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meteocontrol, viasys partner to revolutionize solar monitoring in the United States

meteocontrol North America, a subsidiary of meteocontrol GmbH in Germany, and viasys Intelligent Video GmbH are set to revolutionize solar monitoring in the United States PV market by entering into a long-term partnership. The aim of the collaboration is to offer PV-system operators a turn-key monitoring solution at a great value and provide North American customers with professional technical support.

19.04.2018

Siemens Gamesa wins 140 MW of wind power orders in India for multiple projects

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has won multiple wind power orders for a total of 140 MW from several industrial customers and a leading independent power producer (IPP) in India. Specifically, the company will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate these projects (with installed capacity ranging between 2 MW and 58 MW), together with the supply, erection and commissioning of 41 units of the G97-2.0 MW turbines and 29 of the SG 2.0-114 for various industrial customers and a leading IPP in India.

19.04.2018

ENGIE and Meridiam win two solar photovoltaic projects in Senegal

ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) as preferred bidder in a tender launched in October 2017 for two solar photovoltaic projects totaling 60 MW. These projects are part of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, conducted jointly by the Senegalese authorities and the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”, member of the World Bank Group). They are located in Kahone, in the Kaolack region, and in Touba-Kaël, in the Diourbel region.

18.04.2018

Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven Signs Contract with GeoSea for Windfarms Hohe See and Albatros

The Orange Blue Terminal, part of the Hamburg-based Buss Group, has signed a contract with GeoSea for port and logistics services, which are manufactured for the offshore wind farms Hohe See and Albatros. The windfarms will be located approximately 90 kilometers north of the North Sea island of Borkum.

18.04.2018

Siemens Gamesa secures 77 MW wind project with MidAmerican Energy in the U.S.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by MidAmerican Energy Company to supply turbines for an upcoming wind farm. The company will supply 25 SWT-2.625-120 and 5 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines, totalling 77 MW, with the option to add up to 5 additional SWT-2.625-120 wind turbines for a total capacity of 90 MW. The project is targeting commercial operation by December 2018. The blades will be manufactured at the Siemens Gamesa’s Fort Madison, Iowa facility, and the nacelles and hubs will be assembled at the Hutchinson, Kansas facility. The scope of this project also includes a 5-year service and maintenance agreement.

17.04.2018

K2 Systems now have a presence in Brazil

The company has opened another location and is serving the high demand on the South American continent with the new sales office in São Paulo. The current photovoltaic market study conducted by Greener provided concrete figures that distinguished K2 Systems as the most popular brand in Brazil.

17.04.2018

Industry maturity and competition for green assets bring €51.2bn of wind energy investments in 2017

Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017. The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment went on the refinancing of existing wind farms, the acquisition of projects and of companies involved in wind and on public market fundraising. The total investment figure was 9% up on 2016.

17.04.2018

Siemens Gamesa achieves 5000 MW commissioning mark in India

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has achieved the milestone of connecting 5000 MW to the Indian Grid, thus becoming the second largest OEM in India by cumulative installed capacity. The company began its Indian journey in 2009 and emerged as the largest player within 5 years.

12.04.2018

SolarEdge wind Edison Award

SolarEdge Technologies was voted the Gold Winner for its HD-Wave inverter technology in the Renewable Energy Category by the Edison Awards™, one of the premier awards program in the United States recognizing innovation. SolarEdge joined some of the world’s most recognized companies for the awards ceremony celebrating 31 years of honoring innovators and innovations.

12.04.2018

Solar power for the most low-lying city in the world

The Schletter Group has supplied the mounting solution for the largest solar park in Palestine. The Dier Hejlah and Alzor PV installation is located in Jericho at 250 metres below sea level, one of the most low-lying places in the world and generates 1.6 MWp of solar power for the West Bank. This project marks a continuation of the Schletter Group’s growth in the Middle East.

12.04.2018

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