Category: Press Releases

19 North East businesses selected for offshore renewables supply chain programme

  Nineteen businesses in the North East of Scotland have been selected for the successful Fit For Offshore Renewables (F4OR) supply chain support programme – ready to accelerate companies into the offshore renewable energy market. F4OR North East is delivered by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, in partnership with the Energy Transition Zone (ETZ Ltd),… Read more »

“We stand at a tipping point”: Wärtsilä calls for urgent action to enable more flexible power systems

Technology group Wärtsilä is calling for urgent action to enable more flexibility in power systems around the world, as we reach a crucial renewable energy tipping point. According to the IEA World Energy Outlook1 the amount of renewables deployed globally is set to double by 2030, with inflexible generation forecast to decline rapidly, including a 20%… Read more »

ORE Catapult CEO to stand down after twelve years at the helm

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has today (10 April) announced that its Chief Executive, Andrew Jamieson, has decided to step down from the role later this year, after leading the technology innovation organisation since its formation in 2012. The search for Mr. Jamieson’s successor will begin immediately. He will remain in post until an… Read more »

Burges Salmon advises Eni on successful DCO for HyNet Carbon Dioxide pipeline

The firm has advised Eni on the grant by the Secretary of State for the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) of a Development Consent Order (DCO) for the HyNet Carbon Dioxide pipeline. The DCO will allow the construction, operation, and maintenance of infrastructure to transport captured CO2 as part of the HyNet… Read more »

Cleverly Connected: K2 Base now with a convenient interface to the webshops of many wholesalers

Digital, fast, error-free – this is the new way orders can be made by using the K2 Base planning tool. A new K2+ feature has made it possible. Thanks to this innovative interface, PV professionals can directly add their desired items to the shopping cart of leading European PV and electrical wholesalers after completing the… Read more »

WindEnergy Hamburg: Ready to transition!

From equipment and component manufacturers to project developers and operators, and through to scientists and politicians, WindEnergy Hamburg, held from 24 to 27 September 2024, will the meeting place of the entire international wind energy sector. Repowering, grid intertie challenges and new energy storage solutions are at the top of the agenda. The goal is… Read more »

Port of Argentia Marine Terminal Expansion Receives Environmental Release by Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

Port of Argentia has reached a significant milestone in its Cooper Cove Marine Terminal Expansion Project with the decision by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC), that following a review and public consultations, an impact assessment is not required for the project. In its release, IAAC stated, “In light of the factors considered, the… Read more »

Arevon Achieves $352 Million Financial Close for Posey Solar Project in Indiana

The company continues to be the benchmark in signing innovative financial agreements, announcing financial close on four projects in recent months totaling more than $2.3 billion NEW YORK and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (April 9, 2024) – Arevon Energy, Inc., a leading renewable energy developer, owner, and operator, today announced it has closed financing on a $352… Read more »

The first N-type PV project in Greece with 62MW of rectangular modules is delivered by DAS Solar

Top-tier solar PV manufacturer DAS Solar, in partnership with SmartSun, the leading Greece PV project design and construction company, has shipped 62 MW of high-efficiency N-type rectangular modules to a solar PV project in Greece. As one of the most sunny countries globally, Greece boasts a typical Mediterranean climate. Greece passed its first National Climate… Read more »

AEROX Accelerates Wind Energy Sector Growth with Next-Generation Coatings for Turbine Blade Protection

Valencia, Spain – April 8, 2024 – After two years of collaboration under a Joint Research and Development Agreement (JRDA) with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), a member of the Mitsubishi Chemical Group, AEROX proudly announces the launch of its latest innovation in wind turbine blade protection: AROLEP® 940 and AROLEP® 940 bio coatings. Leveraging MCC’s… Read more »

Nuveen Infrastructure and Exus agree 800MW Italian battery storage project

Nuveen Infrastructure (formerly Glennmont Partners), one of the world’s largest fund managers investing in clean energy, and Exus Renewables (“Exus”), the independent renewables asset management and development firm, have agreed to co-develop c.800MW of battery storage projects in southern Italy, with each company co-developing a portfolio of c.400MW of projects. The deal will see Nuveen… Read more »

OPTIMISM PREVAILS IN THE GLOBAL ENERGY SECTOR DESPITE THREAT OF POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY, DNV REPORT FINDS

Positive sentiment of the energy sector remains remarkably steady at around 74% Political uncertainty, as the world readies for a tsunami of elections, has been highlighted by the energy sector in DNV’s analysis of the views of nearly 1,300 senior energy professionals around the globe. Rising costs and supply chain disruptions are threatening the viability… Read more »

Schmid Group Presents Breakthrough Solutions for Substrate Production, Including Proprietary Embedded Trace Technology for Organic and Glass Substrates at International Semiconductor Executive Summit (ISES) USA

Freudenstadt, Germany, April 5, 2024— The SCHMID Group, a global leader in providing solutions to the high-tech electronics, photovoltaics, glass, and energy systems industries participated in the International Semiconductor Executive Summit (ISES) USA this week. As a renowned innovator and technology partner, SCHMID presented groundbreaking insights on solutions for substrate production including organic and glass… Read more »

Ideagen and Vision Zero Connect join forces to help businesses achieve sustainability goals

Ideagen, a leading provider of regulatory and compliance software, has announced a new strategic partnership with Vision Zero Connect, a prominent sustainability consultancy firm, to help organizations achieve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals.  The collaboration addresses the increasing demand from companies seeking more support in navigating the intricate and complex landscape of ESG… Read more »

Intersolar & ees Middle East 2024 Set to Ignite Region’s Solar Energy Sector

Pforzheim, Freiburg, Dubai – April 8, 2024. Intersolar & ees Middle East, the premier event for the solar and energy storage industry in the region, is poised to convene once again, gathering industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders from around the world. The event, scheduled from April16-18, 2024, will take place at the World Tarde Center… Read more »

Intersolar & ees Middle East 2024: Unveiling a Bright Future for Solar Energy in the Region

Pforzheim, Freiburg, Dubai – April 4, 2024. The sun is shining bright in the Middle East. The region’s ambitious initiative to incorporate 209 GW of solar PV capacity drives the shift towards renewable energy, establishing the region as a frontrunner in exporting green hydrogen. Intersolar & ees Middle East, the premier platform for the solar… Read more »

Reducing production and consumption growth in high-income countries: is it good for tackling climate change?

A new study led by Jarmo Kikstra, a research scholar in the IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment Program, explores whether reducing production and consumption growth could make a significant contribution to resolving the climate crisis. As the effects of climate change become more severe and the scale of environmental damage gains magnitude, some researchers disagree… Read more »

Maritime Minister, Lord Davies, learns about ABP’s ambitious plans for Port Talbot

Associated British Ports (ABP) was delighted to welcome Maritime Minister, Lord Byron Davies, to ABP’s port at Port Talbot on Friday 5 April, for a site tour and to learn more about ABP’s ambitious plans to transform the port into a major hub for Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) and wider green energy developments. Graeme Power-Hosking,… Read more »

SEAONICS ECMC 3D Crane for Norwind Offshore Vessel

In the extension of the delivery of Seaonics’ first electric gangway system to Norwind Hurricane 21st of March 2024, Norwind Offshore has placed an order for a stand-alone ECMC 7t-3D crane for newbuild 952 – Norwind Helm The crane is to be installed in connection with the delivery of the newbuild from Vard Brattvaag end… Read more »

350 PPM launches fundraise campaign for Greentech expansion

350 PPM, the environmental investor specialist, has launched a campaign to raise funds for the expansion of its business specifically targeting the incubation and acceleration of breakthrough environmental companies. It has set ambitious targets for the financial year 2024/25, and in 2025, plans to launch a £100m institutional impact fund to support some of the… Read more »

Invisible 12-Hour Energy Storage Project To Chase Oil Shale From Estonia

The hits just keep on coming for fossil energy stakeholders. The latest field to face down reality is the oil shale business, which depends on favorable energy policies in Estonia and elsewhere for support. Now it’s about to get the boot. Instead, Estonia is turning the spotlight on its considerable offshore wind resources and a… Read more »

Turkey’s first floating solar power plant installed on irrigation reservoir

State-owned General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI) put a 1 MW floating photovoltaic plant into trial operation in Elazığ province in Eastern Anatolia. The facility, first of its kind in Turkey, will power irrigation from the Keban reservoir, on which it operates. Minister of Agriculture and Forestry İbrahim Yumaklı said seven villages would benefit… Read more »

SolarEdge Acquires Wevo Energy, EV Charging Optimization and Management Software Startup

MILPITAS, Calif.– April 4th, 2024 – SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in smart energy technology, today announced that it completed the acquisition of the entire share capital of Wevo Energy Ltd. Wevo is a software startup specializing in EV charging optimization and management for sites with large quantities of EV chargers such as apartment buildings,… Read more »

Future marine fuels and technology – new website launched

New resource serves as a gateway to crucial information and data about future fuels and technology in shipping Access to latest information on zero and near-zero marine fuels and technologies, including pricing information and the latest research, can be found on futurefuels.imo.org. The website has been developed by the Future Fuels and Technology Project (FFT Project), a… Read more »

Delta Showcases SCADA-based Energy Management System VTScada and IIoT Solution for Industry 4.0 at Advanced Factories 2024

Delta, a global leader in power management and a provider of IoT-based smart green solutions, announced today its participation in the upcoming Advanced Factories 2024 with a showcase under the theme “Connecting Devices, Shaping Solutions.” The exhibit will include the VTScada energy management solution and the IIoT Solution for Industry 4.0. VTScada is a cutting-edge… Read more »

LONGi Awarded Silver Sustainability Rating by EcoVadis for Its Outstanding ESG Performance

Shaanxi,China – April 1, 2024 –LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “LONGi “), a global leader in solar technology, announced today that it has been awarded the Silver Sustainability Rating by EcoVadis, the international authoritative corporate social responsibility (CSR) assessment platform. This accolade signifies LONGi’s outstanding performance in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainability… Read more »

AEROCOMPACT launches user-friendly roof hook for tiled roofs

Satteins, Austria, 4 April 2024. PV mounting system expert AEROCOMPACT is launching the COMPACTPITCH XT-R roof hook today. Thanks to the integrated quick-release clamp, mounting rails can be installed in record time, as installers can simultaneously adjust the height of the hook to the roof batten and fix the roof hook in place. AEROCOMPACT has… Read more »

The failure to decarbonize the global energy education system: Carbon lock-in and stranded skill sets

Key message: The world still produces more workforce for fossil fuels than for renewable energy industries A new study on energy transition in global higher education has been published by Energy Research & Social Science journal. In the article, the authors – Roman Vakulchuk and Indra Overland from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs[1] – assess how quickly global… Read more »

After slanted and flat comes vertical: K2 WallPV – the new system solution for building façades

After slanted and flat comes vertical: the new mounting systems from K2 Systems add another dimension to the areas that can be used to generate energy. This is because they allow systematic and therefore fast PV installation on façades. The system is suitable for trapezoidal sheet metal and sandwich panels as well as for masonry… Read more »

Meyer Burger successfully completes its capital increase with gross proceeds of CHF 206.75 million

Following its rights offering, Meyer Burger Technology AG (“Meyer Burger” or the “Company“) has placed all 496,302,442 new shares for which subscription rights were not exercised during the subscription period with various institutional investors. The placement price was CHF 0.0207 per share, which corresponds to the closing price on the SIX Swiss Exchange on April 2, 2024…. Read more »

CSO Marine Group partners with Crew Training Solutions to offer discounted seafarer courses

Seafarers registering for offshore roles with crewing specialists Offshore Operations will now benefit from a 10% discount on UK-based commercial seafarer courses. Crew Training Solutions, which offers a range of STCW courses from its Grimsby training centre, has partnered with CSO Marine Group to make it easier for seafarers to access new training opportunities while… Read more »

Leap forward in product sustainability: Renowned tesa® 4965 Original with 40% less CO2* emissions

Production with biomass-balanced (BMB) acrylic monomers from joint innovation with BASF Offering more sustainable double-sided tape is an important step on tesa’s ambitious sustainability agenda Global digital campaign across 30 countries to promote product launch   April, 3rd 2024 – tesa, an international manufacturer of innovative adhesive tapes and self-adhesive product solutions, launches tesa® 4965 Original Next Gen,… Read more »

AEROCOMPACT expands its COMPACTFLAT SN2 PV flat roof system for installations in portrait format

Satteins, Austria, Feb. 2024. On 1 February, PV mounting system expert AEROCOMPACT launched an extension for the COMPACTFLAT SN2 rail-based flat roof system on the European market. Thanks to the new SN2 Q PLUS variant, solar modules measuring up to 1310 x 2500 mm can now be installed in portrait format. Better utilisation of roof… Read more »

UKA places next major order for 253 MW with the Nordex Group

UKA orders a further 39 wind turbines 253 MW of clean, low-cost and independent energy for six federal states Within 3 months, UKA has already ordered 450 MW for German wind projects from Nordex   Meissen/Dresden/Hamburg, April 3, 2024. At the end of March, the wind and solar park developer UKA (Umweltgerechte Kraftanlagen GmbH &… Read more »

MOTEG enters the future stronger with a new ownership structure

Since 1 February 2024, the French hydraulics manufacturer Poclain has been the new main owner of MOTEG GmbH. Together with the other owners HN Holding and MOTEG founder Dr Siegfried Götz, MOTEG is focusing more strongly on growth and innovation. Growing challenges in international competition and the ever-faster development of technologies in the field of… Read more »

Full clarity and route forward for all Strategic Investment Model (SIM) projects

Since February 2024, the Strategic Investment Model Working Group has been working to ensure that  the 38 projects which reached the end of Stage 1 continue to move forward. On the 19th February 2023, the Strategic Investment Model Working Group published the list of 38 projects that had successfully completed Stage 1 (excluding the 6 requesting… Read more »