Category: Press Releases

New features for the Fronius Wattpilot

(Wels, 24/11/2022) There’s a lot going on with the intelligent charging station from Fronius. The Fronius Wattpilot boasts load management, greater flexibility, a higher IP rating, and even more sustainability. Designed to move. Constant improvement is part of the Fronius philosophy. “We work on enhancing our products and solutions every day of the week. The… Read more »

Solar Energy is the Hottest Trend this Coming Winter

As you head further north, away from the equator, the difference in seasonal daylight hours becomes more pronounced. At the furthest reaches of human habitation there is no daylight at all for months on end. From a solar PV perspective, that’s pretty much the end of the conversation! Thankfully, most people live somewhere more hospitable…. Read more »

Jan De Nul successfully connects TenneT’s electricity network in The Netherlands and continues to invest in its offshore installation fleet in support of its energy business

On 17 November 2022, Jan De Nul Group completed the first part of the cable installation works to connect the wind farms Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) to the Dutch mainland. Also the 220-kV high-voltage tests of both sea and land cables for Hollandse Kust (noord) were successfully completed, from the onshore substation to… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum Welcomes this Year’s Röntgen Prize Winner Dr. Victoria Grinberg

Asslar, Germany, November 28, 2022. This year, the prestigious Röntgen Prize was awarded by the Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) to the astrophysicist and science advocate for her groundbreaking research in X-ray astronomy. In the JLU’s academic ceremony on Friday, November 25, 2022, the prize, which is worth €15,000, was awarded to the Junior Research… Read more »

A reflection on COP27: the missing case of renewables

The past few weeks have been dominated by news from COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh. With the conference now concluded, it’s safe to say that declarations of a focus on action were not entirely fulfilled, with some countries even attempting to back-track on the 1.5°C limit agreed upon the year prior in Glasgow. So, with that… Read more »

MASS TANK and STEEL INSPECT complete a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for quality management

MASS TANK and STEEL INSPECT have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the delivery of professional management and service contracts relating to quality management systems and onshore and offshore monitoring and construction supervision for the north American offshore wind energy sector. This agreement shows a strategic commitment in working to provide full quality service… Read more »

Boviet Solar achieves Bloomberg New Energy Finance Tier 1 status for every quarter of 2022.

SAN JOSÉ, Calif., Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —  Boviet Solar Technology Co. Ltd. (Boviet Solar), a leading global solar energy technology company specializing in manufacturing of Monocrystalline PERC PV cells, Gamma Series™ Monofacial and Vega Series™ Bifacial PV Modules, has been ranked as a Tier 1 PV module manufacturer by BloombergNEF (BNEF) every quarter in 2022. Boviet Solar… Read more »

JS HAMILTON QUALITY SERVICES and STEEL INSPECT officially sign Cooperation Agreement for inspection and expediting services during PTMEW /WAB WINDFORCE BALTICE SEA conference

On November 16th, during WINDFORCE BALTICE SEA offshore wind conference in Gdansk, Poland, J.S. Hamilton Quality Services (JSHQS) and STEEL INSPECT have officially signed a Partnership agreement for cooperation. The parties acknowledged their willingness to cooperate in the field of Inspection and Expediting Services, particularly for Wind Energy Projects, considering Steel Inspect’s long years’ experience… Read more »

Nordex Group receives 35 MW order from Poland

Hamburg, 17 November 2022. The Nordex Group has received an order from Poland for the supply and installation of ten turbines. The customer is Wind Farm Lada Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of RE Alloys Sp z o.o.. The order also includes the Premium Service for the N131/3600 turbines covering a period of 15 years…. Read more »

Demand Grows for Renewable Energy Benchmarking as Clir Contracts 13GW New Capacity

Vancouver, 14 November 2022 – Clir Renewables, the market intelligence platform for wind and solar, has today announced four new multi-farm contracts signed in October, signalling a significant increase in demand for its performance and risk intelligence services across wind and solar. Encompassing Clir’s Portfolio, Risk and M&A offerings, which all leverage the world’s largest operational… Read more »

In his Autumn Statement, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has said a windfall tax of 45% will apply to renewable electricity generators from January.

Responding, Scottish Renewables’ Chief Executive Claire Mack said: “The UK needs £1.4 trillion to fund its transition to net-zero by 2050. To raise that money, international investors look to the UK Government to provide a stable policy environment which incentivises investment in clean power. “Today’s announcement by the Chancellor damages this country’s reputation as a… Read more »

Solar tracker leader and manufacturer PVH opens new factory in Saudi Arabia

PV Hardware (PVH) has inaugurated a new factory in the city of Jeddah. The company celebrated the inauguration with a presentation at the facilities with prominent clients and strategic suppliers they have worked with in the area. PVH Middle East was also honoured with the presence of Eng. Fuad Mosa, Deputy Minister of Energy, Mr…. Read more »

Scotland’s First Minister marks launch of UK’s tallest onshore turbines

Nicola Sturgeon has marked the connection of the UK’s tallest and most efficient onshore wind turbines to the national grid. The 200-metre structures are part of Banks Renewables’ Kype Muir Extension Wind Farm in South Lanarkshire that will consist of 15 new ultra-efficient turbines. Lying just south of Strathaven, Kype Muir Extension’s turbines will have… Read more »

Delta’s New AI-Powered EV Charging Management System DeltaGrid® EVM Ensuring Safety, Power Stability, and Efficiency Worldwide

Delta, a global leader in power and energy management, today announced its new EV charging management system, DeltaGrid® EVM, an innovative platform featuring artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and seamless integration with energy infrastructure (solar energy and energy storage), is enhancing the power stability and operating efficiency of EV charging sites across the world. Electrical safety,… Read more »

North America’s natural gas could improve Europe’s energy security – McKinsey & Company

North America has the potential to provide affordable natural gas that could address energy security in Europe through LNG supplies, while helping decarbonization on a global scale 16 November 2022: North America possesses significant natural gas resources that could combat the linked challenges of energy supply, energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a… Read more »

Jan De Nul crew rescues 15 refugees at sea

During a sea journey from Turkey to Belgium, Jan De Nul crew on board the offshore installation vessel Simon Stevin noticed a sloop with 15 refugees on Thursday evening, 10 November. Eight men, two women and five children had been drifting for several days on the Mediterranean Sea, some 75 km off the coast of… Read more »

Stora Enso forms partnership with Voodin Blades to develop sustainable wind turbine blades from wood

Stora Enso and Voodin Blade Technology GmbH have signed a partnership agreement to develop sustainable wind turbine blades from wood. Under the agreement, the two companies are committed to developing sustainable alternatives for wind turbine blades and creating a competitive and reliable supply chain. They are currently producing and installing a 20 m blade for… Read more »

JinkoSolar’s 182 mm TOPCon Module Reaches Highest Conversion Efficiency of 23.86%

SHANGRAO, China, November 15, 2022 — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the “Company,” or “JinkoSolar”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that following the record of maximum solar conversion efficiency of 26.1% recently set by its 182 mm and above large-size monocrystalline silicon TOPCon solar… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum Introduces the New SmartVane Rotary Vane Pump for Mass Spectrometry

Asslar, Germany, November 16, 2022. Pfeiffer Vacuum, a leading provider of vacuum technology, introduces the first rotary vane pump for mass spectrometry with a hermetically sealed pump housing. The SmartVane serves as a backing pump for mass spectrometers (ICP-MS, LC/MS), for applications in environmental and food analytics, as well as in pharmaceutical and clinical analytics…. Read more »

Strategic Marine signs 3-vessel order with Chartwell Marine

Singapore, 14 November 2022 — Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine. The Brevity-class 27-metre catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range, which has seen multiple orders in the UK and USA since its launch in June 2022. The Brevity responds… Read more »

Prime Batteries Technology and EIT InnoEnergy join forces to scale up battery and storage production in Europe

Brussels, 10 November 2022: Prime Batteries Technology, a breakthrough developer, manufacturer and distributor of lithium-ion batteries and bespoke storage systems, has signed an investment agreement today with EIT InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology(EIT), a body of the European Union. The investment formalises EIT InnoEnergy as… Read more »

Planning system change provides ‘remarkable’ step forward for renewables industry

A new planning system designed by The Scottish Government has been described as “a remarkable and major step forward” by Scotland’s renewable energy industry. National Planning Framework 4, a revised draft of which was released this week, seeks to “encourage, promote and facilitate all forms of renewable energy development onshore and offshore”. This latest revised… Read more »

BayWa r.e. Appoints Renuka Sharma as Managing Director for BayWa r.e. Thailand, the First Female Managing Director for BayWa r.e. in Southeast Asia

BayWa r.e., a global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor, today announced the appointment of Renuka Sharma, as Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Thailand. With over 16 years of professional experience in the construction and renewable energy business, Sharma will be responsible for BayWa r.e. Thailand’s continued efforts in accelerating renewable energy transitions within… Read more »

Groundbreaking Training by Wind-ON Academy. Simulated Wind Turbine training modules with 1:50 scale construction area and rich practical content.

Wind-ON Service and Installation company based in Turkey and have capacity to work in Middle East, Africa and EU aiming to  expand its services in Renewable Energy sector Beside of this  Recently added very unique training modules for Borescope Inspections and Rigging lifting operations. Wind-ON aim to simulate operations in classroom with 1:50 scaled construction… Read more »

ASL SAFETY & TRAINING CONTINUES EXPANSION OF ON & OFF SHORE RENEWABLES EDUCATION & TRAINING OFFERING AT ARKLOW CO. WICKLOW CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE & SATELLITE SITES

ASL SAFETY & TRAINING(RENEWABLES) has announced today 11.11.22 that its has further expanded its offshore, marine & renewables training offering.  Following further rigorous auditing by the Global Wind Organisation, ASL has been further accredited to deliver all of the GWO BASIC TECHNICAL TRAINING(BTT) required for entry to the to Wind Turbine Technician and associated careers…. Read more »

Strategic Marine signs 3-vessel order with Chartwell Marine

Singapore, 14 November 2022 — Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine. The Brevity-class 27-metre catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range, which has seen multiple orders in the UK and USA since its launch in June 2022. The Brevity responds… Read more »

Solid traction for the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform is sustained with new 70-MW contract in Sweden

Siemens Gamesa has teamed up once again with leading Swedish developer OX2 for another wind project in the country, using some of its most powerful onshore wind turbines. Located in the municipality of Ljusdal, the 70MW Riberget wind project will be equipped with 11 of its SG 6.6-170 wind turbines, using a hub height of… Read more »

Nordex press release: Nordex Group achieves sales of EUR 3.9bn along with solid order intake

Hamburg, 14 November 2022. The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) tightens its guidance for the 2022 financial year: the operating margin (EBITDA margin) is now expected to be at the lower end of the guidance range issued on 24 May 2022 at around minus 4 percent. This is mainly due to the current market environment, issues… Read more »

FIMER PROVIDED ITS PVS-100 INVERTERS TO PARTNERS MAIN SOLUTION AND EVOLVERE FOR AN INSTALLATION IN CALABRIA, ITALY

FIMER, a leading company in terms of development, production and sales of renewable energy and electric mobility solutions, recently supplied 9 PVS-100 three-phase string inverters through its partners Main Solution and Evolvere for an installation in Italy. For this special project 9 FIMER PVS-100 inverters have been installed at Vegitalia S.p.A., a company operating in… Read more »

Qcells low-carbon solar modules chosen for pivotal PV project at UK’s Ministry of Defence

[Berlin, Germany, November 15, 2022] Qcells can today announce that its certified low-carbon solar modules have been chosen for a flagship solar PV project by the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD). A contract valued at £5.4 million (€6 million) has been signed between the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and CorEnergy Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sureserve Group plc, the Social Housing… Read more »

Whiffle welcomes two new Supervisory Board members

New members bring deep understanding of international growth and digital transformation to the table. Delft, Netherlands – Whiffle, leading provider of high-resolution weather forecasting solutions, announced today the appointment of two new members to its Supervisory Board. Elisabeth Stevens is well known in the renewable sector through her role as COO of Sunrock, a Dutch… Read more »

Westwood: Equinor drives low-emission rig adoption in Norway and Brazil with rest of the world slower off the mark

London, UK, 15th November 2022: New research from Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood) reveals that the availability of emission-lowering upgrades for offshore rigs has been on the rise but adoption of these new technologies is slow outside of Norway and the US Gulf of Mexico due to limited regulatory and financial incentives. In a new… Read more »

REC Group launches third generation of its N-Peak solar panel

Munich, Germany, November 8, 2022 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company, announces the production start of the REC N-Peak 3 Black Series for the US rooftop market, the third generation of its n-type TOPCon cell-based solar panels. This evolution comes only two months after the production start of the innovative REC Alpha… Read more »

Australian battery project supplied and commissioned by Ingeteam

8th of November 2022. Ingeteam was selected as a technology partner by Global Power Generation (GPG), the international generation subsidiary of the Naturgy group, to equip an electricity storage project in Australia. The 10 MW, 20 MWh capacity battery system is associated with the 109 MW Berrybank 2 wind farm in Victoria, which GPG will… Read more »

JS HAMILTON QUALITY SERVICES and STEEL INSPECT join forces to cooperate in inspection and expediting services in offshore wind

J.S. Hamilton Quality Services (JSHQS) and STEEL INSPECT have signed a Partnership agreement for cooperation. The parties acknowledged their willingness to cooperate in the field of Inspection and Expediting Services, particularly for Wind Energy Projects, considering Steel Inspect’s long years’ experience in the wind energy sector on the one side and J.S. Hamilton’s experience in… Read more »

WindESCo’s SaaS Platform Find, Fix, Measure Validates OEM Upgrades for Greencoat Wind Turbines, Generating an Additional Annual Energy Production for Assets Under Service Contract

Boston, MA USA, 9 November 2022 – WindESCo, the leading wind plant optimization company, recently worked alongside Greencoat Capital and its turbine OEM to further increase the output and profitability of its wind farm. Greencoat Capital, an infrastructure fund manager, used WindESCo’s SaaS Find, Fix, Measure (FFM) to identify 2.2% in additional Annual Energy Production… Read more »