Category: Press Releases

World’s largest jack-up vessel Voltaire installs first next generation wind turbines to help deliver first power at world’s largest offshore wind farm

The installation and first power of the first GE Haliade-X turbine at Dogger Bank A was confirmed today. The precision exercise to install the turbine was undertaken by engineers and technicians using Jan De Nul Group’s ultra-low emission vessel Voltaire, which has a crane lifting capacity of 3,200 tonnes. The turbine blades tips reach 260… Read more »

Wind power gets a boost from Mondi and NKE: Innovative packaging solution for wind turbine components

9 October 2023 – Mondi Grünburg has partnered with NKE, a prominent manufacturer of bearing solutions for wind, railway and industrial applications, to create a new packaging solution for wind power components. With the rising demand for renewable energy sources, the wind power sector has gained significant attention. The challenging operating conditions of wind turbines… Read more »

Hotting up investment in fusion energy

Power generation currently accounts for approximately 30 percent of global CO₂ emissions. To meet the Paris Agreement’s target of full decarbonisation by 2050, the world is increasingly desperate for an abundant source of clean energy and many governments and utilities are shifting away from fossil fuels as their primary energy source and turning to renewable energy… Read more »

Hornbeck Offshore Settles Litigation And Resumes Completion Of Construction Of Two 400 Class Jones Act-Qualified Mpsvs

COVINGTON, La., Oct. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (“Hornbeck Offshore” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into a final settlement agreement with the surety (the “Surety”) for two Multi-Purpose Support Vessels (MPSVs) that had been under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards, LLC(“Gulf Island”).  Pursuant to the settlement with the… Read more »

Optimising Foundation Integrity: Grouted Connections For Offshore Wind And O&G

Grout provides structural support, enhances stability, and facilitates the transfer of loads from the offshore structure to the seabed. It acts as a crucial bonding agent, securing the foundation and preventing any potential movement or instability caused by the dynamic forces of wind, waves, and currents. A well-executed grouting operation ensures the integrity and durability… Read more »

RTsys take delivery of another 20 Pathfinder DVLs and 10 Wayfinder DVLs from Teledyne Marine

Specialist of Acoustics and Drones, RTsys is proud to announce continued collaboration with Teledyne Marine with further orders for RDI DVLs as demand continues to grow for its range of specialist AUVs comprising of the SEMA ASW training target, COMET-300, NemoSens AUV and µAUV for scientific, industrial and defense applications. “When it comes to performance,… Read more »

RP Global and Marguerite finalized the sale of two Polish wind farms to ENGIE Zielona Energia

RP Global, one of Poland’s leading players in the renewable energy sector, and Marguerite, a pan-European investor and our co-shareholder of 49.99% have finalized the sale of two wind farms totaling 103 MW to ENGIE Zielona Energia. The agreement was signed on 28 July 2023, and the transaction was successfully completed following approval from Poland’s… Read more »

TSUN Celebrates Landmark Achievement: Microinverters MS 400 and 800 Pass Newest EMC Test

Frankfurt, 5th October— TSUN, a global leader in solar energy solutions, is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking achievement in the solar sector. TSUN’s microinverters, specifically the MS400 and MS800 models, have successfully passed the rigorous new EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) test in accordance with the standard EN 62920:2017, setting a remarkable industry milestone. The testing was… Read more »

EU PVSEC 2023 Wraps Up – Innovations are a Decisive Factor in the Global PV Race

The European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) 2023 concluded on 22 September 2023, marking another successful year of bringing together over 1850 leading experts, researchers and industry players to present and discuss the latest developments in photovoltaic research and technology. Over the course of five days, renowned researchers and industry pioneers shared… Read more »

VideoRay Acquires Blue Ring Imaging’s AI Capabilities to Vastly Improve the Efficiency of Unmanned Systems

POTTSTOWN, Pa., October 4, 2023 – VideoRay, the producer of the Mission Specialist Defender robot recently selected by the US Navy for underwater mine detection and disposal, announced today that it has successfully acquired Blue Ring Imaging, a St. Petersburg, Florida-based innovator in 3D visualization, multi-view perception, and simulation for unmanned systems. Blue Ring Imaging,… Read more »

New Head of Construction and Operations for Natural Power France

Natural Power, the leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, has appointed Fabien Vacher as Head of Construction and Operations in France. He joins from Nordex Acciona where he was Director of Wind Construction and latterly Director of Wind Maintenance, responsible for wind maintenance activities in France and Belgium covering 220 wind farms, 1200 wind… Read more »

Masdar Enters Tajikistan Market with Plans to Explore 500MW Clean Energy Projects, Including Floating Solar

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; October 3, 2023: MW Energy, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar and W Solar Investment, has signed an agreement with Tajikistan’s Ministry of Energy and Water Resources (MOEWR) to explore at least 500 megawatts (MW) capacity of clean energy projects, including floating solar power… Read more »

Jan De Nul orders XL cable-laying vessel Fleeming Jenkin

Jan De Nul Group orders Fleeming Jenkin, an extra-large cable-laying vessel, at the CMHI Haimen shipyard. With an unrivalled cable-carrying capacity of 28,000 tonnes, the vessel will serve the renewable energy and subsea cable industry in installing cables over longer distances and in deeper waters. The vessel will be delivered in 2026.   Caption: Fleeming… Read more »

LONGi signs an agreement with R.Power S.A to supply 100 MW photovoltaic modules in Poland

Poland, 27th of september 2023.– LONGi, a world’s leading green technology company, announces today it has signed an agreement with the Management Board of R. Power S.A., with its registered office in Warsaw for the supply of photovoltaic modules with a total capacity of 101.1 MW. In recent years, the R.Power Group has developed and… Read more »

Successful conclusion of the 7th Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts – CWW 2023 in Croatia

September 26, 2023 – The “7th Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts – CWW 2023” concluded last week in Šibenik, Croatia, with a primary focus on identifying sustainable solutions for wind farm development. This prominent event, organized by Croatian companies OIKON and Supernatural, under the patronage of the European Parliament and the Croatian Ministry… Read more »

Tigo Energy Unveils Industry-First Service Program for Commercial and Industrial Solar Installers

CAMPBELL, Calif, Oct. 5, 2023 — Tigo Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: TYGO), a leading provider of intelligent solar and energy storage solutions, today announced the launch of the Green Glove service program to provide a premium support experience for installers of commercial and industrial (C&I) systems. The Green Glove program enhances the installer experience and drives… Read more »

New programme focused on reducing risk and cost of floating wind is launched by Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOW CoE) has launched its fourth key strategic programme this week – focused on reducing risk and costs associated with floating offshore wind, and supporting supply chain growth in construction, operations and maintenance. The new strategic programme, ‘Construction, Operations and Maintenance’, builds on previous… Read more »

NKT secures framework agreement and record order for five power cable projects supporting the German Energiewende

NKT secures framework agreement and record order for five power cable projects supporting the German Energiewende NKT has been awarded a combination of five on- and offshore power cable projects embedded in a long-term framework agreement by the German TSO 50Hertz. With a combined value of approx. EUR 3.5bn, the order is a new company… Read more »

Q ENERGY starts constructing one of the biggest BESS projects in France

The 44 MWh energy storage project will be installed on the Emile Huchet power plant site in the northeast of France. Once commissioned, it will be one of the largest facilities in the country. Q ENERGY is currently driving a development pipeline of more than 1 GW of energy storage projects across Europe. Avignon/Berlin. Q… Read more »

Natural Power supports Innergex accelerate renewable project growth in France

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided vendor’s due diligence to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc (“Innergex”) in support of its long-term co-investment agreement with Crédit Agricole Assurances to provide additional equity commitment for the development and financing of ongoing renewable energy projects in France. Pierre Warlop, Managing Director of Natural Power… Read more »

ORE Catapult launches first floating offshore wind supply chain development programme in Wales with Floventis Energy

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched the first Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in Wales – specifically designed to support local companies bidding for work in the floating offshore wind industry. ORE Catapult is partnering with Floventis Energy, the developer of Llŷr 1 and 2 in the Celtic Sea, to deliver ‘F4OR… Read more »

Natural Power appoints Energy Storage Technical Director

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has appointed Tom Sklaschus as Energy Storage – Technical Director. Based in the company’s Glasgow office, Tom leads Natural Power’s energy storage consultancy services with a focus on development support, procurement and construction management. As part of this role, he supports major developers, investors and owners… Read more »

New partnership for setting up greener State of Maine, USA

FibreMax from the Netherlands announced a new collaboration with PelaStar, Yale Cordage and Avient Dyneema focusing on enhancing local content development and driving economic growth in the State of Maine’s floating wind sector. With the ambitions of localizing the supply chain and leveraging the collective expertise, the partners aim to minimize environmental impact, reduce project… Read more »

DAS Solar will supply 75MW modules to the largest FPV in Europe

As a Tier 1 PV modules supplier, DAS Solar has signed a strategic cooperation agreement and will supply 75MW high-efficiency modules to Q ENERGY France, one of the leading renewable energy companies in France. The floating PV(FPV) project, currently under construction on the site of a former quarry in the Haute-Marne region of France, will be… Read more »


ASL SAFETY & TRAINING) has announced today that it has in recent weeks received approval for delivery of STCW 95, Marine Training Programmes from the Department of The Marine & Marine Survey Office. The addition of these programmes continues our investment and innovation in this area. We are continuing to add further programmes over the… Read more »

Natural Power supports Igneo Infrastructure Partners’ acquisition of a majority equity interest in Soltage

Natural Power, a renewable energy consultancy at the forefront of the energy transition, has provided technical due diligence support to Igneo, a global infrastructure investment manager, on its agreement to acquire a majority equity interest in Soltage, LLC (‘Soltage’), a renewable power producer that develops, owns, operates and manages solar and storage assets across the… Read more »

Power Electronics announces more than $300 million investment in U.S. at RE+

Phoenix, AZ: Power Electronics, a leading manufacturer of solar inverters for photovoltaic plants and energy storage has unveiled its local manufacturing plan at RE+, the most significant event in the renewable energy sector in North America. From September 11th to 14th, attendees at Power Electronics booth #1723 obtained detailed information about this exciting project, designed to significantly increase… Read more »

Umicore Collaborates with RENA Technologies to Develop the Next Generation of Germanium Wafers

Olen, Gütenbach 15. September 2023 – Umicore Electro-Optic Materials (Umicore EOM) has established a strategic collaboration with RENA Technologies, aimed at integrating RENA’s cutting-edge ACE inception wafer processing solution into the ongoing development of Ge (germanium) wafers. This collaboration signifies a momentous leap in the domain of the space solar cell industry. Umicore EOM has… Read more »

Glamox lands contract to light Havfram Wind’s two next-generation Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Oslo, Norway, 18 September 2023:  Glamox, one of the world’s leading lighting companies, has won a major contract from Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited, of China, to light Havfram Wind’s two new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIV). These new vessels will be capable of installing the next generation of giant wind turbines with rotor blades… Read more »

The DemoSATH project starts supplying energy to the Spanish grid

Bilbao, September 18, 2023. The floating offshore wind project DemoSATH, led by the Spanish engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies, in collaboration with the German energy company RWE Offshore Wind and the Japanese company THE KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER CO., INC. (KEPCO), achieves a significant milestone as it commences electricity generation. In August DemoSATH was installed offshore… Read more »

TrueOcean and merge to become a leading Cloud Geodata Specialist – Their digital technology drives the energy transition.

Kiel, 18 September 2023 The merger of three Kiel-based software companies, GmbH, TrueOcean GmbH and NatureConnect GmbH, marks a significant step forward in the use of digital technology for a sustainable future. These companies, which specialise in the management of geospatial data on land and at sea, have joined forces to form “”. The… Read more »

Solvay Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Shengjian for Technical Exchange, Market Development and Material Supply

Shanghai, China, September 18, 2023 – Solvay, a global market leader in high-performance materials, and Shanghai Shengjian Environment Technology Co. Ltd. have signed a strategic partnership framework agreement to strengthen their business relations and expand into new markets. Based on over 10 years of mutual success in important segments of the semiconductor, FPD, solar power and… Read more »

Making a meaningful difference to the green agenda By Nick Dimock, Founder at 350PPM

The devasting effects of climate change are being witnessed around the world as we are fast approaching a 1.5°C rise in global temperature – a crucial tipping point after which irreversible damage will be done. To curb global warming, we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 43% compared with 2019 levels – taking CO₂ levels… Read more »

New Global Centre in Clean Energy to be led by the University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is to be the UK lead for a new £6.2m Global Centre in Clean Energy. Funded by UK Research and Innovation, the Global Centre for Clean Energy and Equitable Transportation Solutions (CLEETS), will focus on reducing emissions from road transport, using three regions as case studies: the West Midlands and South… Read more »