for continued collaboration to unlock Scotland’s huge offshore wind potential More than 1,100 delegates in attendance at the sold-out two-day event in Glasgow First Minister Humza Yousaf MSP today (January 24) opened Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind Conference at the SEC in Glasgow. In his ministerial address, the First Minister spoke… Read more »

Tidal Transit kicks off £8m project to deliver the world’s first retrofit E-CTV with offshore and onshore Charging

Tidal Transit, supplier of purpose-design crew transfer vessels for the offshore wind industry, has begun the design and engineering phase of a groundbreaking project to deliver the world’s first retrofit electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV). The initiative benefits from £6.3m funding from the Zero Emissions Vessel and Infrastructure (ZEVI) competition, which opened in February 2023… Read more »

Alantra and Solarig secure €213m financing for the first batch of their 1.9 GW photovoltaic platform

€213m in new debt financing has been secured from a syndicate of banks coordinated by Rabobank, with ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, and Rabobank as the original lenders to the new facility, which will be used for the construction of the first batch of seven solar plants with a total capacity of 306 MWp. ●… Read more »

Photon Energy Group Announces Project Sale and Development Partnership with INWE Group

Amsterdam/Warsaw – 25 January 2024 – Photon Energy N.V. (WSE&PSE: PEN, FSX: A1T9KW) (‘Photon Energy Group’, the ‘Company’ or the ‘Seller’), a leading international renewable energy services provider, recently announced the signing of a sale and development agreement with PM PV 7 Sp. z o.o. (the ‘Buyer’), a subsidiary of INWE Group. PM PV 7… Read more »

TE Connectivity’s compact elbow connectors offer power industry smart, space-saving solution

OTTOBRUNN, Germany– January 25– TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectors and sensors, addresses a critical current need in the power industry: space. TE’s Raychem ELBA Asymmetric Compact Elbow Connector can cut stacking length by 40%, making it currently the most compact design on the market. This smaller footprint is complemented by increased range and… Read more »

PVH reduces installation time by 40% with in house pre-assembly

Houston, January 25th.-  PVHardware (PVH), a global frontrunner in solar tracker manufacturing, has unveiled a groundbreaking in-house pre-assembly process across all production centers, marking a seismic shift in solar installation efficiency. This strategic innovation dramatically slashes the number of components shipped to installation sites by over 85%, leading to an unprecedented reduction in solar project… Read more »

Trilantic Europe acquires stake in AEROCOMPACT Group

Satteins/Vienna, 26 January 2024: Trilantic Europe, a leading European private equity firm with a dedicated energy transition strategy, acquires a 60% stake in AEROCOMPACT Group, a leading supplier of solar mounting solutions specializing in the development, production and distribution of substructures for mounting photovoltaic modules. This investment will accelerate the company’s growth plan internationally, leveraging… Read more »

Xodus and Glic team up to drive social impact analysis for offshore wind

Global energy consultancy Xodus has partnered with Scottish sustainability consultancy Glic to maximise the social benefits of future offshore wind farms. The two companies have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), ahead of Scottish Renewables’ annual Offshore Wind Conference in Glasgow. It marks the beginning of a strategic partnership between Xodus and… Read more »

Burges Salmon advises Bluefield Solar on new strategic partnership with GLIL Infrastructure

The firm’s Corporate and M&A team has facilitated the formation of a long-term partnership to boost investment in the UK solar market Independent UK law firm Burges Salmon has advised Bluefield Solar Income Fund (“Bluefield Solar”), the London listed income fund focused primarily on acquiring and managing UK solar energy assets, on its new long-term… Read more »

Windward Offshore expands offshore wind activities with two additional state-of-the-art CSOV vessels.

Windward Offshore has exercised options, which were contained in the contract signed with Vard in October 2023, for the design and construction of two hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs). As part of the order, the number of units ordered from VARD rises to four. This order marks another significant milestone for Windward Offshore in… Read more »

­Robosys secures contract from Legacy Marine to supply an AI-driven autonomous control system for a 9.5m USV

Robosys Automation, the AI-driven maritime autonomy & smart-shipping specialist, has secured a contract from Legacy Marine of South Africa, for the supply and integration of AI systems for a fully autonomous USV. The bespoke fully autonomous AI-driven unmanned surface vessel (USV) has been designed by Icarus Marine and will be constructed by Legacy Marine, which is… Read more »