Category: Press Releases

Sulzer Schmid introduces the brand new 3DX™ AutoPilot for industry-leading image quality

Sulzer Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for wind rotor blade inspection, announces the introduction of its latest 3DX™ AutoPilot upgraded with a brand-new image capturing system, to ensure crystal clear inspection results. Mounted on DJI’s latest Matrice M350 Enterprise drone, the new 3DX™ AutoPilot payload provides up to 61MP resolution images and introduces… Read more »

Buss Terminal Eemshaven awarded as Marshalling Port for Offshore Wind Project “He Dreiht”

Eemshaven/Hamburg, November 7th, 2023 – Buss Energy Group (Buss) has been awarded the project contract for the EnBW offshore wind farm “He Dreiht” by Heerema Marine Contractors, regarding the entire port logistics. The contract is scheduled to start end of 2023 and will be operated by Buss Terminal Eemshaven (BTE). The works include the unloading… Read more »

2050 Innovation Hub At Port Of Tyne Launches Venture Connect Green Investment Programme

The 2050 Maritime Innovation Hub, a collaborative initiative led by the Port of Tyne and partners including Connected Places Catapult, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (OREC), Nissan, and the Department for Transport, announces the launch of the Venture Connect Green Investment Programme. A green enterprise development scheme and the first of its kind in the region,… Read more »

Corio and Globalsat partner to explore offshore wind opportunities in Greece

Corio Generation and Globalsat Group have signed a partnership agreement to explore opportunities for offshore wind development in Greece, combining Corio’s expertise in auction preparation and project development with Globalsat’s deep knowledge of the country’s regulatory and economic framework. Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Corio and Globalsat will work together to assess potential areas… Read more »

DNV Floating Lidar Advisory Project Facilitates Energy Planning For Kredo Offshore Wind Farms

Seoul, South Korea, 2 November 2023 – Offshore wind experts in the Korea offices of DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, have secured a wind measurement project which paves the way for the next step in planning the development of a portfolio of offshore wind farms in South Korea. DNV is providing technical… Read more »

Solaredge Announces Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results

“The results for the third quarter fell short of our prior expectations and are reflecting a slow market environment, which has resulted in high inventory of our products in the distribution channels, in particular in Europe”, said Zvi Lando, Chief Executive Officer of SolarEdge. “While channel inventory clearing is expected to continue in coming quarters,… Read more »

Gripple Bracing Kits Mean Major Time, Cost And Carbon Savings At Uk Solar Farm

An innovative lightweight solar bracing kit from Gripple has been selected for the 49.9 MWp Yelvertoft Solar Farm in Northampton, UK. Gripple supplied the bracing kits in six metre lengths to the frame manufacturer SolarPort, which were supplied as a complete system for this large project to be installed by the EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction)… Read more »

Fusion developer hits world-first independently verified generation milestone

Fusion energy specialist, ENG8, has demonstrated an electrical energy output five times greater than the energy used in this ground-breaking, independent validation at Culham Innovation Centre in Oxfordshire, one of the top five leading fusion centres in the world, and home to the UK’s Atomic Energy Authority. During each of the three tests, lasting approximately… Read more »

Busch Vacuum Solutions Acquires centrotherm clean solutions

Busch Vacuum Solutions announces the successful acquisition of centrotherm clean solutions. Together with Pfeiffer Vacuum, which has been part of the Busch Group for some time, the companies want to continue to grow in the area of sustainable gas abatement systems for the semiconductor market.  Maulburg/Blaubeuren, October 30, 2023 – Busch Vacuum Solutions, one of… Read more »

Fluke enables engineers to prioritise arc flash safety with range of thermal imaging and wireless testing tools

Eindhoven, Netherlands. 31st October 2023: Fluke, a global technology leader in the manufacture of compact, professional electronic test and measurement tools and software, has developed a range of thermal imaging and wireless testing tools designed to ensure safety is the top priority for engineers working in potentially dangerous arc flash zones. Every company’s electrical safety… Read more »

PVH set to power Egypt with 230MW of solar energy

Dubai, October 26th – PV Hardware (PVH), a global leader in innovative solar tracking and energy management solutions, is delighted to announce a significant expansion of its presence in Africa with a groundbreaking project set to revolutionize Egypt’s renewable energy landscape. PVH is currently supplying the Kom Ombo project, a 230 MW solar plant that… Read more »

Twelfth WindEnergy trend:index: Mood declines in European wind industry, contrary to other markets

In the twelfth edition of the mood barometer WEtix, the positive assessments given six months ago for Asia remain largely unchanged while values for North America have changed only slightly and Germany and Europe are clearly trending downwards. Australia, South America and Africa, summarily referred to as “rest of world”, improve somewhat, no longer taking… Read more »

AIKO and Segen sign Distribution Agreement for the UK and European markets

Global new energy technology company, AIKO, signed a distribution arrangement with Segen, the UK’s leading distributor of solar PV and energy storage systems, at Solar & Storage LIVE in Birmingham last week. The agreement comprises the supply of AIKO’s innovative, high efficiency ABC (All Back Contact) modules for the first time to Segen’s UK and… Read more »

Meyer Burger signs cooperation agreement with clean tech start-up for recycling of solar modules

In order to recycle solar modules in line with the circular economy, Meyer Burger Technology AG has concluded a cooperation agreement with LuxChemtech GmbH. Under the agreement, a large proportion of the waste generated in PV production will be recycled and returned to the material cycle. To this end, a new plant will be commissioned… Read more »

World premiere: Fraunhofer ISE presents medium-voltage string inverter for photovoltaics

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has developed and successfully commissioned the world’s first medium-voltage string inverter for large-scale power plants. By feeding power into the medium-voltage grid, the “MS-LeiKra” project team has demonstrated that PV inverters are technically capable of handling higher voltage levels. The benefits for photovoltaics include enormous cost and… Read more »

Ingeteam consolidates its position as world’s top independent supplier in the wind energy sector

Spain, 24 October 2023. The global wind industry has passed the landmark figure of one terawatt (TW) of global installed capacity. It has taken more than 40 years to reach this milestone, but data from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) indicate that with the wind industry continually gaining momentum, the next TW will take… Read more »

Hainan outdoor test jointly conducted by DAS Solar and TÜV NORD has officially been grid-connected

Various environmental factors influence the operational performance of a PV plant as a typical outdoor product. Long-term performance of photovoltaic (PV) systems is vital to continuing success in the market place. Recently, during the SNEC 2023 in Shanghai, DAS Solar has signed an outdoor test agreement with TÜV NORD to verify the electrical performance and… Read more »

1.5 GW Supply Contract: PV International and LONGi Sign Agreement Including LONGi’s Back Contact Modules Hi-MO X6

Frankfurt am Main, 23rd October 2023 – LONGi Solar, a leading global solar technology company, and PVI GmbH (PV International, or PVI), a solar component and complete equipment wholesaler and subsidiary of Solar Ruhr Group, signed a 1.5 GW 3-year framework agreement on the supply of solar modules including LONGi’s highly efficient back contact modules… Read more »

Windward Offshore launches offshore wind service venture with two state-of-the-art CSOV vessels.

The joint venture consortium utilizes maritime expertise to drive the offshore wind energy transition forward. Windward Offshore, a forward-thinking joint venture consortium which is currently established led by SeaRenergy Group in collaboration with Blue Star Group, Diana Shipping Inc., and SeraVerse GmbH, takes a crucial step in strengthening the offshore wind energy sector. The consortium… Read more »

YTL PowerSeraya and Geneco Drive Green Transition in Singapore: Expands with ~4MWp Solar PV System, Extends Power Eco Add-on for SMEs

20 October 2023, Singapore – YTL PowerSeraya, parent company of Geneco, continues to spearhead the green energy transition in Singapore by committing to build an additional ~4 MWp PV System at the PSPS. Commencing in October 2023 and scheduled for completion in September 2024, this expansion is set to generate over 417MWh of electricity monthly,… Read more »

Action needed to maintain world lead, renewables industry tells UK Government

With a month to go until the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, industry body Scottish Renewables today (Oct 19) sets out actions the UK Government must take if the sector is to maintain its position as a world leader. In a letter to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt the body highlights the need for an urgent strategy to address… Read more »

Supply chain and turbine reliability top list of concerns for global wind industry in new ONYX Insight report

A new report by ONYX Insight, the leading global predictive analytics solution provider, reveals that supply chain issues, OEM pressures and turbine reliability are the greatest challenges facing the wind industry, with digital adoption key to making meaningful improvements.   ONYX’s new Ever-Changing Winds report includes a global survey of wind turbine owner/operators summarising the current challenges, trends and opportunities facing senior leaders in the wind industry… Read more »

Africa’s digital growth is an opportunity to think differently about design and act differently in data centre operation

Responding to demand with the same old designs and power grid dependency is simply not sustainable. Authored by Ed Ansett, Founder & Chairman, i3 Solutions Group Two of Africa’s biggest economies suffer regular power grid blackouts. South Africa continues to grapple with a formidable energy challenge caused by a strained and unreliable power grid prone… Read more »

Qcells North America Completes Dalton Factory Expansion

[ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2023] – Qcells, an industry-leading clean energy solutions provider, today announced the successful completion of its Dalton, Georgia, factory expansion. Qcells added 2 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity to Dalton, bringing the full factory’s output to more than 5.1 GW. The Qcells Dalton factory is the largest manufacturing plant of its kind… Read more »

Natural Power supports sale of Banks Renewables to Brookfield

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided vendors due diligence on behalf of Banks Renewables for the sale of its business to the leading global asset manager, Brookfield. The project included Banks Renewables’ current portfolio of 11 operational onshore wind farms across Yorkshire, the Northeast, the North West and Scotland; and… Read more »

Berge Bulk unveils the world’s most powerful sailing cargo ship

Singapore, 17th October 2023 — Berge Bulk, one the world’s leading dry bulk ship owners, launches its Newcastlemax bulker, Berge Olympus, with four retrofitted BARTech WindWings by Yara Marine Technologies. The WindWings installation is part of Berge Bulk’s ambition to become carbon neutral by 2025 and marks the Berge Olympus as the world’s most powerful sailing cargo ship. With… Read more »

Mms Workboats Unveils The Envirocat All-Electric Eco 8.5: A Revolutionary Solution For Cleaner Waterways And Sustainable Aquaculture

Hull, United Kingdom, 17 October 2023. MMS Workboats, a division of MMS Ship Repair & Dry Dock Co Ltd. (MMS), has today announced the launch of the Envirocat All-Electric Eco 8.5, a cutting-edge plastic and debris collection vessel. Designed to make waterways cleaner and support sustainable industries such as fish farming and aquaculture, the 8.5… Read more »

Nearthlab Teams Up with Rio Energy to Elevate Wind Asset Management in Brazil

October 17, 2023 – Nearthlab, a leading provider of autonomous drone solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Rio Energy, a company recently acquired by the multinational energy conglomerate Equinor. The partnership aims to advance efficient blade inspections across wind farms in Brazil by leveraging NearthWIND Mobile, an award-winning software solution that turns off-the-shelf drones… Read more »

Ingeteam reinforces its commitment to industrial self-consumption by developing a new 110 kW photovoltaic inverter.

Pamplona, October 8th 2023. Industrial self-consumption is a market segment in which companies are looking to gain in competitiveness and sustainability by taking advantage of their roofs or decks to generate clean energy and reduce their electricity bills. In order to respond to this need and meet the growing demand, Ingeteam has designed its new… Read more »

Biogenic mussel reef has potential as coastal protection technique and ecosystem enhancer

Smartly constructed, self-growing mussel reefs at the boundary of shallow water (the foreshore) can reduce coastal erosion while making a positive contribution to biodiversity and the coastal ecosystem. This result comes from The Coastbusters research project.  On 16 October 2023, the project results were presented to the press in Ostend (B), and to policymakers, marine… Read more »

Natural Power supports Ockendon Solar Park power up

Natural Power, a leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, assumes the crucial roles of owner’s engineer and principal designer for the Ockendon Solar PV Park situated in Essex, UK. This vital support extends throughout the pre-construction and construction phases, benefiting developer NTR plc. Anticipated to be one of the UK’s largest solar parks, Ockendon… Read more »

Cwind Enters New Chapter With Acquisition By Inspirit Capital, Strengthening Commitment To Offshore Wind Industry

Wednesday 11 October 2023 – CWind, a leading provider of offshore wind support services, today announced their acquisition by Inspirit Capital, a UK-based investment firm. The news marks the beginning of a new era for CWind, as it transforms into a stand-alone entity, no longer affiliated with Global Marine Group, the leading independent provider of… Read more »

Natural Power supports DIF’s £200m investment in battery storage operator Field

Natural Power, the leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, has provided technical due diligence services to DIF Capital Partners in support of a £200m investment into Field, a London-headquartered developer and operator of battery energy storage systems (BESS). Gregory Dudziak, Head of Advisory – Europe, at Natural Power, said: “We’re proud to have supported… Read more »