Category: Renewable News

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 »

Introducing Modulift’s New Product, The TriMOD

Modulift, a technical expert and manufacturer in the lifting industry based in the UK, have added a new product to its portfolio which is specifically designed for 3-point lifts and suitable for circular lifts.  The TriMOD, designed by their in-house engineering team and manufactured in their established factory in Poole, Dorset is a triangular frame,… Read more »

APsystems Introduces the DS3, the World’s Most Powerful Dual-Module Microinverter series

THE NETHERLANDS – September 28th, 2021 – APsystems unveils the DS3 series, a dual-module, single phase microinverter product line for residential and commercial solar applications at the Solar Solutions International trade show in The Netherlands. A new, groundbreaking design for APsystems, the DS3 series is launching with multiple power offerings in several major global markets,… Read more »

Five UK businesses achieve Fit for Offshore Renewables Granted Status

Five UK companies have successfully completed  the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s industry-backed Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR)  Programme and achieved ‘Granted’ status. KRG Specialist Engineering Services from the Scottish pilot programme and EnerMech, Proeon Systems, Stowen Clean Energy Ltd and TECOSIM Simulation Ltd, all part of the New Anglia cohort, have proven that they… Read more »

G2, World’s Largest Tech Marketplace, Awards iGrafx as a Leader in Business Process Management for Four Quarters in A Row

iGrafx, a worldwide leader in digital business transformation and process management, has been named a Leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software by tech marketplace, G2. This is the fourth quarter in a row that iGrafx has received the Leader quadrant distinction as showcased in G2’s Business Process Management Grid Report. iGrafx also earned a High Performer distinction… Read more »

Ad Hoc announcement pursuant to article 53 LR

Meyer Burger to develop 400 MW high-performance solar module manufacturing facility in the U.S. Favorable market conditions, growth opportunities, and policy support for the solar industry informed Meyer Burger’s decision to establish a production site in the United States Initial production is expected to be 400 megawatts (MW) of annual nominal capacity by the end… Read more »

EconPol Europe Survey: Europeans Very interested in Community Renewable Investments Run by Local Cooperatives

European citizens prefer investments in community renewable energy (CRE) projects that are administered by local community organizations rather than by utility companies. This is one key result of a recent survey by the research network EconPol, leading to a clear policy recommendation: if EU member states facilitate the setup of local cooperatives, i.e. by helping… Read more »

Wales and South West cooperation deal for Celtic Sea Cluster to spearhead floating wind deployment in the Celtic Sea

Welsh Government and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership have formally launched the Celtic Sea Cluster. With support from Marine Energy Wales, Celtic Sea Power and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the Celtic Sea Cluster aims to accelerate offshore wind deployment in the Celtic Sea region. Analysis suggests 2040 targets for floating wind… Read more »

UK Government Joins ORE Catapult’s Floating Wind Centre of Excellence

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWC0E) has welcomed the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as a new strategic partner, further strengthening the Centre’s mission to accelerate the growth and commercialisation of the floating offshore wind sector. BEIS announced it will join 15 leading… Read more »

WBD advises RWE on new hub to enhance collaboration in offshore wind projects

The energy team at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has advised leading clean energy company RWE Renewables on the creation of RWE’s new Grimsby Hub operations base, which has been set up to enhance collaboration. The hub will support the offshore renewables teams so they can work together on constructing the many and diverse… Read more »

The first PV connectors for harsh environmental conditions

Requirements for operating electrical installations in ambient temperatures over 70°C or at altitudes higher than 6,500 feet differ from the requirements for standard installations due to the different climate conditions. Yet, it is precisely in areas with such harsh conditions, like deserts and high mountain ranges, that offer large spaces and optimal solar radiation for… Read more »

Nabrawind introduces BladeRunner, a system that drastically reduces the cost of blade replacement and installation operations

The system is crane-free and can be used for blades up to 80 meters long BladeRunner, the new blade installation and de-installation system developed and patented by Nabrawind Technologies, reduces the cost of blade replacement by 70% compared to maintenance operations carried out with cranes. The Spanish company’s new product is applicable to all types… Read more »

LONGi unveils its premium Hi-RO Onyx modules at Solar Solutions International 2021

Advanced high-efficiency, high-power modules with Zero Bus Bar (ZBB) technology designed for residential homes Vijfhuizen, The Netherlands – September 28, 2021 – With over 250 exhibitors, more than 80 speakers and around 100 seminars, Solar Solutions International, the largest trade show for solar energy in Northwest Europe, opened on September 28, in the Expo Haarlemmermeer,… Read more »

Sharp launches new 540W half-cut cell PV panel

Hamburg, 28th September 2021 – Sharp today announces the addition of a new 540W monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) panel to its half-cut cell portfolio – the NU-JD540. The new high wattage module is designed specifically for free-field and commercial rooftop installations, providing customers with a cutting edge design and high reliability. High Power Output The… Read more »

ArcVera Renewables expands its India team with wind energy expert Sivamurugan “Siva” Eswaran

ArcVera Renewables, a leading provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar, and energy storage projects, announces the expansion of its India-based team in Bangalore with the appointment of Sivamurugan “Siva” Eswaran as Lead, Wind & Solar Asset Management to support its growing independent engineering and qualified technical services for wind and solar projects…. Read more »

The new OmniControl® universal control unit for pumps and measurement instruments from Pfeiffer Vacuum

Easy control of vacuum systems Individually configurable Intuitive operation Asslar, September 28, 2021. The new OmniControl unit allows the comprehensive control of a complete vacuum system using just one device. It combines the control of the total pressure with the control of the pumps. The unit communicates with products that support the Pfeiffer Vacuum RS-485… Read more »

ABB and PERIC join forces to develop the future of efficient hydrogen generation technology

•    ABB and China’s leading manufacturer of hydrogen generation technology sign Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the widespread adoption of hydrogen as an energy source •    Both companies will explore how integration of ABB’s automation, electrification and digital solutions with PERIC’s electrolyzers can help reduce hydrogen generation costs in the future. PERIC Hydrogen… Read more »

Doosan Lentjes and Arikon to supply the Wiesbaden waste-to-energy plant

Doosan Lentjes and ARIKON have been awarded the contract in a consortium for the turnkey delivery of the new waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in Wiesbaden, Germany. Doosan Lentjes, a specialist in environmental technology, will be responsible as general contractor for the turnkey planning, delivery, assembly, and commissioning of the entire plant. ARIKON Hoch- und Ingenieurbau GmbH,… Read more »

£130m subsea cable facility to boost UK offshore renewables sector

JDR Cable Systems announces plans for government-backed Northumberland-based manufacturing facility, creating 170 UK jobs 28th September 2021: JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the global subsea cable and umbilical supplier and servicer, part of the TFK Group, has announced its plans to open a new state-of-the-art subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland. JDR has… Read more »

PV cable entry into roof, separated and airtight

BARENDRECHT, September 27th , 2021 – Conduct Technical Solutions, developer, manufacturer and distributor of PV installation supplies, launches its latest product, PVtube. With the PVtube it is possible to run solar panel cabling airtight and fireproof through the roof of a house, stable or commercial building. With this solution, Conduct offers a world first. Cable entry… Read more »

Nordex Group receives certifications for N149/4.0-4.5 turbine required for grid connection in Spain

Hamburg, 27 September 2021. The Nordex Group has obtained the Equipment Certificate (UGE) required in Spain for connection to the grid for the N149/4.0-4.5 turbine as well as the Component Certificate (CAMGE) for its own Wind Farm Controller (CWE). Both certificates confirm the required standard-compliant grid connection behaviour according to the Norma Técnica de Supervisión… Read more »

Huawei Wins WWF Climate Solver Award 2020

BEIJING, Sept. 24, 2021 — Climate Action Week – 2021 Zero Carbon Mission International Climate Summit (hereinafter referred to as “the Summit”), co-organized by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Phoenix TV, was held in Beijing on September 22. At the event, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Huawei”) won the WWF… Read more »

GreenPowerMonitor acquires PV analytics technology platform from Alteso

·         Alteso’s analytics to be integrated into GreenPowerMonitor solutions  DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook forecasts that by 2050, solar and wind will represent 69% of grid-connected power generation  ·         New combined analytics platform builds upon global need for fact based digital monitoring of renewable assets  BARCELONA, Spain, 23 September, 2021.  GreenPowerMonitor (GPM), a DNV Company, and the leading digital solution… Read more »

Former Australian Prime Minister to speak at Energy Networks Association COP26 event

As the focus of the international community and the global energy industry shifts towards the COP26 summit, Energy Networks Association has today launched a programme of events in the run-up to and during COP26. Former Australian Prime Minister Hon. Malcolm Turnbull will join a busy panel event in Glasgow, via video-link from Australia, to give… Read more »

KELVION to expand operations with second production facility in Knoxville, Tennessee

Investment of 3.2 million Euro A ribbon-cutting ceremony recently launched the second production facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. This expansion allows Kelvion to meet the growing demand for innovative heat exchangers in the Data Center and Refrigeration industries. As part of the expansion, Kelvion will create 74 new jobs, for which it is currently hiring. Operations… Read more »

European Glass-Glass Photovoltaic Modules Are Particularly Climate-Friendly

In a new study, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE have calculated that silicon photovoltaic modules manufactured in the European Union produce 40 percent less CO2 than modules manufactured in China. Using a life cycle analysis (LCA), the research team compared the CO2 footprint of monocrystalline solar modules manufactured in Germany,… Read more »

Price Increase Announcement for Seamless Tubing Program

SANDVIKEN, SWEDEN, September 23, 2021 As a consequence of current market conditions, Sandvik Materials Technology is introducing a price increase for its seamless tubing program across all regions globally. This includes Hydraulic and Instrumentation tubing, High temperature tubing, Heat Exchanger tubing, Fertilizer tubing and Compound tubing. Price increases will be in the range of 5-10%… Read more »

Nordex Group receives order for 27 MW from Poland

Hamburg, 23 September 2021. The Nordex Group has received another order from Poland. For its regular customer, KGAL Investment Management GmbH & Co. KG (“KGAL”), the manufacturer is supplying nine N131/3000 turbines for the 27 MW “Rywald” wind farm. In addition to installation and commissioning, the order also includes a Premium Service contract for the… Read more »

Strategic Marine announces new 42m Gen 4 Fast Crew Boat

New design offers expanded operating capabilities, lower emissions and fuel efficiency Enhanced safety and comfort features from previous generations Options include motion compensated gangway, gyro-stabilizer and semi-autonomous system Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd has announced the launch of its new Aluminium 42m Gen 4 Fast Crew Boat (FCB) design. The vessel comes with a highly… Read more »

Newcastle energy consultancy The Green Energy Advice Bureau to offer guaranteed interviews to affected Green employees

A Newcastle energy consultancy is offering guaranteed interviews to staff affected by the recent closure of supplier Green. The Green Energy Advice Bureau which specialises in the procurement of renewable business energy is offering numerous sales roles with an October 4 start date. The company growth goes against the current trend in the energy sector… Read more »

Alfa Laval joins over 150 industry leaders in the call for decisive government action to enable full decarbonization of international shipping by 2050

As a signatory of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization, Alfa Laval joins maritime peers in urging world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement’s temperature goal. The document implores governments to facilitate the decarbonization steps already being taken in the private sector, enabling zero-emission shipping to become the default choice by 2030…. Read more »

Delta Introduces New M15A/M20A Flex Inverters for Use in PV plants on Residential and Small Commercial Buildings

Optimised fan-less design delivers whisper-quiet operation Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, presents the new multi-MPPT inverters M15A Flex and M20A Flex with outputs of 16.5kVA and 22 kVA respectively. The new inverters are an extension to the Flex series, with their design concept inherited from the M70A Flex. M15A Flex… Read more »

GridBeyond Supports Greencoat Renewables with the Delivery of Their First Energy Storage Project

Greencoat Renewables PLC, a leading investor in renewable energy infrastructure assets, has chosen GridBeyond, an intelligent energy technology and flexibility provider, to support it in maximising the benefits from its first energy storage project. As part of the continued development of its existing 633 MW generation portfolio of wind and solar assets, Greencoat Renewables is… Read more »

Biral strengthens development team with new lead engineer

22 September 2021 – Bristol, UK: Leading meteorological experts, Biral, has announced the expansion of its engineering team with the appointment of Henry Olver as its new Lead Engineer. Henry has a background in Research and Development, an area in which he has more than 20 years of mechanical engineering and industrial R&D experience, and… Read more »

CRP Subsea launches new subsea Motion Stabiliser technology to mitigate instability on cables, umbilicals and flowlines

CRP Subsea is launching its new Motion Stabiliser technology, specifically designed to protect cables, umbilicals and flowlines from motion instability and damage from uncontrolled movement. Engineered to mitigate instability in both axial and lateral directions, the unique Motion Stabiliser design includes customisable fins that anchor into the seabed increasing overall resistance. Paul Louvain-Walters, Business Group… Read more »