Category: Press Releases

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 »

Second Offshore Wind Launch Academy to support technology trailblazers

Applications are now open for UK innovators to join the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s industry-backed national technology accelerator programme, designed to support the commercialisation of new technologies that will enhance the UK’s offshore wind supply chain, enabling greater UK content, whilst supporting cost reduction. Applications to join the second cohort of the National Launch Academy opened today (Monday 15th November). The Launch Academy initiative focuses on near-to-market solutions and is supported by nine industrial and business support specialists including ScottishPower Renewables (SPR), bp, Barclays Eagle Labs, investment body Green Angel… 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 »


Renewable energy underwriter harnesses data analysis and benchmarking from wind and solar asset optimisation business to drive down insurance premiums Newport Beach, 10th November – GCube, the leading underwriter for renewable energy projects, has today launched a new, smarter, data-powered insurance offering. The service, supported by Clir, a company dedicated to maximizing project returns from… Read more »

AceOn and MCS join forces to shine at Solar and Storage Live

Leading battery and energy storage specialist AceOn will take the wraps off a major new product at a leading exhibition next month – and also strengthen its links with a national standards organisation. The AceOn Group will showcase its new AceOn2.6 residential energy storage battery at Solar and Storage Live at Birmingham’s NEC ahead of… Read more »

UK Department for Transport and offshore wind industry launch initiative to decarbonise North Sea maritime operations

The UK Department for Transport and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have unveiled the Department’s ‘Operation Zero’, which aims to accelerate the decarbonisation of offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) vessels working in the North Sea’s offshore wind farms. At an event as part of COP26 in Glasgow, Maritime Minister Robert Courts announced the… Read more »

Natural Power supports Apollo Funds’ $824 million renewable energy investment

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided technical due diligence support to Apollo Funds for its $824 million investment to support NextEra Energy Partners’ acquisition of a 50% Interest in a 2.5 GW renewable energy portfolio. The operational portfolio includes 13 utility-scale wind and solar assets, three of which feature battery… 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 »

EEW Becomes Sweden’s Largest Solar PV Developer

290MW of advanced-stage developments to address southern Sweden’s energy issues EEW, a leading developer of utility-scale solar energy projects, announces it now has 290MW of solar power projects at the advanced development stage in Sweden, making it the country’s largest solar power developer. As well as the 290MW (seven sites) at the advanced-stage from its… 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 »

Schneider Electric continues to innovate for a net-zero future free of fluorinated gases

Schneider Electric the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, believes is that ‘pure air is the best gas’, as it joins eight other leading electrical transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment manufacturers committed to innovate beyond the use of F-gases. As the most sustainable corporation (Corporate Knights, 2021), Schneider Electric continues to… 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 »

Sympower and Vattenfall renew partnership to provide Northern Europe with additional grid-balancing services

Demand-side response services could help mitigate the challenges to a net-zero economy Amsterdam, 9 November 2021 – Sympower, the Dutch independent flexibility services provider, has extended its partnership for a further three years with the European energy utility giant – Vattenfall.  Working together with one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat, the… Read more »

The next step for solar collectors

Improving efficiency by developing pumps for higher temperature systems The technology to exploit renewable energy sources is continuing to advance, improving efficiency and reducing costs. In concentrated solar power plants with central tower and molten salt, the sun’s energy is used to raise the temperature of molten salts, which are pumped to a steam generator… 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 »

Power Roll partners with Inseanergy to develop zero-emission maritime energy solutions

Lightweight, low cost, solar film to be tested in emission free aquaculture application to decrease diesel usage, reduce risk of fuel spillage and substitute for challenging grid connections. 09 November 2021, County Durham: UK-based Power Roll and Norwegian company Inseanergy have signed an Application Development Partner Agreement to collaborate on the use of Power Roll’s lightweight, flexible solar film… Read more »

Scotland’s Tidal Titans team up to turbo charge the tidal energy industry

Nova Innovation and Atlantis Energy demonstrate the huge international and domestic tidal energy opportunity to SNP Westminster Leader Ian Blackford, and call on the UK Government to back an industry that delivers jobs, investment, and homegrown renewable power Nova Innovation and Atlantis Energy are delighted to announce they have entered a collaboration agreement with the… Read more »

236 meters & 3.6 GW: Siemens Gamesa & Vattenfall to partner using new Siemens Gamesa offshore turbine at massive Norfolk offshore wind projects

Siemens Gamesa has been named Nominated Preferred Supplier by Vattenfall for the 3.6 GW Norfolk offshore wind power projects in the UK. The agreement includes the potential deployment of the new SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines and a multi-year Service agreement. Located between 47 – 72 km off the English east coast, the agreement… Read more »


North American arm of Exus Management Partners hits milestone after onboarding 700MW Travers solar farm, 240MW Big Sky wind project, and 477MW Fighting Jays solar projects Pittsburgh, November 8th, 2021 – Exus Management Partners (Exus), a leading expert in powering sustainable investments through operational excellence, has announced its north American division has surpassed 3GW of assets… Read more »

Ingeteam commissions its largest solar PV plant in France, with 87.5 MWp

On 19 October 2021, Dhamma Energy inaugurated the Athies-Samoussy PV solar plant located in the French region of Hauts-de-France. With a total installed capacity of 87.5 MWp, this project is one of the ten largest photovoltaic plants in France and is also the largest PV project to be supplied by Ingeteam to this country. For… 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 »

Jumbo Shipping wraps up transport contract for DEME Offshore for Hornsea Two offshore wind farm

Jumbo has completed the transport and handling of offshore wind turbine foundation components for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Supporting DEME Offshore, Jumbo deployed its K-3000 class heavy lift vessel Fairmaster to carry out its scope of transporting 141 monopiles (MPs) and 131 transition pieces (TPs) from Rostock, Germany and Aalborg, Denmark to Eemshaven,… 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 »



GLS Bank cooperates with Meyer Burger for sustainable photovoltaic package on commercial roofs

GLS Bank, one of the leading sustainability banking institutions in Germany, has entered into a cooperation with Meyer Burger for its “carefree” photovoltaic package. The GLS Bank initiative specifically targets commercial customers and is intended to drive the expansion of PV installations in the commercial and public sectors, initially as part of a regional pilot… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum Supports Young Research Team at the North Hesse School Student Research Center

Donation helps develop new technologies Cutting-edge pump technology used in scanning electron microscope Carbon footprint reduction Asslar, November 04, 2021. Young researchers from a variety of disciplines are taking advantage of the infrastructure and opportunities offered by the Schülerforschungszentrum Nordhessen (SFN) student research center to develop ideas for new processes and products. Now, Pfeiffer Vacuum… 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 »

Liebherr blade bearings for tomorrow’s service operations

Nussbaumen (Switzerland), November 4, 2021  Liebherr opens up new possibilities for wind turbine operators and service providers with optimised blade bearings in 3-row roller bearing design. Thanks to said bearings, the service life of wind turbines is extended even under high loads. A new chapter in service operations: Liebherr is now also offering the state-of-the-art… 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 »

Cargostore Worldwide Announces Launch of Major Rebrand

Today Cargostore Worldwide has announced a major rebrand unveiling a fresh new image for the company, visible in everything from their logo to the design of the website and more. Having expanded into new market sectors, most notably offshore wind and energy across several new regions since the company’s inception in 2016, Cargostore has undergone… 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 »

DEME Offshore and Penta-Ocean Construction establish new Joint Venture Company, Japan Offshore Marine

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 — DEME Offshore and Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., Japan’s leading marine contractor, have formally established a new Joint Venture Company, named Japan Offshore Marine (JOM). The formation of a joint company marks the formalisation of the cooperation between DEME Offshore (49%) and Penta-Ocean Construction (51%°) in Japan. Through JOM, both partners… Read more »