Category: Press Releases

Masdar Signs Agreement to Develop over 2 GW of Clean Energy in Uzbekistan

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; May 19, 2023: Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar, one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy (MoE) and the Ministry of Investments, Industry and Trade (MIIT) to develop over 2 gigawatts of solar and wind projects… Read more »

LONGi to Showcase PV Module Product and Reliability at CLEANPOWER 2023

As the world’s largest solar module manufacturer and the Spark Tank Stage Sponsor, LONGi is exhibiting at CLEANPOWER 2023 May 22-25 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention center in New Orleans at Booth 4415. Its excellence and thought leadership in all things product and reliability will be center stage. LONGi will speak on several presentations/panels… Read more »

Masdar on track to become one of world’s largest renewable energy companies with huge increase in clean energy capacity

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; May 18, 2023: Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar, one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, has announced that it has nearly doubled its clean energy capacity and CO2 displacement in the space of two years, and is on track to fulfill its ambition of becoming one… Read more »

Qcells invests $100 million in pilot line for perovskite tandem cells and modules in Korea

[Seoul, South Korea, May 17, 2023] Qcells, a global leader in complete clean energy solutions, announced today that it will invest $100 million to accelerate the commercialization of perovskite-based tandem cells – a next-generation solar cell technology designed to boost solar panel efficiency. Qcells’ parent company, Hanwha Solutions, said it will build a pilot tandem-cell… Read more »

Meyer Burger and Ingka Investments sign offtake agreement for four years

Meyer Burger Technology AG and Ingka Investments, the investment arm of the largest IKEA retailer Ingka Group, have signed an offtake agreement for a period of four years. The agreement is one of the two, which were announced on March 23, 2023, regarding the increase of the annual capacity of the module production in Goodyear… Read more »

Industry Veteran Adam Smith Joins ArcVera Renewables as Business Development Manager

ArcVera Renewables, a leading provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar, and energy storage projects, announces the expansion of its business development team with the appointment of industry veteran Adam Smith. Adam brings a unique mix of technical and commercial expertise, which will strengthen ArcVera’s efforts to grow its customer base across all… Read more »

SMC awarded Sofia Offshore Resources and Services Contract

Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) have been awarded a contract from RWE’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm to deliver Offshore Resources and Services for the duration of the project’s offshore construction, commencing in 2023. The turnkey package of works is inclusive of a range of services, including above water offshore balance of plant works which includes statutory… Read more »

Pierre Warlop has been appointed as managing director of the leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power in France.

Pierre has been working in the wind industry since 2007 and has a wealth of experience across different technologies. Alongside holding commercial, technical and management positions, he has led complex projects with success, including: start-up market evaluations, M&A, partnership negotiations and strategy developments, across bidding, projects execution and operation phases. He joins Natural Power France… Read more »

A work of arc – ABB’s new product combination extends avail-able arc protection options with digital UFES solution

The solution sees ABB combine its proven Ultra-fast Earthing Switch (UFES) and Relion 615, 620 relay series, as well as the new all-in-one, digital REX 640 control and protection relay for the first time. The outcome is a low investment and simple upgrade for businesses currently focusing on arc fault detection, but at the same… Read more »

10 Years of Innovation and Leadership: Ecoppia Celebrates its Milestone Anniversary

Pioneer and world leader in autonomous robotics for cleaning PV modules, Ecoppia has demonstrated solid presence and excellence in the dynamic solar industry. Tel Aviv, March 1st, 2023 – Ecoppia (TASE: ECPA) is proud to announce the celebration of ten years of successfully deploying its autonomous robots in large scale solar installations around the globe…. Read more »

From Bologna to the world through Gorizia

Seventy million euros invested in the last ten years. Customers in Sweden, Germany, the United States, Spain, England, and new markets on the horizon. Two production sites in Italy and China, three research and development laboratories in Italy, China, and Germany, a new branch opened in the United States in early April of this year,… Read more »

Meyer Burger enters Australian market and exhibits at Smart Energy Expo in Sydney

Meyer Burger Technology AG is now offering its premium solar panels in Australia, a significant and growing market. The company will present its product portfolio “Made in Germany, designed in Switzerland” at the country’s largest solar trade show, the Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition from May 3 to 5 in Sydney. BayWa r.e. will be… Read more »

JinkoSolar Announces First Quarter 2023 Financial Results

SHANGRAO, China, April 28, 2023— JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2023. First Quarter 2023 Business Highlights The decline in polysilicon prices stimulated module demand… Read more »

Balmoral launches scour protection system

Established supplier to the oil and gas sector, Balmoral, has adapted and transitioned several of its proven buoyancy and protection solutions for use in the fixed and floating offshore wind sector. Tried and trusted products such as buoyancy, cable protection, bend limiting devices and crossover solutions have been readily accepted by the wind sector that… Read more »

John Franklin Joins Nearthlab as Advisor

Esteemed energy specialist brings a wealth of wind O&M expertise to scale inspection efforts (April 28, 2023) – Nearthlab, a leading provider of autonomous drone solutions, announced that John Franklin is joining the organization as a strategic advisor and consultant. John will devise and direct initiatives to expand the company’s footprint across North America. “The… Read more »

Cargostore Appoints Adam Patrick to Chief Financial Officer

Cargostore Worldwide, a leading global supplier of DNV 2.7-1 offshore containers and ISO shipping containers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Patrick as its new Chief Financial Officer. Adam has been with Cargostore for the past three years as its Financial Controller and was recruited and trained by the company’s previous CFO, Alan… Read more »

i3 Solutions Group secures two US patents for Adaptable Redundant Power and greater Data Centre resiliency

For Immediate Issue – April 25th 2023, London, Singapore: i3 Solutions Group, a leading specialist data centre MEP engineering services firm, has been issued two patents by the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) for its Adaptable Redundant Power (ARP) topology control solution for mission-critical electrical power systems. ARP is a hardware and software control… Read more »

Eight UK businesses awarded £2m from the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership

Eight UK businesses have been successful in securing a share of a £2 million Development Grant Competition from the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP). The Development Grants competition launched in May 2022 offering up to £500,000 to offshore wind supply chain companies for projects that will unlock significant growth potential in UK content, jobs and… Read more »

Dall Energy, an innovative Danish-based biomass energy technologies company, secures a €10+ million investment from Eiffel Essentiel to strengthen execution capabilities and accelerate growth

Hørsholm, Denmark – Dall Energy, the innovative Danish-based biomass solutions engineering company, announces that it has closed a €10m+ equity investment from Eiffel Essentiel, the impact energy transition-focused private equity arm of  Eiffel Investment Group. Dall Energy, founded in 2007 by CEO and majority shareholder Jens Dall Bentzen, has developed an innovative furnace enabling the… Read more »

Successful Indian business year for RENA Technologies solar segment

Gütenbach, 26.04.2023: Throughout the financial year 2022/23 in India, RENA was able to collect significant orders from local PV-Cell-manufacturers. In several mid to large size PV- production line projects RENA can account for an order volume of more than 20 million euros from April 1st 2022 to March 31st 2023. “India is way beyond the… Read more »

ABB’s virtual summit warns against complacency amid the growing threat of cyber attacks

Over 800 cyber security delegates attended ABB’s Ransom-Aware OT Defense Summit on April 19, organized in partnership with the global technology advisory board Industry IoT. The event focused on strategies to reduce risk of ransomware attacks and identify security threats to critical infrastructure. The World Economic Forum’s Global Cyber Security Outlook 2022[1] reveals that 80… Read more »

New smart EV charger and free app aim to keep EV drivers on the road to clean, efficient motoring.

Electric vehicle (EV) drivers can automatically charge their cars when it is cheapest or greenest with the launch of a new home EV charger and free smart charging app. This power pairing allows for ultimate charging flexibility to enable valuable savings on energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. The ivie EV Charger and the ivie… Read more »

R&D Test Systems wins follow-up order from ZF Wind Power: most powerful end-of-line test bench

Hinnerup, Denmark, 25 April 2023– R&D Test Systems, a leading Danish wind turbine test system supplier, has received a follow-up order from ZF Wind Power to develop and deliver a new end-of-line test bench needed to verify the system functionality on manufactured powertrains, including the gearbox, generator, and main bearing arrangement, prior to shipping to… Read more »

Bigger Blades, Smaller Tolerances – Enerpac delivers

Enerpac is exhibiting its latest developments in Wind Power Milling Machines developed specifically for machining blades up to 10 metre diameter with unprecedented levels of accuracy, at Wind Europe on booth C2-A7. Also on the booth is Enerpac’s first dedicated range of wind tensioners for precision bolting of foundations, blades, nacelles, and transition pieces, together… Read more »

Wood Thilsted wins foundation design contract for RWE’s Thor project, Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date

Wood Thilsted is pleased to announce that it will design the foundations for RWE’s Thor offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The wind farm will be built off the Danish west coast – approximately 22 kilometers from Thorsminde on the west coast of Jutland. With a planned capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW), Thor will… Read more »

WAB e.V. presents joint booth “Made in Germany” at WIND EUROPE in Copenhagen

Bremerhaven/Copenhagen, 26 April 2023. This year, for the first time, the German offshore wind industry association WAB e.V. presented the Germany stand together with its members under the motto “Made in Germany” at WindEurope 2023 from 25 to 27 April in Copenhagen (Hall D | Stand F- 42/F-44). This was made possible by funding from… Read more »

Solis Launches New Hybrid Inverter Range With Enhanced Power Outage Functionality

24 April, 2023, Johannesburg, South Africa: Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, one of the most experienced and largest inverter producers in the world, is launching its new S6 Advanced Power Hybrid Inverter, exclusively for South Africa, at the Solar Show Africa 2023 in Johannesburg from 25th – 26th April. With added generator connection and control functions, it… Read more »

European hydropower leader ‘on top of the world’ with leaner SF6-free retrofit solution

Two of Finland’s major hydropower plants, located in the Arctic Circle, are now SF6 ‘greenhouse gas’ free thanks to a turn-key generator circuit breaker retrofit that gears them up for a more resource-efficient future. ABB customer, Kemijoki Oy, is one of the most important players in Finland’s renowned carbon neutral electricity system – responsible for… Read more »

Most powerful end-of-line test bench for ZF Wind Power

Lommel, Belgium. ZF Wind Power answers the current and future growth in the offshore market with the investment in a 15 MW end- of-line test bench for complete powertrains. The demand for wind energy is increasing worldwide. Turbines are getting bigger and more powerful. As a result, the powertrain – the heart of the turbine… Read more »

Metsä Wood to supply LVL products for Modvion’s wooden wind turbine towers

Swedish wood technology company, Modvion, and the Finnish wood product company, Metsä Wood, have agreed to supply laminated veneer lumber (LVL) for Modvion’s wooden wind turbine towers. “Building renewable energy with renewable materials can enable net-zero energy production from wind,” said Pär Hallgren, Head of Procurement at Modvion. “Metsä Wood is an important partner in… Read more »

Ceará moves forward towards a statewide policy for green hydrogen and its derivatives

April 17, 2023: Moving forward in its bid to produce green hydrogen, Ceará is about to take an important step towards a more responsible and sustainable national economy with a proposal to be presented to the State Government later this week. On 15 April, the Sectorial Chamber for Renewable Energies –a division of Ceará’s Development… Read more »

World-first software identifies untapped wind energy

Greentech innovator, Katrick Technologies is developing an innovative new wind mapping software through its consortium with Edinburgh Airport and Heriot-Watt University. The novel software will allow modelling of data for ground level winds, unlocking the possibility of capturing green energy from these untapped resources. The software development is part of an ongoing wind mapping project… Read more »

EIVA launches cloud-based thin client for efficient NaviSuite project data sharing and viewing

EIVA has launched a cloud-based thin client, NaviSuite Cloud Viewer, enabling NaviSuite users to share project data with end clients in a web browser. This provides powerful data visualisation for operators and end clients – and eliminates the need to download any third-party programs. With this, operators can give their end clients the ability to… Read more »

WindESCo To Provide Its Performance Optimization Solution for one of Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Farms

Boston, MA, 20 April 2023 – WindESCo, a pioneer in improving asset performance and reliability for wind turbine stakeholders, rolls out its innovative FIND, FIX, MEASURE™ SaaS analytics solution at CEZ ’s 600MW Fantanele-Cogealac wind farm in Romania. The technology will deliver turbine performance and reliability improvements, reverse efficiency losses from aging assets and increase AEP… Read more »

89% of supply chain firms say renewable energy is biggest economic opportunity in Scotland, new study finds

Scottish Renewables launches fourth edition of annual Supply Chain Impact Statement 45 organisations featured in statement thriving within renewable energy industry Almost 90% of Scotland’s renewable energy supply chain believe renewable energy is the biggest economic opportunity facing Scotland, a study for Scottish Renewables’ Supply Chain Impact Statement has found. Scottish Renewables today (April 20)… Read more »