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ABB manufacturing site in Santa Palomba reducing carbon emissions by 675 tons a year

Italian production facility adopts Net Zero blueprint Achieved with renewable energy, innovative smart grid and photovoltaic panels Building management system monitors and controls energy consumption for ultimate efficiency   The Italian production site for ABB residual current devices (RCDs) and energy meters in Santa Palomba is reducing its CO2 emissions by 675 tons a year. In addition to its… Read more »

Independently confirmed for the first time: TÜV NORD declares that the drone system used by the Deutsche Windtechnik Inspection Body is a valid solution for inspecting rotor blades and lightning protection systems

The multi-stage drone system developed by the Deutsche Windtechnik Inspection Body for inspecting rotor blades and lightning protection systems has successfully passed validation. This is the conclusion reached by TÜV NORD during a conformity assessment that it carried out for the first time. The drone is able to determine the technical condition of the rotor blades… Read more »

Three SWATH CTVs built to a new Ad Hoc Marine Design

Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd (AHMD) has announced a new design of Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd (MCS). Initially, three vessels to the new design will be built at Työvene yard in Finland. A SWATH ship is a twin hulled vessel which concentrates a… Read more »

Successful conclusion of the 7th Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts – CWW 2023 in Croatia

September 26, 2023 – The “7th Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts – CWW 2023” concluded last week in Šibenik, Croatia, with a primary focus on identifying sustainable solutions for wind farm development. This prominent event, organized by Croatian companies OIKON and Supernatural, under the patronage of the European Parliament and the Croatian Ministry… Read more »

Wood Thilsted wins foundation design contract for RWE’s Thor project, Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date

Wood Thilsted is pleased to announce that it will design the foundations for RWE’s Thor offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The wind farm will be built off the Danish west coast – approximately 22 kilometers from Thorsminde on the west coast of Jutland. With a planned capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW), Thor will… Read more »

Solis Launches New Hybrid Inverter Range With Enhanced Power Outage Functionality

24 April, 2023, Johannesburg, South Africa: Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, one of the most experienced and largest inverter producers in the world, is launching its new S6 Advanced Power Hybrid Inverter, exclusively for South Africa, at the Solar Show Africa 2023 in Johannesburg from 25th – 26th April. With added generator connection and control functions, it… Read more »

World first: Hoymiles’ innovative microinverter installation solution cuts time by 70%

HANGZHOU, April 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Leading smart energy provider and microinverter manufacturer Hoymiles is set to launch the innovative HMS Cable System installation solution for multi-microinverter and single-microinverter PV systems, cutting installation time by 70%.  Drawing inspiration from modular concepts such as LEGO bricks, Hoymiles engineers are setting a new industry standard that simplifies… Read more »

WindESCo and Deloitte Partner to Bring Additional Energy to Spain and EU Wind Farms

Boston, MA, USA – WindESCo, the leading wind plant optimization company, has signed a distribution agreement with Deloitte to expand WindESCo’s offerings to wind assets in Spain. Deloitte will be bringing WindESCO’s two SaaS offerings – Find, Fix, Measure and SwarmTM to its existing and new clients in the region. This partnership will help accelerate… Read more »

GoodWe Urges Businesses to Plan Ahead for Solar Following Government’s New Energy Strategy

With the UK government’s release of its new renewable energy strategy, GoodWe, a world leader in photovoltaic (PV) technology, has urged businesses to seek expert advice on their solar investments when specifying a system. Energy costs are at their highest in well over a decade, and are predicted to increase even more, prompting many businesses… Read more »

Australia must get serious about battery power if we’re a chance at Net Zero by 2050

Australia would take at least 250 years to become fully reliant on renewable energy based on the current rate of battery take-up, according to the inventor of new technology to fast-track clean energy. Only a massive increase in battery storage capacity would ensure the nation has enough renewable energy to cope with an expected tripling… Read more »

TrinaTracker launches SuperTrack a smart tracker control system that increases power production by up to 3% to 8%

May 12th 2022, TrinaTracker, a leading tracker solutions provider, launches SuperTrack, an innovative smart control system and showcases Vanguard 1P tracker at the Intersolar Europe Exhibition in Munich. SuperTrack includes a Smart Tracking algorithm that increases energy production by up to 3% to 8% compared with the conventional tracking algorithms. SuperTrack intelligent tracking combines Smart… Read more »

Mooring solution for the world’s first floating tidal energy array

Every day, huge amounts of seawater flow in and out of Minas Passage in Nova Scotia, Canada. Now these water masses will create electricity through the establishment of the world’s first floating tidal power array, the Pempa’q In-stream Tidal Energy Project. Seasystems contributes with mooring technology for the first phase being installed this autumn. The… Read more »

Strong partnership for Greece: RWE and PPC form Joint Venture to realise renewable energy projects

Initial focus on photovoltaic projects with a potential capacity of up to 2 GW Cooperation could be extended Greece is one of the sunniest countries in Europe and has ambitious growth plans for renewable energies. Two highly experienced energy groups, RWE and PPC, have joined forces to help accelerate the Greek energy transition by developing… 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 »

SunBrush® mobil delivers solar cleaning system TrackFlex to Uzbekistan

Lachen, Germany, September 30, 2021. SunBrush® mobil – the world market leader for solar cleaning machines – has put three TrackFlex cleaning systems into operation in Uzbekistan for the first time. The local project management company Nur Navoi Solar Foreign Enterprise LLC is using the systems to clean the 100-megawatt Navoi Solar Power Project solar… 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 »

Crew transfers for offshore wind farms could be improved thanks to new research by EDF, University of Strathclyde and Miros

The University of Strathclyde, EDF and Miros are working together to research and test the ORACLES (Offshore Renewable ACess Loss Estimation & Safety) forecasting methodology at Teesside offshore wind farm. ORACLES+ will use a diverse set of operational data to better forecast key access conditions for crew transfer operations. The forecasts will be tested at… Read more »

SSEN Transmission has today (September 20) released a report exploring the impact of the current Transmission charging regime on meeting the UK’s legally binding net zero emissions target; focusing specifically on impact for offshore wind developers.

Responding, Ben Miller, Senior Policy Manager of Scottish Renewables, said: “Today’s report from SSEN Transmission highlights how transmission charging currently acts as a barrier to Scotland playing its full part in support of the UK’s ambitious 2030 offshore wind target. “Scotland’s strong winds, deep waters and offshore expertise mean we have the potential to lead… Read more »


One of Vietnam’s largest owner’s engineer agreements will cover the Kông Yang (175MW) and Cư An (175MW) projects  Ho Chi Minh City, 20th September 2021 – K2 Management (K2M), a leading renewable energy consultancy, has been appointed as owner’s engineer for two of TSV Investment’s onshore wind projects in Vietnam that will receive support from the United States Agency for International Development… Read more »

Delta to Showcase New High-Power M250HV Solar Inverters and High-Efficiency Flex Series 3-Phase Inverters at Intersolar 2021

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, will be exhibiting its new solar photovoltaic inverters at Intersolar 2021 in Munich from October 6–8. The highlight of the booth includes the brand new M250HV, with input voltages from 550 to 1500 VDC specially designed for large ground-mounted PV plants; and the new Flex… Read more »

Wind industry satisfied after successful on-site trade fair in Husum

About 8,500 trade visitors visited the HUSUM Wind fair / 387 exhibitors and associations draw a positive balance / CEO Klaus Liermann: “The fair was buzzing almost as in normal times” Husum | 17 September 2021 – Today marks the end of HUSUM Wind 2021, the industry’s first major on-site trade fair this year. Around… Read more »

World-leading WindEnergy Hamburg with new H2 Expo and Conference

Hamburg, 17 September 2021 – One year from now WindEnergy Hamburg 2022 will launch its innovative H2 Expo and Conferencewhich will span the entire spectrum of hydrogen technology. What is more, for the first time the conference programme of the world’s leading wind industry expo will be open to all visitors free of charge, right… Read more »

Idox: Energy project schedule delays and budget overruns cannot continue in the face of climate catastrophe

Performing an engineering document control process review will help companies identify and treat bottle necks, transforming processes through automation Aberdeen; 15th September 2021: Poor document management is a completely avoidable catalyst for energy project setbacks following pandemic induced schedule delays and budget overruns and is no longer acceptable against the backdrop of the climate challenge…. Read more »

RES, ZX Lidars and KK Wind Solutions develop product to upgrade performance of existing wind farms

ReLACS (Retrofit Lidar Assisted wind farm Control System) retrofits cutting-edge technology to existing wind farms and has been piloted on a TRIG project RES, the world’s leading renewable energy company, alongside ZX Lidars and KK Wind Solutions, has developed a Retrofit Lidar Assisted wind farm Control System (ReLACS) which will improve the performance of existing… Read more »

The future is now for autonomous solar panel cleaning

With the increasing demand for renewable energy, solar energy production is rapidly growing around the world and the size of solar plants is increasing as well. More and more nations come to realise the potential of planting solar panels in deserts which creates value on low fertility grounds. Extending up to several million square metres… Read more »

Vegetation management has a robotic future

Renu Robotics, based in San Antonio, Texas, is developing new innovations in autonomous technology for the renewable energy industry. PES spoke to CEO Tim Matus to learn more. PES: Tim, tell us how Renu Robotics is serving the renewable energy industry – particularly solar – and what’s the latest on the company’s innovations? Tim Matus:… Read more »

dship Carriers Expands Its Fleet by Two Further Vessels

Hamburg, Germany, September 9, 2021 – dship extends its fleet with two further general cargo vessels: EemsliftDafneandEemsliftNadine.TheirdeliveryisscheduledforSeptember2021. Both vessels have a deadweight (DWAT) of 4,200 metric tons and on-board cranes with a combined lifting capacity of up to 300 metric tons. They are certified for open hatch sailing and will be serving dship’s clients in… Read more »

Technologies fit for a new era for utility-scale solar

The deployment of solar PV across the world is on an upward trajectory, with recent reports highlighting the growing popularity of both commercial and utility-scale projects. Despite the disruption of the past 12-18 months, in its most recent Renewable Energy Market Update, the International Energy Agency (IEA), said that in 2020, annual renewable capacity additions… Read more »

Inspired by Mars

Atonometrics was founded in Austin, Texas, in 2007, with the mission to provide high-quality test and measurement equipment to the small but growing photovoltaics industry. The company founders came from a long background in test and measurement equipment for the semiconductor industry. The experience of the management team included over 30 years of R&D, product… Read more »


Clir Renewables onboards three of Cubico’s wind projects in Brazil and two in Uruguay to optimize performance and monitor asset health Vancouver, 6th September, 2021 – Leading investor in global renewable energy infrastructure Cubico Sustainable Investments (Cubico) has signed an agreement with Clir Renewables (Clir), a company dedicated to maximizing project returns from renewable energy assets, to… Read more »

Energy networks respond to Ofgem’s strategy for electric vehicles

Ofgem has outlined the ways it will support the roll-out of electric vehicles. Randolph Brazier, Director of Innovation & Electricity Systems at Energy Networks Association which represents the UK and Ireland’s energy networks businesses said: “Working with a flexible regulator has allowed the networks to bring forward investment of £300 million to support a Green… Read more »

Why I am a stubborn optimist. The opportunity in tackling climate change

By Christiana Figueres – Founding Partner at Global Optimism, co-presenter of Outrage + Optimism, co-author of The Future We Choose: The Stubborn Optimist’s Guide to the Climate Crisis In early 2010, I was charged by United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, to lead the UN Climate Convention. Whilst I’d worked in the field of… Read more »