Category: Corporate Comms


BBR Greentech, one of Singapore’s leading EPCs, was appointed by PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, to commission the Island’s two most recent floating solar PV systems of 1.5 megawatt (MW) each at Bedok & Seletar Reservoirs. The projects – which also saw technologies from leading global renewable equipment supplier, FIMER installed – are set to… Read more »

Wight Shipyard Co awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise for 
International Trade

East Cowes shipbuilder recognised for export and competing effectively on the international stage Cowes, November 2021: The Wight Shipyard Co have today been formally presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade by Mrs Susie Sheldon JP, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight in a ceremony at the thriving shipyard in… Read more »

Delta Participates in Official Side Event of COP26 Glasgow with its ‘Sustainable Conservation, Nurturing Life’ Concept

TAIPEI, November 8, 2021 – Delta, a global provider of smart energy-saving solutions, today participated in the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26) Glasgow through the Delta Electronics Foundation by hosting an official side event with Virginia Tech, U.N. Habitat, Technical University of Berlin and ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability). At the event, Delta shared its… Read more »

Quest for predictable costs drives uptake of ABB Turbocharging service agreement

BADEN, SWITZERLAND, NOVEMBER 10, 2021 Quest for predictable costs drives uptake of ABB Turbocharging service agreement Turbo LifecycleCare full-scope service agreement, offering fixed price per running hour, passes 50th customer milestone More than 700 turbochargers with a total lifecycle of 30 million running hours are now maintained under Turbo LifecycleCare service agreements Rapid progress in four… Read more »

EDF and JPMorgan Chase collaborate to power the firm’s UK operations with 100 percent renewable energy in real time

JPMorgan Chase and EDF, Britain’s biggest generator of zero-carbon electricity, announced today a collaboration to help power JPMorgan Chase’s UK offices with 100 percent renewable electricity in support of its commitment to carbon neutrality in its operations. As part of this effort, JPMorgan Chase’s electricity consumption will be matched to renewable generation on a 24/7… Read more »

GreenPowerMonitor signs an agreement with EF Solare Italia to manage its entire portfolio of 850MW

The monitoring solutions GPM Plus and GPM Horizon have been selected to manage over 300 plants in 17 Italian regions  BARCELONA, Spain, 9 November, 2021: EF Solare Italia, the leading photovoltaic (PV) operator in Italy, has selected GreenPowerMonitor, a DNV company (GPM) to import its entire portfolio into their GPM Plus and GPM Horizon data monitoring platforms. The agreement means… Read more »

North East engineering innovator Dr Tony Trapp retires

Following Osbit’s recent acquisition by Venterra Group, its founder, Executive Chairman, and subsea engineering innovator Dr Tony Trapp MBE has decided to retire, as he moves on from the industry after a hugely successful career spanning over 50 years. Among many career achievements, Tony completed a PhD in Agricultural Engineering at Newcastle University and then… Read more »

Degradation is a material issue for batteries competing in the Capacity Market

According to Cornwall Insight, degradation is a key issue for batteries competing in the Capacity Market (CM). Due to degradation over time, it is currently not possible for batteries to have long-term agreements and be paid for their total capacity in the CM without risking significant fines. Current options available to batteries Option 1 –… Read more »

Nordex Group presents preliminary results for the first three quarters of 2021 and revised guidance for FY2021

Hamburg, 8 November 2021. Nordex SE (ISIN DE000A0D6554) today presents preliminary results for the first three quarters of 2021 and a revised guidance for the current financial year. The impacts of rising inflationary pressures, especially the current instability in logistics markets, as well as other after-effects of the coronavirus pandemic have been much larger than… Read more »

Advancing OPV together: ASCA and Nano-C intensify partnership

Organic photovoltaics (OPV) expert ASCA has expanded the color portfolio of its solar films by integrating new acceptor materials into its products. The ASCA company is receiving the novel materials from its long-standing partner Nano-C. US-based Nano-C specializes in developing nanostructured carbons for energy and electronics applications. ASCA uses the company’s materials, including fullerenes and… Read more »

Alencon Systems to Display Unique Solutions for Battery Energy Storage at ESA 2021

Alencon will demonstrate its latest, higher power DC:DC conversion solutions for battery energy storage applications at the Energy Storage Association’s 2021 annual conference in Phoenix, AZ Figure : Alencon Systems will demonstrate the Version 7 series of its SPOT and BOSS DC:DC converters at the Energy Storage Associations’ annual conference in Phoenix, AZ December 1… Read more »

DEME Offshore Lands Dominion Energy Group’s +$1.1 Billion Balance of Plant (BoP) Project for Construction of Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm (CVOW)

Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm to supply energy to 660,000 households Friday, November 5, 2021 — Antwerp, BE, Boston, MA, US – November 5th, 2021 – 7am CET – DEME Offshore US LLC (“DEME Offshore” or “the Company”), the world’s leading offshore wind farm contractor, today announced that it has secured a +$1.1 Billion Balance… Read more »



Q CELLS wins at appeal in enforcement proceedings filed by LONGi and REC at the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court

[Berlin, Germany, November 4, 2021] Q CELLS today confirms that the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court in Germany has upheld the decision made by the Düsseldorf Regional Court to impose a coercive penalty payment against LONGi and REC for not fully complying with the requirements of the sentenced obligation to recall specific solar products that have… Read more »

Survitec completes acquisition of Blue Anchor fire & safety

– ONE OF SCOTLANDS LEADING SURVIVAL SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS London, UK – 2 November 2021 – Global Survival Technology leader Survitec has completed the acquisition of Blue Anchor Fire & Safety Ltd, one of Scotland’s leading providers of survival solutions providers to the fisheries, maritime and offshore energy industries. The investment, part of Survitec’s expansion strategy,… Read more »

ABB and Hyundai Global Service offer engine optimization to cut ship emissions

BADEN, SWITZERLAND, November 2, 2021 ABB and Hyundai Global Service offer engine optimization to cut ship emissions Partnership to offer optimization as shipowners opt for engine power limitations to meet International Maritime Organization’s EEXI and CII emission reduction requirements Joint service offering with leading engine solution provider endorses ABB Turbocharging retrofit and optimization capabilities ABB… Read more »

Hanwha Solutions completes acquisition of RES France

Hanwha Solutions closes deal to acquire 100% of the equity interest of RES Méditerranée SAS, the mother company of RES SAS, a French renewables development company formerly owned by the RES Group. [Seoul, South Korea, October 29, 2021] Hanwha Solutions (or “the company”), the mother company of leading total energy solutions provider Q CELLS, today… Read more »

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc – Option to Acquire Two Onshore Wind Projects in Finland

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc  (“ORIT” or the “Company”) Option to Acquire Two Onshore Wind Projects in Finland  Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc is pleased to announce that it has entered into a call option agreement for the acquisition of two onshore wind farms in Finland. In connection with the option agreement the Company has… Read more »

deugro group Appoints Rasmus Jørgensen

London, United Kingdom, October 28, 2021 – deugro group appoints Rasmus Jørgensen Vice President Global Business Development – Renewable Energy, effective October 1, 2021. With this, deugro group is taking a further step to position the group of companies with a dedicated Sustainable Energy team. Rasmus Jørgensen has 14 years’ experience in the offshore energy… Read more »

Offshore energy in a changing world

The world is changing. The industry is changing. The need to innovate and transform are key in remaining relevant and future-proof. This is true during the COVID-19 period, and it will be so after the pandemic. The world did not stop spinning the last year and the energy transition is shifting into higher gear. Companies… Read more »

Year zero: building our energy future faster

The Global Offshore Wind (GOW) conference and exhibition is returning in a convenient hybrid format this September. It will provide an exciting opportunity for individuals across the offshore wind sector to immerse themselves in the latest news, challenges, solutions and trends within the field. There will be government updates, company insights and interactive discussions with… Read more »

Best in show State-side

As exhibition season dawns in a new post-pandemic era with all that it may still entail, there’s a packed programme of events to look forward to. Our first show preview comes from New Orleans, where plans for Solar Power International, Energy Storage International and Smart Energy Week 2021 are in full swing. Solar Power International… Read more »

WindEurope 2019: delivering a clean economy for all Europeans

As Europe’s energy mix goes through a pivotal time of transition, what can wind energy bring to the table to deliver a clean economy for all Europeans? From 2-4 April, the WindEurope 2019 Conference & Exhibition in Bilbao will gather over 8,000 wind industry delegates to address this question. Long renowned as Europe’s leading on-… Read more »

Mobile room solutions

Renting accommodation, locker rooms or temporary storage space is a cost effective way of ensuring worker comfort during offshore installations. PES finds out about the ELA Container Offshore GmbH mobile room solutions, their various sizes and the different accommodation configurations available to meet customers’ requests. ELA Container Offshore GmbH produces stand-alone offshore containers, to be… Read more »

From the West to the East

Currently there are two conferences for you to choose from one in the US and the other in India. Both are important markets in our industry. Solar power in the US is booming and India is set to follow suit. It’s a good time to be in solar, with new opportunities on the horizon. There’s… Read more »

Dissecting the pros and cons of 15+ year service contracts

We’re delighted to welcome back Christian Holmgaard, CEO and Senior Consultant Project Manager for WTG Partners. In this issue, he turns his critical eye to the thorny issue of long-term contracts. Today several of the major wind turbine manufactures offer long-term OMS contracts with coverage for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, with all spare parts and… Read more »

An opportunity for solar to shine

The latest solar technologies, applications and market insights will be at Intersolar Europe 2012. PES takes a look… Intersolar Europe, the world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry opens its doors from June 13-15, 2012. This year offers 170.000 square meters in 15 exhibition halls and an outdoor area at the exhibition grounds of “Messe… Read more »

Shedding light on the impact of solar PV growth on European power markets

Redpoint Energy consultants Marc Daube and Edmund Phillips explore some of the potential consequences of the rapid growth in solar capacity on Europe’s power markets. First of all: the result of the quality processThe solar photovoltaic market has seen rapid growth in Europe. According to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association, total installed solar PV capacity… Read more »

Why Europe must conquer the peaks to integrate wind and other renewables

With many European nations embarking on smart metering programmes, Duncan Sinclair of Redpoint Energy examines the ways in which advanced meters can be used to combat the highly variable output of intermittent energy sources such as wind. In January 2011 the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) announced that Europe is set to beat its target… Read more »

Recruitment trends within the Wind Energy Sector

Victoria Kenrick of international sustainable recruitment specialist, Allen & York explores current trends within the wind energy sector; including an in-depth look at where the latest job roles exist within Europe, which job types are on the increase and the transferable skills that exist for professionals wanting to make their career move into the industry…. Read more »

Tough new bribery laws set to intensify scrutiny of industry

Words: Catriona Munro The scourge of bribery and corruption traverses industries and markets like no other. However, against an eclectic backdrop of intensifying international competition and heavy R&D investment, coupled with a patchwork of regulation, the renewables energy sector could be particularly exposed to such threats. PES examines a new law that could potentially have… Read more »

Adventure at Alpha Ventus

Words: D. Kühnel, T. Neumann; DEWI GmbH As one of the world’s leading consulting organisations in the field of wind energy, Germany-based DEWI offers a number of related measurement services, energy analyses and studies, together with technological, economical and political consultancy for the industry, wind farm developers, banks, governments and public administrations. Here, two of… Read more »

Energy team gets green light

Bellville Rodair International (BRI) doesn’t just move with the times, it listens to its customers and sets the pace which other freight forwarders try to follow. Just one example of this is the way BRI has led the way in the race to go green. The global demand for renewable energy paved the way two… Read more »

BBC Chartering launches new logo

New Logo Reflects Dedication to Finding Simple Solutions to Complex Shipping Challenges.Leer, Germany – May 27, 2008 BBC Chartering, a recognized global leader in providing tailor-mad flexible shipping solutions for both heavy lift and project cargoes, introduced a new logo and graphic identity this week. This new design is a reflection of the company’s dedication… Read more »