Category: Renewable News

Meyer Burger completes strategic transformation in the first half of 2021 and successfully launches solar module sales

Meyer Burger is fully sold out until well into the fourth quarter of 2021 with the orders on hand from Europe and the USA. The first projects in the segment for utility-scale and large industrial rooftop systems have been won. The first modules were shipped in July. Production is running in continuous shift operation, but… Read more »

Delta Advances Towards RE100 by Signing Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with TCC Green Energy Corporation

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced the signing of its first ever power purchase agreement (PPA) with TCC Green Energy Corporation for the procurement of approximately 19 million kWh of green electricity annually, a step that contributes to its RE100 commitment to reach 100% utilization of renewable energy as… Read more »

British Solar Renewables (BSR) Announces Acquisition Opportunity

British Solar Renewables (BSR), the largest remaining privately owned UK solar developer and third largest solar developer in the UK, has appointed PKF Francis Clark to advise on the company’s acquisition BSR has successfully developed, constructed and operated fifty-seven solar plants and has an initial 1GW PV development pipeline The company is now entering a… Read more »

Krannich Solar Joins emerce Online Marketplace for Installers

Krannich Solar, a leading photovoltaic wholesaler, will as of now sell components for PV plants, storage solutions, and smart energy systems through the emerce online shop in South Africa.  Krannich Solar broadens the emerce marketplace portfolio by adding the latest generation of JA, Longi, Suntech, and AXITEC solar modules, as well as additional SMA inverters… Read more »

Report commissioned by the UK Embassy for Bolivia shows 2GW of renewables achievable in energy transition

A Cornwall Insight and Turner & Townsend report commissioned by the UK Embassy for Bolivia was presented by COP 26 President Alok Sharma MP to the Bolivian President, Luis Arce. The report –The development of a national energy transition strategy for Bolivia (2021-2051) – provided an assessment of the country’s current energy status and key… Read more »

Panoramic view of all digital assets

From now on, communication with clients and suppliers will be greatly facilitated for plant designers and EPCs. The software provider Aucotec has developed datasheets for the latest version 2021 of its cooperation platform Engineering Base (EB), which automatically merge all information about an asset, including accessories and sub-systems. This creates a 360-degree panorama of every… Read more »

Apricum Facilitates Successful USD 15M Series C Funding Round for Innovative Power and Grid Technology Company Reactive Technologies with International Consortium of Financial and Strategic investors

Berlin, August 13, 2021: Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory, the Berlin-based transaction and strategy advisory firm specialized in clean technologies, acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Reactive Technologies, UK and Finland based digital energy company with a unique capability of measuring grid inertia, in raising USD 15M, bringing in a consortium of three investors… Read more »

Meyer Burger informs about the current delivery status of its high-performance solar modules

Meyer Burger has started first PV module deliveries in July 2021 as expected. The cell and module production have transitioned to 24/7 operation as planned. Meyer Burger has secured the supply chain for all required input materials for cell and module production. Bottlenecks in the supply chains for standard components required for the commissioning of… Read more »

Rope and Sling at Waste-to-Energy Site

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has supplied an abundance of lifting and rigging gear to a UK waste-to-energy construction site. One recent lift demonstrated the company’s ability to work to an extremely short lead time. RSS has been delivering spreader beams, slings, shackles, and related Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) inspections… Read more »

XITE ENERGY RACING brings lasting light to a Greenland school

British Extreme E racer Oli Bennett is leading a life-changing legacy programme in Greenland XITE ENERGY RACING and myenergi join forces to deliver solar-powered electric to Kangerlussuaq School Oli to unveil the new system ahead of the Extreme E’s Arctic X Prix in Greenland this month “Going to the frontline in the fight against climate… Read more »

HUSUM Wind 2021: On-site fair starts in six weeks with exciting forum programme

Germany’s wind trade fair features forums and panels on various topics including the role of the wind industry for a renewable energy system, new value chains and green hydrogen / WindMatch matchmaking programme takes place from 13-17 September  Husum | 12 August 2021 – This year’s HUSUM Wind will take place from 14-17 September as… Read more »

Ampelmann signs 13 new contracts in European offshore wind in the first half of 2021

The offshore wind industry continues to grow in 2021, and so does the need for safe and efficient offshore access. Ampelmann, the Dutch offshore access provider, has signed 13 contracts in European offshore wind in the first half of 2021. With these contracts, the company enables the installation and maintenance of wind farms by providing… Read more »

Cindy Tindell, Appointed as Managing Director, Head of US for Matrix Renewables

11 August 2021, Madrid – Matrix Renewables, the TPG-backed global renewable energy platform, has announced the addition of Cindy Tindell to its executive team as Managing Director, Head of US. In her new position, Tindell will lead the strategy and execution of Matrix Renewable’s growth in the US, building out a US-based presence, aligned with corporate… Read more »

Nordex Group records sales and earnings growth in first half of 2021

Sales up 32 percent to EUR 2.7 billion in the first six months of the year EBITDA of EUR 68.4 million results in EBITDA margin of 2.5 percent Installations up 44 percent to 3.0 gigawatts Guidance for 2021 maintained Capital increase of EUR 586 million successfully completed in July and guarantee facility increased and extended… Read more »

RWE forges ahead with growth in renewables business and presents good half-year results

Gross capital expenditure in renewable energies in first half of 2021 doubles year on year, totalling €1.8 billion Portfolio of wind farms and solar plants as well as storage systems to grow to more than 13 gigawatts by end of 2022; 3.9 gigawatts currently under construction with commissioning planned by end of 2022 Outlook for fiscal 2021… Read more »

Generating solar power with glass facades

ARMOR ASCA’s organic solar cells can even be integrated into safety glass Kitzingen, August 11, 2021. ARMOR solar power films GmbH from Kitzingen, Germany, known under the brand name ASCA®, has developed a new technology that allows organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells to be integrated quickly, easily and flexibly into any glass format and facade. Flat… Read more »

Delivery of flagship recycling facilities at Edmonton EcoPark reach next phase of construction

This month, construction of the external structure of a new Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) and public Reuse and Recycling Centre at Edmonton EcoPark started, representing the most significant investment in recycling infrastructure north London has seen for a generation. The construction milestone is part of the North London Heat and Power Project (NLHPP) – a… Read more »

Natural Power advises Cubico on Greek wind acquisition

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided technical due diligence to support Cubico Sustainable Investments’ acquisition of Aoliki Panachaikou, the owner of two operational onshore wind farms in Greece, from Enora. The wind farms have a combined capacity of 48.5MW and are located in the Panachaiko mountains. Neil Marshall, Senior Due… Read more »

WHAT IS THE UKCA MARK?

UKCA marking (UK Conformity Assessed marking) is the UK product marking requirement that will be needed for products being placed on the market in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales), substituting the EU requirements for CE Marking (CE marking will continue to be accepted in Northern Ireland). UKCA marking will indicate that a product placed… Read more »

Lee Read joins Anesco as Projects and Engineering Director

Reading-based renewable energy company, Anesco, has appointed Lee Read as Projects and Engineering Director. Lee joins Anesco as the company gears up for significant growth, with a pipeline of large scale solar and storage projects expected to exceed 1,500MW over the course of the next 5 years. With a career within the energy industry that… Read more »

SEAJET Systems inks manufacturing partnership with SMD for subsea excavation and trenching technology

Dubai, UAE, 11 August 2021: SEAJET Systems (SJS), a build to order controlled flow excavation (CFE) solutions provider, has signed a manufacturing partnership with Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD), the world’s largest independent designer and manufacturer of specialist subsea intervention equipment. The partnership will see SMD exclusively build, test and commission the most advanced fleet of… Read more »

Energy networks respond to CMA’s provisional determination on RIIO-2 appeals

The Competition & Markets Authority has today published a summary of its provisional determination in the appeals brought by energy network companies against modifications to their licenses by Ofgem. Responding to the CMA’s summary, David Smith, Chief Executive at Energy Networks Association which represents the UK and Ireland’s energy networks businesses said: “These are provisional… Read more »

Meyer Burger rejects allegations and sets the record straight

Meyer Burger rejects all allegations made by the recently founded “Schweizerischer Anlegerschutzverein (SASV)” (“Swiss Investor Protection Association”). Meyer Burger conducted its Annual General Meeting in compliance with legal requirements and applicable corporate governance rules. The allegation of unequal treatment of shareholders in the context of the private placement of new shares and a convertible bond… Read more »

Green light for The smarter E South America in October

August 9, 2021: With 45.4 million people (21.4% of the population) fully vaccinated so far overall in Brazil, and 106.8 million people (50.5%) having received their first dose, the reopening of the economy has been given a green light by the authorities starting August 17, 2021. The severe water supply crisis currently facing Brazil makes it… Read more »

The road to biomaterials

~ How biopolymers will reduce plastic production in the automotive industry ~ There are approximately 960,000 Ford Fiesta’s registered on Britain’s roads. Each of these cars requires 100 gallons or more of crude oil to manufacture the plastic in the car’s interior, bodywork, crumple zones and engine components. What’s more, this plastic will still be… Read more »

PROJOY`S Firefighter safety switch-Effectively ensures the safety for your Photovoltaic system

Rooftop distributed photovoltaic has been used extensively in Europe, the United States, Australia, China and Japan. As the application closest to the human activity area, more and more emergency crew and firefighters of photovoltaic plants are aware of the potential safety hazards of photovoltaic systems. And how to ensure personal safety, how to prevent the… Read more »

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a report which outlines the severity of the threat posed by climate change.

Responding, Claire Mack, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “The findings of today’s IPCC report are stark: increased, urgent action on climate change is vital. “Renewable technologies like wind, solar, hydropower, tidal and more are already combating climate change – providing the equivalent of 97.4% of Scotland’s electricity consumption and delivering economic benefits across the… Read more »

Innova completes sale of solar rooftop portfolio to Octopus Renewables

Innova Energy (“Innova”), a private equity-backed solar energy company, managed by Innova Capital, has completed the sale of its commercial rooftop solar portfolio to an investment vehicle managed by Octopus Renewables (“Project Astrid”). The portfolio comprises 57 rooftop-mounted solar PV assets in the UK, all of which benefit from Feed-in-Tariff government subsidy.  Project Astrid represents… Read more »

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES Receives Order for New Pilot Machine for Production of CIGS Solar Modules

The SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) receives an order for the delivery of a pilot machine of the next generation for selenization machines of the CISARIS CX3 type. After the success of the development work with the process modules delivered in 2020, the commissioning of the CISARIS CX3 is planned for a pilot production in… Read more »

Energy bills to rise by at least £139 for millions as Ofgem price cap increases.

Ofgem has announced today that from October 2021 the price cap will rise 12%, principally as global economies recover from the COVID-19 crisis. When wholesale prices fell sharply last year in the wake of the first lockdown, the level of the price cap fell by £84 in October to its lowest level yet for the current winter period. Demand for energy has since recovered which has pushed wholesale prices back… Read more »

Price cap rising to the highest level with further rises on the horizon

Commenting on today’s Ofgem announcement that the default price cap would increase by £139 to £1,277 for the six months effective from 1 October 2021 for a typical domestic customer, Craig Lowrey, Senior Consultant at Cornwall Insight,said: “Despite serving as a means by which to curtail cost increases, the price cap has seen a large… Read more »

Modulift Add New Product to Their Portfolio

Due to demand in the lifting industry for more innovative products to make rigging quicker, safer and more efficient. Modulift, a technical expert and manufacturer in the lifting industry, based in the UK have added a new product to its portfolio that is compatible with their full modular spreader beam range. The clevis drop link… Read more »

Motion control engineering partnership in the Covid crisis and beyond

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, OEMs have been challenged to provide solutions from design adaptions through to completely new machines. Particularly in the medical field, many of these machines rely on high accuracy, meaning high demand on servo system design. In addition to providing a precision motion control capability, reliance on holistic engineering partnerships have been… Read more »

TWO MILLION VOLT SPARKS SCOTTISH TIDAL ENERGY SCALE UP

TIDAL energy leader Nova Innovation has been awarded a £2 million cash injection from the Scottish Government to advance tidal turbine manufacturing to a global level. The funding, delivered through Scottish Enterprise, is directed at Nova’s VOLT (VOlume Manufacturing and Logistics for Tidal Energy) project that will develop the first European assembly line to mass… Read more »