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Allianz and Capital One complete US wind investment

Allianz and Capital One are investing tax equity in the recently completed 324.4 MWBroadview Wind Farm, located along the New Mexico-Texas border. The wind project is owned by Pattern Energy Group Inc. (“Pattern Energy”).


Neoen enters framework agreement with Schneider Electric for 750 MW of solar solutions and services worldwide

Neoen, the premier French independent power producer and Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, have signed a 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents.  The scope includes: conversion stations composed of 1500V inverters, medium voltage switchgear, transformers, and complete monitoring and control system, as well as lifecycle maintenance services.


POWER-GEN Europe: Diverse power industry keynotes handpicked to offer expert insights

POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe 2017 has unveiled the line-up for this year’s Opening Keynote. Representing three very different organisations – including Europe’s most important energy region, a global renewables leader and a pan-European electricity association – the speakers are: Frank-Michael Baumann, (Energy Agency North Rhine Westphalia), Antonio Cammisecra (Enel Green Power), Kristian Ruby (EURELECTRIC)


Total launches construction of the Miyako Solar Park

Total Solar, a 100% owned Total subsidiary dedicated to solar activities, has launched construction of its second solar power plant in Japan. The 25-megawatt-peak photovoltaic power plant in Miyako, in Iwate province, is expected to start up in 2018 and will provide clean and reliable electricity to over 8,000 households.


Suntrace receives contract awards from World Bank Group

The Hamburg based consultancy firm Suntrace has received six contract awards from World Bank Group during the last six Months for the realisation of international feasibility studies, site assessments and resource measurement campaigns. The awards solar and wind projects in Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Libya and Vietnam. The projects will run for a period of between one to two and a half years. Suntrace specialises in large-scale solar projects, and its services ensure secure investment, successful project development and optimised yields as a result of optimised plant design.


DNV GL Launches On-Demand, Web-Based Forecasting at WindPower 2017

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, and a digital forecasting provider for more than 15 years, today announced its launch of Forecaster NOW, the industry’s first forecast on-demand web portal with e-commerce enabled transactions. Forecaster NOW is part of a suite of DNV GL subscription-based short-term forecasting services which also includes: Forecaster Live, Forecaster Plus and Forecaster Solutions.


Verisk Analytics, Inc., Acquires MAKE

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a data analytics provider, today announced it has acquired MAKE, an industry-leading research and advisory business specializing in wind power. MAKE will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business focused on providing research and advisory services to the natural resources sector. The combined organization will enhance the offering to existing clients and form the leading market analysis and advisory firm on renewables and the transformation of the global electricity industry.


SeaRenergy adds CMID to its services

SeaRenergy further extends its services in the offshore wind business and is now offering CMID´s (Common Marine Inspection Documents ). CMID´s will be carried out by our inhouse Accredited Vessel Inspector (AVI).


Sungrow showcases the latest 1500 V family and utility-scale energy storage systems

1500V string inverter SG125HV (photo: Sungrow)

At this year’s Intersolar Europe, Sungrow, the world’s leading PV inverter system solution supplier brings its latest 1500 V family, commercial PV products, residential PV products, and utility-scale energy storage systems. Backed by its cutting edge technology, Sungrow products are best characterized by their high yield, easy O&M, saved investment and complete grid support. All of these products are on show at stand 330 in hall B3.


ABB showcases investment in solar technology

ABB’s pioneering 100 and 120 kW string inverter featuring multi-MPPT solutions for maximum plant design flexibility. (Photo: ABB)

As part of its commitment to support the generation of sustainable power, ABB will unveil new solutions resulting from its investment in developing innovative solar power conversion technology at this year’s Intersolar from stand 210 in Hall B2.



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