Category: Press Releases

Franklin Whole Home Receives Permitting Green Light from Honolulu

San Francisco, CA. – January 10th, 2023. FranklinWH, a leading whole-home energy management solution provider, announced today that it has received the coveted Materials and Methods (M&M) Certification from the City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP). With the announcement, solar energy storage system (ESS) installers on the island of Oahu… Read more »

Anesco appoints Hildagarde McCarville as new CEO

The board of Anesco is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced international CEO and energy transition specialist, Hildagarde McCarville, as its Chief Executive Officer. With 15 years’ executive experience in the European energy and utility sector, Hildagarde takes over the reins at Anesco from Mark Futyan, who will remain with the company as a… Read more »

NRG Systems Provides Monitoring Solutions for Canada’s Largest Solar Farm

Hinesburg, Vermont, USA – NRG Systems, Inc., the global leader in wind and solar resource measurement and intelligence, is proud to announce that they have provided Solar Resource Monitoring (SRM) Systems to the Travers Solar Project in Alberta, Canada. The turnkey systems capture a range of site-specific parameters, including solar irradiance, module temperature, and soiling conditions, as well… Read more »

ABB to divest UK technical engineering consultancy business to TÜV Rheinland

ABB today announced it has signed an agreement to divest its UK technical engineering consultancy business, a technical engineering consultancy part of its Energy Industries division, to TÜV Rheinland. The transaction is expected to close in Q2 2023. The financial terms of the transaction will not be disclosed. ABB’s UK technical engineering consultancy including a… Read more »

ArcVera Renewables launches recruitment drive to support accelerating growth in key market segments

ArcVera Renewables, a leading global provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar and energy storage projects, has revised its strategic growth objectives upwards as market demand in key renewables project services segments rapidly expands. The company is looking to fill multiple roles in all business areas to support its new targets.  Over the… Read more »

Meyer Burger achieves production plan with volume of 321 megawatts for the year 2022

With a production volume of 321.1 MW for 2022, Meyer Burger Technology AG has achieved the guidance of at least 320 MW published in August last year. Meyer Burger’s second production line has been in test operation in August 2022 and in production ramp-up since the end of September 2022. Meyer Burger’s team was able… Read more »

Are hybrid renewable projects the future?

Hybrid projects aren’t new. The industry has been exploring the benefits of co-locating different types of renewable generation and storage technology for many years now. But while there is lots of talk of “energy parks”, “virtual power plants” and other hybrid concepts, in reality we continue to see the vast majority of wind, solar and… Read more »

Anesco begins optimising 15MW battery assets for Gresham House

Anesco has entered into a new agreement to optimise 15MW of operational battery storage capacity for Gresham House, building on a long-standing relationship held between the two companies. The assets are being managed by Anesco’s Revenue Optimisation team, who provide complete, data-driven revenue optimisation services for storage assets, with a focus on maximising their health… Read more »

BayWa r.e. Australian Wind Farm Sales Provide Capital to Grow Development Portfolio

BayWa r.e., global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor, today announced the sale of its Ferguson and Diapur wind farms located in Victoria, Australia. Sold to Australian independent profit-to-members superannuation fund Prime Super in December 2022, the acquisition adds to the fund’s renewable energy portfolio, part of a strategy to grow its number of… Read more »

Perceptual Robotics graduates from award-winning start-up accelerator

An intelligent automation and inspection solutions company has secured additional funding after completing an award-winning start-up programme. Perceptual Robotics, which has bases in the UK and Europe, showcased their Dhalion system to more than 100 venture capitalists and key industry guests at Deeptech Labs on December 7th. CEO Kostas Karachalios and Chief Operating Officer Dimitris… Read more »

Nearthlab Brings Cutting-Edge Plug-and-Play Technology to Latin America

Leading provider of autonomous drone solutions bracing to upscale global operations after the successful deployment of its latest flagship solution NearthWIND Mobile in South America Dec. 15, 2022 – Nearthlab, a leading provider of autonomous drone solutions, announced that it has wrapped up rounds of inspections in Latin America spearheaded by NearthWIND Mobile, an award-winning… Read more »

Türkiye: Coca-Cola İçecek A.Ş. (CCI) orders Nordex turbine for its factory

Hamburg, 14 December 2022. The Nordex Group has received an order from Coca-Cola İçecek A.Ş. (“CCI”), for the supply and installation of CCI’s first wind turbine. The order for an N133/4800 turbine also includes a ten-year Premium Service.   The turbine with a nominal capacity of 4.8 MW will be installed on a tubular steel… Read more »

Delta to Showcase its High Efficiency FLEX Series Three-phase String Inverters at Energaia 2022

Delta will showcase the Flex Series string inverters, which are suitable for commercial and industrial rooftop PV installations. Flex Series highlights include its compact design with a large front door, a uniform mounting plate and integrated type 2 surge arresters on both sides. The inverters are easy to combine, while setup and system monitoring and… Read more »

Nordex Group receives order to supply 94 MW to Brazil

Hamburg, 13 December 2022. The Nordex Group has received an order for N163/5.X turbines from Brazil. The manufacturer is to supply 16 turbines for the 94.4 MW “EOL TODA ENERGIA 2” wind farm for TODA Investimentos do Brasil.  The wind farm is to be built in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, near to… Read more »

New research finds UK offshore wind supply chain is buoyant despite headwinds – enabling innovation to flourish

A survey from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult reveals a high degree of confidence in future growth but highlights challenges in areas of skills and visibility of opportunities. The first in depth survey into the confidence of the UK Offshore Wind supply chain has revealed an optimistic outlook in the sector despite the challenging… Read more »

Paul Virgo Joins Cargostore Worldwide as Global Operations Manager

Cargostore Worldwide, the UK’s leading DNV 2.7-1 and ISO certified container provider announces the appointment of Paul Virgo to the role of Global Operations Manager, a new role within the expanding company. Mr Virgo brings with him a wealth of technical knowledge and over 15 years of experience within the oil and gas, and logistics… Read more »

WAB Press Release on offshore wind + hydrogen collaboration of WAB e.V. and Team Norway

Norway/Germany, 12 December 2022 – The Wind Energy and green Hydrogen Cluster WAB e.V. signed a cooperation agreement with Team Norway, represented by Norwegian Energy Partners. Both parties agreed to collaborate with a focus on offshore wind development and green hydrogen and respective supply chains. The cooperation will focus on the 20th WINDFORCE in June… Read more »

Wood Thilsted wins design contract for Ocean Winds first offshore wind project in Poland and opens Warsaw Office

London, UK – Wood Thilsted is excited to make two key announcements. The first, its appointment as the foundation and offshore substation concept designer for Ocean Winds first offshore windfarm in Poland, BC-Wind. The second, the opening of WT’s first Polish branch in Warsaw. BC-Wind offshore wind farm is being developed by Ocean Winds, the… Read more »

EDP Renewables and Engie’s joint venture partnered with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to develop a floating offshore project in California

London, UK, 9th December 2022 – Ocean Winds (OW) and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), through their 50/50 offshore wind joint venture Golden State Wind, were awarded a 32,500 hectares lease area by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in the Morro Bay area off the central coast of California…. Read more »

WinGD wins engine diagnostics orders as ship owners look to reduce OPEX

Swiss marine power company WinGD has received orders from two LNG carrier operators for its WinGD Integrated Digital Expert (WiDE) engine monitoring, diagnostics and remote support service. Knutsen OAS Shipping has ordered WiDE for seven vessels, which include a recently delivered LNG carrier and six under construction. CoolCo, formed in 2021 with Eastern Pacific Shipping… Read more »

Climate Change Committee Progress Report 2022

The Climate Change Committee today (December 7) published its Progress Report for 2022 and also its first five-yearly review of Scottish Emissions Targets. Responding, Morag Watson, Director of Policy at Scottish Renewables, said: “The Climate Change Committee is right to highlight the need to accelerate our transition to net-zero and for The Scottish Government to… Read more »

ONSHORE WIND BAN LIFTED – Vattenfall response

Vattenfall’s Head of UK Onshore Development, Frank Elsworth, said: “If this is a genuine move which will put onshore wind on a level playing field with other infrastructure in England, it will send a very positive signal that the Government is serious about harnessing the benefits which onshore development can unleash for the environment ,… Read more »

Natural Power HSEQ Director appointed to SafetyOn leadership

Natural Power’s HSEQ Director, Frank Monaghan, has been appointed to the leadership board of SafetyOn, the UK’s onshore wind safety organisation. He’s joined by Stewart Reid, Natural Power’s Manager of HSEQ, who has been appointed as vice chair of the technical advisory committee (TAC). Frank Monaghan said: “Having been part of the founding team at… Read more »

Apricum acts as sell-side M&A financial advisor for depsys’ deal with Kraken

Apricum, the transaction and advisory firm specialized in clean technologies, acted as the exclusive sell-side M&A financial advisor to depsys for its M&A transaction with Octopus Energy Group’s Kraken. The resulting acquisition of depsys and its GridEye solution is expected to help drive the global renewable energy transition by accelerating the penetration of digital energy… Read more »

Ideematec Selected for Texas Solar Portfolio

Horizon L:TEC® 1P trackers chosen for bankability and ability to deploy in extreme weather environments Phoenix, Arizona December 1, 2022 – Following a successful RE+ show, Ideematec, a leading provider of utility-scale solar tracking systems has the great pleasure to announce reaching an agreement to support Solar Proponent’s approximate 7GW pipeline of projects in Texas using… Read more »

New programme examines pathways for integrated floating offshore wind technology

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre will examine potential pathways for the delivery of innovative floating offshore wind technology integrated with existing energy infrastructure, as part of their five year collaboration under the Energy Transition Alliance banner The WINTOG programme will drive collaboration across energy technologies to foster innovative… Read more »

Meyer Burger receives award for solar roof tiles and announces first sales partner

As part of the pilot phase of its solar roof tile, Meyer Burger Technology AG announced its first distribution partner from the roofing trade: With immediate effect, Dachdecker-Einkauf Süd eG (DE Süd), one of the market-leading specialist roofing distributors in Germany, is to supervise the first pilot projects and implement these together with their customers… Read more »

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 »