Category: Renewable News

Award Winner Solis Brings Next-Gen Inverters to Centre Stage at Solar Solutions, Dusseldorf

November 23, 2023, Ningbo, China: Ginlong (Solis) Technologies (the company), renowned as one of the most experienced and largest inverter manufacturers globally, will present a diverse range of products designed to meet a variety of solar energy needs in the German market. Products on show at Solar Solutions include: the Solis 800W Mini inverter series, designed… Read more »

WINAICO wins Taiwan Excellent PV Award 
”Most Representative Taiwan Quality PV Products in 2023″

Creglingen, 23.11.2023 – WINAICO, the brand of Taiwanese solar module manufacturer Win Win Precision Technology Co. Ltd, has been awarded the “Most Representative Taiwan Quality PV Products in 2023” prize, which is presented by the Taiwan Energy Authority.  WINAICO had previously sent several solar modules to the ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), where they were… Read more »

Maxeon Solar Technologies Announces Appointment of Chief Technology Officer

Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MAXN), a global leader in solar innovation and channels, today announced that Matt Dawson will be joining the company on March 20, 2023, to serve as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Dawson will be responsible for the research and development (R&D) function globally, establishing the Company’s new technology strategic roadmap and leading technological innovation and… Read more »

Vestas and KK Wind Solutions strengthen partnership with transfer of converters and controls business

The sale of Vestas’ converters and controls business has been completed and marks the transfer of Vestas’ three converters and controls factories to KK Wind Solutions (KK). Around 600 of Vestas’ highly experienced and skilled colleagues will join KK. Following the acquisition, KK becomes a world leader within converter and controls for the wind industry… Read more »

Elia awards EPCI contract for world’s first energy island to DEME and Jan De Nul

DEME Group and Jan De Nul Group, two global players in offshore construction, together form the joint venture TM EDISON. The Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation (EPCI) contract covers the further design and the construction of the Princess Elisabeth Island in the Belgian part of the North Sea. The contracts for the high-voltage infrastructure will… Read more »

Boskalis acquires multidisciplinary offshore wind farm project Moray West

Boskalis has secured a multidisciplinary role in the development of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. On behalf of its client, Boskalis will carry out a large number of the activities contributing to the development of this renewable energy project in the coming 12 months. The sizable(1) contract was awarded by Ocean Winds,… Read more »

Bladefence makes a new investment to expand its fleet of WP Systems suspended platforms

Bladefence Group, the leading blade repair company in both North Europe and North America, has confirmed a significant investment in WP Systems suspended platforms. This investment continues the cooperation between the companies, that have worked together since 2020. With its new order, Bladefence invests in several new Terra 1.1 and Aer 1.1 platforms, which are… Read more »

Plan to reshape key NSW port for renewable energy boom

Plans for an offshore wind development project at Port Kembla have been unveiled as part of a proposed renewable energy hub in the NSW Illawarra. NSW Ports announced concept plans to develop a large-scale port facility at Port Kembla’s Outer Harbour, that would support offshore wind projects. ort Kembla is within the NSW government’s draft… Read more »

Seaway7 Signs Transport and Installation Cables Contract for Hai Long Offshore Wind Farm

Seaway7 is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Hai Long Offshore Wind Power for the installation of inner-array grid and export cables on the Hai Long Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan. This contract award completes the key procurement for the project which is now steadily moving into construction phase. The signing… Read more »

Seaway7 Awarded Transport and Installation Cables Contract

Seaway 7 ASA (Euronext Growth: SEAW7) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a large(1) contract for the transport and installation of inner-array grid and export cables on an undisclosed offshore wind farm project. The scope includes the transport and installation of inner-array and export power cables and respective cable protection systems. Operations… Read more »

Sif takes Final Investment Decision to Construct the World’s Largest Monopile Foundation Manufacturing Plant

Sif Holding N.V. (“Sif” or the “Company”) today announces its €328 million Final Investment Decision (“FID”) to construct the world’s largest monopile foundation manufacturing plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Construction is expected to start in April 2023; The upgraded manufacturing plant will significantly increase the total combined capacity of Sif to 500 kilotons a year… Read more »

EchoSense deployment accelerates to tackle wind production challenges as new bats become endangered

Natural Power, a leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, is set to accelerate the implementation of its proven EchoSense smart bat curtailment technology in a move to ensure the protection of endangered bat species at wind projects in North America.  On January 30, 2023, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially up-list the… 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 »

North America’s natural gas could improve Europe’s energy security – McKinsey & Company

North America has the potential to provide affordable natural gas that could address energy security in Europe through LNG supplies, while helping decarbonization on a global scale 16 November 2022: North America possesses significant natural gas resources that could combat the linked challenges of energy supply, energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum Introduces the New SmartVane Rotary Vane Pump for Mass Spectrometry

Asslar, Germany, November 16, 2022. Pfeiffer Vacuum, a leading provider of vacuum technology, introduces the first rotary vane pump for mass spectrometry with a hermetically sealed pump housing. The SmartVane serves as a backing pump for mass spectrometers (ICP-MS, LC/MS), for applications in environmental and food analytics, as well as in pharmaceutical and clinical analytics…. Read more »

Strategic Marine signs 3-vessel order with Chartwell Marine

Singapore, 14 November 2022 — Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine. The Brevity-class 27-metre catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range, which has seen multiple orders in the UK and USA since its launch in June 2022. The Brevity responds… Read more »

Prime Batteries Technology and EIT InnoEnergy join forces to scale up battery and storage production in Europe

Brussels, 10 November 2022: Prime Batteries Technology, a breakthrough developer, manufacturer and distributor of lithium-ion batteries and bespoke storage systems, has signed an investment agreement today with EIT InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology(EIT), a body of the European Union. The investment formalises EIT InnoEnergy as… Read more »

Planning system change provides ‘remarkable’ step forward for renewables industry

A new planning system designed by The Scottish Government has been described as “a remarkable and major step forward” by Scotland’s renewable energy industry. National Planning Framework 4, a revised draft of which was released this week, seeks to “encourage, promote and facilitate all forms of renewable energy development onshore and offshore”. This latest revised… Read more »


SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Boviet Solar Technology Co. Ltd. (Boviet Solar), a leading global solar energy technology company specializing in manufacturing of PERC photovoltaic (PV) cells, Gamma Series™ Monofacial and Vega Series™ Bifacial PV Modules, has announced the successful completion of the latest independent assessment by Black & Veatch of Boviet Solar’s crystalline… Read more »

EDPR reaches a net profit of 265 million euros in the first half of the year, 87% above last year

EBITDA summed 976 million euros (+49% YoY). The company’s installed capacity increased to 13.8 GW (+1.2 GW YoY). Capacity under construction has reached record levels of 3.2 GW, with 1.8 GW of wind and 1.3 GW of solar. 27th July 2022, London: EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world,… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Ingeteam launches a 100 kW three-phase battery inverter

View of the INGECON SUN STORAGE 100TL, 100-kW battery Inverter. This inverter will be presented at the Genera trade show in Madrid between November 16 and 18. November the 2nd, 2021. Ingeteam has launched a new battery inverter on the market: the INGECON SUN STORAGE 100TL. This three-phase converter has a nominal power of 100… Read more »

Natural Power appoints new Principal Engineer in North America

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has appointed Meghan Reha as Principal Engineer for wind turbine technology. Working across the company’s global portfolio, she will be based in the Denver, Colorado office. Reha, who joins from another leading consultancy, is a lead investigator and author for wind turbine technology technical risk reviews… Read more »

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc – Option to Acquire Two Onshore Wind Projects in Finland

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc  (“ORIT” or the “Company”) Option to Acquire Two Onshore Wind Projects in Finland  Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc is pleased to announce that it has entered into a call option agreement for the acquisition of two onshore wind farms in Finland. In connection with the option agreement the Company has… Read more »

Mainstream Renewable Power projects to deliver 1.27 GW of new wind and solar for South Africa

Mainstream Renewable Power-led consortium has been awarded 50% of the total allocation in the latest round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) The win makes Mainstream Renewable Power the leading renewable energy company in South Africa, with over 2.1 GW awarded under the REIPPPP to date The twelve projects, across… Read more »

ASCA increases performance of organic solar cells by integrating new semiconductors

By using new semiconductor materials, organic solar cell expert ASCA has increased the efficiency of its modules by 40 percent. The new components are supplied by Taiwanese company Raynergy Tek. Raynergy Tek specializes in developing organic semiconductor materials for OPV modules, such as non-fullerene acceptors (NFAs). With an efficiency record of around 20 percent in… Read more »

Westwood: ~55% of oil and gas production and ~45% of consumption driven largely by countries without legally binding net zero commitments

Aberdeen, UK, 27th October 2021: New analysis from Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood), the specialist energy market research and consultancy firm, reveals that ~55% of global oil and gas production and ~45% of consumption (as of 2020) is driven by a handful of countries. With the exception of Canada, the top oil and gas producers… Read more »

DNV provides technical due diligence for leading Australian bus electrification project

New South Wales Bus Depot integrates EV Technology with Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) to develop green transport and provide grid response services Melbourne, Australia, 26 October 2021 –– DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, is participating in one of Australia’s leading end-to-end bus depot electrification projects. The AUD$40-million initiative in New South… Read more »