Category: Interviews

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 »

You cannot control the wind, but you can adjust your sails

Wim Schouwenaar, CEO is passionate about the work carried out by DHSS. He told PES that the whole work force is dedicated to their services and go above and beyond the call of duty. Well aware of the importance of location and reactivity this go-ahead team provide full vessel agency services and helicopter logistics for… Read more »

Embracing the winds of change

A familiar operator in the engineering sector, Global Marine Systems Limited has long ploughed its own successful furrow in the world’s oceans and waterways. Today, the company embarks on a return to the power market – and notably, offshore wind – in what promises to be a landmark strategic shift. We spoke to Nicola Broom,… Read more »

EIVA introduces NaviSuite webinars

Starting 1 July 2015, EIVA offers offshore professionals the possibility of joining a set of webinars to catch up on new and key EIVA NaviSuite solutions and features. It is now possible to get an online presentation of EIVA NaviSuite key solutions and features by joining one or more of the upcoming EIVA webinars. The… Read more »

Valentin Software Strengthens Management and Grants Power of Attorney

Valentin Software GmbH has expanded its leadership. Alongside the founder and Managing Director Gerhard Valentin, Steffen Lindemann has been appointed Managing Director. At the same time Patrizia Mataj receives power of attorney for the software company and is in charge of finance and personnel. Familiar FacesBoth Steffen Lindemann and Patrizia Mataj have worked for some… Read more »

Siemens Presents Onshore Innovations at WindEnergy Trade Fair in Hamburg

Ready for new markets: Under the banner slogan “Green Energy. Made in Hamburg”, Siemens Energy is presenting its newest products at the wind power trade fair “WindEnergy 2014” in Hamburg, Germany from September 23 through 26. Innovations include high-efficiency wind turbines for onshore sites with low wind speeds and a state-of-the-art approach to servicing wind… Read more »

Intersolar 2014 Teamtechnik Sets The Pace New Stringer Tt 1600solders A Cell Every 225 Seconds

Freiberg/Germany, Tuesday, April 22, 2014: teamtechnik, world-leading manufacturer of stringer systems, will be presenting its latest generation of high-performance stringers on Stand A3.480 at this year’s Intersolar trade fair. The TT1600 power stringer, which is completely new to the market, is based on the TT 1200HS, which was noted for its fast operation. The TT1600,… Read more »

Trina Solar Extends Distribution Agreement with Australia’s RF Industries

Trina Solar Limited (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from ingots to modules, today announced through its subsidiary, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co. Ltd., the extension of its national distribution agreement with Australia’s leading renewable energy distributor, RF Industries Pty Ltd. (“RFI”). The agreement, initially signed in… Read more »

Ref Welcomes Pyry Study On Wind Intermittency

The Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) today welcomed the new Pöyry study on the effects of wind intermittency on European power markets. The report by the global consultancy Pöyry places special emphasis on the implications for the proposed European super-grid, and for investment in and operation of conventional generation, which must be retained for reasons of… Read more »

Phaesun offgrid-specialists start project on rural electrification in Mozambique

Solar energy vendor in Memmingen/Germany establishes distribution network and trains traders on the spot Phaesun GmbH in Memmingen/Germany provides households, small business enterprises and public institutions in Mozambique with solar energy. With an inaugural event on 23 July 2010 which was attended by about 70 visitors, the Offgrid specialist started the project on the rural… Read more »

From furniture to foil laminate

From furniture to foil – laminate : firm branches out to embrace new PV business German laminate company Bürkle is well-known in the laminates and pressing industry for its work in the wood, plastic card and circuit board industries. Now, it has gained a foothold in the photovoltaic industry and is determined to use the… Read more »

Setting the supplier standard

Luvata has been established for hundreds of years and has contributed to a host of products, some familiar and some not so well known. In the 1990s Luvata pioneered technology that made automated mass-production of photovoltaic solar panels possible by enabling automatic ribbon soldering. In this revealing Q&A, Justin Roux, Luvata’s Senior Vice President of… Read more »

Meeting environmental challenges

The Danfoss company of Denmark began life in an attic, the brainchild of inventor Mads Clausen. Today, the company produces around 250,000 items a day – including many energy-saving products – at 70 factories in 25 countries. The company’s products and businesses focus on reducing energy consumption as well as renewable energy. {pagebreak} Danfoss Solar… Read more »

Staffing solutions: giving clients room to breathe

Staffing solutions: giving clients room to breathe in a global market Headquartered in Berlin, with offices all over Germany, DAL Zeitarbeit is a recruitment and staffing company that operates in the power industry – particularly within the wind sector. In this exclusive interview, company owner Dr. Ansgar Lauterbach explains how the firm alleviates the human… Read more »

Manning the RES trenches

Stephan Golz is a representative of wind energy recruitment specialist of Stegmann Personal, an agency under the umbrella of the 7 (S)-Group, and one of the first companies of its kind to specialise in this sector. PES finds out what new demands the rapid growth of wind energy is placing on his firm, and how… Read more »

Optimum connectivity

With growth in the photovoltaic industry gathering speed, new players are claiming their stake in the market. And the only way to keep ahead of the game, says Max Göldi, Industrial Product Unit Manager for Huber+Suhner, is to offer faultless performance, value for money and unbeatable customer care. {pagebreak} PES: Can you explain a little… Read more »

Focussing on strengthening our market position

We are focussing on strengthening our market position by employing best technological practice Hans-Jörgen Stangl, CEO of Stangl AG, has helmed the company through a fantastically successful year, one that has seen a link-up with Singulus Technologies and an increase in PV revenue. Here he talks to PES about the company, their goals for the… Read more »

Looking over the horizon

As the wind energy industry sees sturdy growth, businesses are gearing up for surging demand. Amid what is likely to be an increasingly competitive global market, manufacturers and suppliers will need to show consistently high levels of products, services and support in order to keep a strong client base. Kirsten Tschauder of Castrol Industrial Lubricants… Read more »

Breaking new ground

Thomas E. Hoffmeister, Managing Director of FPE Fischer GmbH, talks about his company’s first foray into the renewable energy industry, reinvigorating the organisation and the launch of an innovative new product… {pagebreak} PES: Can you explain a little about your company and what you offer the renewable energy industry?Thomas Hoffmeister: FPE Fischer GmbH has been… Read more »

To stay ahead, invest in R&D

“If you want to stay ahead of the competition you have to invest in R&D” The Komax Group, founded in 1975 and headquartered in Switzerland, is one of the top global providers of wire processing systems and assembly automation equipment. One of its primary markets is the photovoltaics industry and to this end we invited… Read more »

Its about best technologies

“It’s about best technologies, highest throughput and lowest losses” For industries that require expensive raw materials such as silicon and sapphire, production efficiency and process stability are key to operating cost-efficient production lines. Peter Pauli, CEO of Meyer Burger AG, explains how this major provider of slicing systems to solar-cell manufacturers helps its clients achieve… Read more »

Making the connection

Sporting a philosophy of inventing market-orientated products, combined with innovation and vision, PES discovers how the firmly-established Multi-Contact has adapted to the challenges that the global quest for renewable energy presents. We speak to CEO, Rainer Isenrich… {pagebreak} PES: Can you explain a little about your company and what you offer the renewable energy industry?Rainer… Read more »

A one stop supplier strategy can work

In manufacturing, a one-stop supplier strategy can work in everyone’s favour If an industry is going to flourish, it needs a quality-controlled supply network. Renewable energy producers in particular need end products that are safe, reliable and built to last. PES asks Rolf Schäfer (Dipl.-Phys.), owner of Robeko, about the challenges and benefits of entering… Read more »

Hi rising demand for renewable energy

Quality should be designed into your products.The rising demand for renewable energy means a greater demand for sophisticated technology. But it’s not simply customer satisfaction that counts these days. Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen, CEO and President of The Switch, explains how his firm is responding and contributing to the environmental revolution. {pagebreak} PES: Can you explain a… Read more »