Category: Press Releases

Glaston receives a close to EUR 5 million deal in the Americas

Glaston group has signed a close to EUR 5 contract for Insulating Glass and Heat Treatment Technologies machinery with a customer in the Americas. The order is booked in Glaston’s received orders for the third quarter in 2021. The lines will be delivered within the second quarter of 2022. More stringent safety and quality regulations… Read more »

ABB to turbocharge first ME-GA engines as MAN ES opens new route to sustainable sailing for gas carriers

ABB Turbocharging to deliver A200-L turbochargers for six new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers   Low-pressure dual-fuel engine offers environmental and transitional benefits of LNG at reduced capital cost Order highlights crucial role for turbochargers in enabling new engine concepts ABB’s A200-L turbochargers will be used on MAN Energy Solutions’ 5G70ME-C10.5-GA engines destined for six… Read more »

Nordex Group achieves order intake of over 1.8 gigawatts in the third quarter of 2021

Hamburg, October 14, 2021. In the third quarter of 2021, the Nordex Group received orders for 389 wind turbines with a total rated output of 1,829 megawatts (MW), up from 271 wind turbines with 1,229 MW in the third quarter of the previous year. Turbines of the Delta4000 series accounted for 1,391 MW or 76… Read more »

Alencon Systems Awarded U.S. Patent for BOSS DC:DC Converter

Alencon Systems has expanded its extensive intellectual property portfolio with the award of U.S. patent #11,146,079 for its Bi-Directional Optimizer for Storage Systems (BOSS) Hatboro, PA – Alencon Systems LLC is proud to announce its award of U.S. patent #11,146,079 which addresses the novelty of the company’s Bi-Directional Optimizer for Storage Systems (BOSS). This patent… Read more »

Jan De Nul signs T&I contract for Gode Wind 3 & Borkum Riffgrund 3

Jan De Nul Group signs the final contract for the transport and installation of 107 monopile foundations and one topside for the Gode Wind 3 and the Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms. This T&I contract will be the first assignment for Jan De Nul’s NextGen Heavy Lift Vessel Les Alizés, a seaworthy Ultra-Low Emission… Read more »

ONYX INSIGHT SURPASSES 2GW BENCHMARK IN MONITORING OF CLEARWAY WIND PORTFOLIO

Five-year relationship sees 850+ turbines employing ecoCMS hardware and fleetMONITOR software to cut costs for Clearway’s wind fleet, with more to follow Nottingham, 13th October 2021 – Clearway Energy Group, a prominent US renewables developer and owner-operator, and ONYX Insight, a leading provider of predictive data analytics and engineering expertise to the global wind industry,… Read more »

New research which shows a more ambitious onshore wind target for Scotland could produce £27.8 billion of economic activity while helping meet the country’s net-zero target has been published today.

The Onshore Wind Industry Prospectus also contains new polling which shows Scots are in favour of new onshore wind development and reform of the planning system. Responding, Morag Watson, Director of Policy of Scottish Renewables, said: “The Onshore Wind Industry Prospectus published today shows the enormous benefits of increasing our ambition for Scotland’s outstanding wind resource… Read more »

Renewables Obligation mutualisation predicted to be triggered for the fourth and fifth consecutive years

Forecasts from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Within-term ROC market forecast’ predict a potential shortfall in the 2020-21 Renewable Obligation (RO) buy-out and late payment fund of over £170mn, with 16 supplier exits to date that could impact upon the scheme’s payments. Furthermore, it predicts that mutualisation will be triggered for the 2021-22 obligation period too, as six… Read more »

Solar tree from ASCA supplies e-bike stations with environmentally friendly energy

Löchgau, October 11, 2021. The ASCA® solar films can be used in a wide range of applications – from individual small projects to facades in commercial housing construction. In the community of Löchgau in Germany the company has designed, conceived and implemented a solar tree for the construction company STRENGER Bauen und Wohnen. The solar… Read more »

FuturaSun: SILK® Pro coloured photovoltaic modules

The SILK® Pro series of modules includes three new colour versions: Silver, Orange and Red, for maximum architectural versatility. FuturaSun has once again expanded its range of solar panels to include three versions of its most successful line, SILK® Pro, a monocrystalline module with 120 PERC multi-busbar, half-cut cells, especially designed for the most demanding… Read more »

Norwegian solar energy company REC Group becomes part of Reliance Industries Ltd. and accelerates its expansion

Innovative and award-winning solar panel manufacturer REC Group has been acquired by Reliance New Energy Solar Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. This change of ownership will allow REC to fast track its expansion plans. MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company headquartered in… Read more »

Huawei Global Digital Power Summit 2021 set to open on October 16 in Dubai

Huawei Global Digital Power Summit 2021 is set to open on October 16 in Dubai with more than 300+ individuals attending the physical event, including executives from Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), Group42, ACWA Power, du, Uptime Institute and Engie. Huawei to announce joint actions across the energy and ICT industry chain to unlock… Read more »

Scottish Government Heat and Buildings Strategy published

The Scottish Government has today (October 7) published the Heat in Buildings Strategy setting out the actions it will take in the buildings sector to deliver on climate change commitments, support economic opportunities, and ensure a just transition, including helping address fuel poverty. Responding, Morag Watson, Director of Policy of Scottish Renewables, said: We welcome today’s publication… Read more »

Jan De Nul orders monopile installation system for its Floating Installation Vessel Les Alizés from the Italian Company Remazel Engineering S.p.A

Jan De Nul awards Remazel S.p.A. for the design and manufacture of a fully automated monopile installation system for its Floating Installation Vessel, Les Alizés. Jan De Nul continues to invest in new mission equipment to find solutions for next generation offshore wind installation challenges. The automated monopile installation system on deck increases safety and… Read more »

Finnish maritime expo Navigate targets global audience in 2022

Finland’s biggest maritime event, Navigate, will look beyond its well-established local base when it returns next year. The exhibition and conference, to be held at Turku Fair Center on 1-2 June, will cater for international visitors and exhibitors with an agenda highlighting the Nordic region’s critical contribution to today’s most urgent maritime issues, as well… Read more »

17th Windforce Conference: Tap the Offshore Wind Potential!

Bremerhaven, 5 October 2021 – The increasingly serious climate change makes it necessary to exploit existing potentials of offshore wind. The wind industry and hydrogen association WAB e.V., as the voice of the supply chain, therefore used the stage of the 17th International WINDFORCE Conference to present a list of messages on the future of… Read more »

Meyer Burger presents itself at Intersolar Europe 2021 for the first time as a producer of solar cells and modules

Intersolar Europe 2021, which starts in Munich on Wednesday (Oct. 6, 2021) after being postponed several times due to Corona restrictions, is a premiere for Meyer Burger. For the first time, the long-established photovoltaic group from Switzerland will present itself as a producer of solar cells and solar modules. «As Europe’s leading trade fair for… Read more »

3D-Micromac introduces new laser system for half- and shingled-cell cutting in PhotovolTaic Manufacturing

The microCELL™ MCS cell cutting system provides free choice of cutting layouts that range from half- to shingled cells without compromising throughput or yield Chemnitz, Germany, October 5, 2021—3D-Micromac AG, the industry leader in laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the semiconductor, photovoltaic (PV), medical device and electronics markets, today introduced an advanced laser… Read more »

Shortlist for Scottish Green Energy Awards sees tidal, hydro, heat and more vie for honours

Finalists announced today in 11 categories Contenders “represent the innovation, dedication and passion” of industry says Scottish Renewables CEO Gravity, indigenous crofters and in-turbine toilets are all key parts of projects which have been shortlisted for the 2021 Scottish Green Energy Awards, announced today (Oct 5). A project which can capture and store renewable energy… Read more »

Trina Storage unveils Elementa, an industry-leading LFP battery cabinet at Intersolar

Trina Solar’s new energy storage arm makes its debut at Europe’s premier solar event October 5th, 2021: Trina Storage, the global energy storage business launched by Trina Solar earlier this year, will unveil a new, utility-scale smart energy storage system that cuts CAPEX by over 5% at Intersolar Europe. Trina Storage Elementa is a fully-integrated and modular smart storage… Read more »

SOLARGIS LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICAN OFFICE TO TACKLE GROWING RESOURCE RISKS IN AMERICAN SOLAR

Solargis expands its presence in Toronto in response to demand from the North American solar industry as it scales up and faces new resource-related risks to profitability Toronto, 5th October – Solargis, data and software architect for bankable solar investments, has opened a North American office in the Greater Toronto area, bolstering its regional presence… Read more »

Staggered and Arrayed: M10 Industries AG and Fraunhofer ISE Develop Matrix Shingle Technology to Industrial Maturity

M10 Industries AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and have developed a matrix shingle concept for connecting silicon solar cells and a new stringer for manufacturing novel matrix shingle modules. The stringer, which arranges the shingle solar cells offset from each other similar to bricks in a masonry wall, was built… Read more »

KOSTAL Solar Electric at Intersolar 2021 in Munich

New brand identity, new innovations and a world premiere Hagen/Munich, 5th October 2021 – The entire appearance of KOSTAL Solar Electric, the German inverter manufacturer, at this year’s Intersolar in Munich is characterized by innovations and an impressive product premiere. The company’s goal: to make sustainable solar energy generation come alive. World premiere KOSTAL AC-Wallbox… Read more »

Jan De Nul contracts Castor Marine to connect entire fleet

80 vessels migrate to VSAT, Iridium and VoIP software and hardware Jan De Nul Group, a leading expert in marine construction, civil engineering and environmental projects, has moved its entire fleet of 82 vessels and jack-up barges to Castor Marine’s global VSAT and Iridium connectivity network on a long-term contract to guarantee solid vessel connectivity…. Read more »

Codling Wind Park contracts DNV to certify Ireland’s flagship offshore wind farm

Certification of Codling Wind Park will help to manage risks, as Ireland seeks to realize ambitious offshore wind goals. HAMBURG, Germany, 5 October 2021 – DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has been contracted to carry out Project Certification for the Codling Wind Park project, which is one of the largest offshore wind… Read more »

ABB joins widespread call to accelerate shipping decarbonization

The Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization urges governments to accelerate shipping’s emission reduction ambitions Clean technologies will play a crucial role in improving engine efficiency and enabling clean fuel use ABB has joined more than 155 companies urging governments to help shipping decarbonize by 2050. The Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization has been… Read more »

Framo strengthens sustainable aquaculture focus

Equipment supplier LiftUP has become part of leading pump manufacturer Framo, strengthening the company’s focus within sustainable aquaculture. LiftUP, with its competence within sludge collection from open cages and unique patented dead fish system, fits like a glove with Framo’ s AquaStream systems. This acquisition by Alfa Laval develops an attractive aquaculture product portfolio and… Read more »

Global Smart Grid Deployment to Save over 1,000 Terawatt Hours in Energy by 2026, as Sustainability Drives Deployment

Hampshire, UK – 4th October 2021: A new study from Juniper Research has found that global smart grid deployments will lead to annual energy savings of 1,060 terawatt-hours by 2026, from 316 terawatt-hours in 2021. This is the equivalent of powering over 42 million 90-minute football matches at Wembley stadium. The research identified increased sustainability… Read more »

FIMER POWERS UP INTERSOLAR WITH NEW ‘BEST IN CLASS’ RESIDENTIAL INVERTER AND STORAGE PLATFORM LAUNCH

FIMER is set to revolutionize the solar market with the unveiling of its innovative high-power inverter and high-capacity storage platforms for the residential market, offering a future-proof and scalable solution for all global installations. The new ‘Power’ platform – FIMER PowerUNO, PowerTRIO and PowerX, which will be on display on stand B5.330 – have been… Read more »

INTRODUCING THE FIRST SOLAR-SPECIFIC DATA LOGGER FROM NRG SYSTEMS

LOGR-S is an advanced data logging system for post-construction resource monitoring of utility-scale PV plants Hinesburg, VT, USA –  NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of solar, wind, and meteorological applications, announced today that it will offer a new, solar-specific data logging system, further enhancing its portfolio of… Read more »

About Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS)

Smarter Grid Solutions is a Glasgow-based energy software company that works internationally across the UK, USA, Europe, Australia and Asia. Founded in 2008 as a University of Strathclyde spinout, its technology connects renewables and other low carbon technologies to power grids and manages their operation. SGS’ energy expertise, homegrown in the COP26 host city, is… Read more »

Royal Dutch Shell awards Nordex Group contract for 50 MW for “Energiepark Pottendijk” in the Netherlands

Hamburg, 30 September 2021. The Nordex Group has received an order from Royal Dutch Shell for the supply and installation of 14 N131/3600 turbines in the Netherlands. The order also includes a Premium Service for the maintenance and servicing of the turbines over a period of 15 years The 50.4 MW wind farm will be… Read more »

Study: Technological Learning is Key for Resource Efficient Terawatt Scale Photovoltaics

Cost efficient climate change mitigation requires installing a total of 20-80 TWp photovoltaics until 2050 and 80-170 TWp until 2100, at least a hundred times more than the 707 GWp standing at the end of 2020. A research team from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact… Read more »

A helping hand to grow Scottish success in the global offshore wind market

Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council releases new guide: Offshore Wind International Export Markets – a guide for Scottish Exporters Scotland has ambitions to deliver 11GW of offshore wind by 2030, but the global opportunity is at least 10x greater than the Scottish market A new Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) report has been launched… Read more »

BYD and EFT Systems launch commissioning service for Battery-Box Commercial

Service offering unburdens installers for a speedily and reliable commercial system commissioning in accordance to all security and warranty requirements Shenzhen/Berlin, Sept. 29. 2021 – BYD Co. Ltd., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of rechargeable batteries, and their official service partner for the BYD Battery-Box, EFT Systems, will offer an internal commissioning service for the… Read more »