Press Releases

Siemens Gamesa signs MoU with Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group to support offshore wind industry in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy intensifies its activities in the preparation for the offshore business in Taiwan. After a first agreement with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in December, the wind turbine manufacturer has now signed a further Memorandum of Understanding with Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group to collaborate on the development of an offshore wind supply chain in Taiwan.

09.02.2018

Meyer Burger has filed patent infringement lawsuit in China to protect its proprietary Diamond Wire Management System (DWMS) technology

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) today announced that its subsidiary Meyer Burger (Switzerland) Ltd has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Wuxi Shangji Automation Co, Ltd. for infringement of Meyer Burger’s Chinese patent number CN 104411434B for its proprietary Diamond Wire Management System (DWMS), a Meyer Burger patented wire winding system.

07.02.2018

Offshore wind in Europe grew 25% in 2017

2017 was a record year for offshore wind in Europe according to statistics released today by WindEurope. Europe installed 3.1 GW of new offshore wind, taking total capacity to 15.8 GW, an increase of 25% in just one year.

06.02.2018

TÜV Rheinland Сertifies Hevel Group’s Heterojunction Solar Modules

Heterojunction solar modules produced by the leading Russian manufacturer and PV project developer Hevel Group (a part of Renova Group) were certified by TÜV Rheinland, as an independent third-party is accredited for testing and certifying photovoltaic systems and components according to various international standards. Hevel’s PV modules were qualified with IEC 61215 and IEC 61730.

05.02.2018

A new high-voltage inverter and power optimizer solution launching in japan's PV market by Omron and SolarEdge

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. and OMRON Corporation are launching a new DC optimized inverter solution for Japan’s high-voltage PV market.OMRON will offer SolarEdge's three-phase DC optimized inverter solution, consisting of inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring, for the high-voltage Japanese PV market.

31.01.2018

SMA and Tigo Announce New TS4 Rapid Shutdown Solution

Today SMA and Tigo have announced support of a new SunSpec compatible module-level rapid shutdown unit, the TS4-F (Fire Safety). The solution joins the current TS4 platform with a focus on emergency responder safety. It uses proven MLPE technology from SMA and Tigo to provide rapid shutdown only, creating a reliable, economical product that focuses on key functions to enable NEC compliance.

30.01.2018

New batteries for Hawaiian wind farm

Younicos has signed an agreement with TerraForm Power to install and commission a 10 MW battery-based energy storage system upgrade at the site of the Kaheawa wind farm, one of the largest wind farms on the island of Hawaii. The batteries will be primarily used to provide ramping services to smooth out wind variability. The project is expected to be completed in the second half of 2018.

30.01.2018

PRUFTECHNIK Establishes New Calibration Laboratory for Vibration Sensors

Worlds meet in the new calibration laboratory of PRUFTECHNIK Condition Monitoring in Ismaning: Seven tons of concrete and 600 kilograms of granite form the foundation for the calibration of vibration sensors with an average weight of just 50 grams each. Using two state-of-the-art calibration systems, it is now possible to calibrate PRUFTECHNIK vibration sensors far beyond the standard limits to ensure reliable readings for a long period of time from factory calibration as well as after re-calibration.

30.01.2018

KYOCERA TCL Solar Completes 21.1 MW Solar Power Plant on Repurposed Land in Japan

Kyocera Corporation and Tokyo Century Corporation announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed construction of a 21.1 MW utility-scale solar power plant in Hagi City. 78,144 Kyocera solar modules were installed on approximately 1 km² of land originally planned for the construction of an industrial waste disposal facility which was abandoned, then repurposed for the clean energy project. A ceremony was held on January 11 to commemorate completion of the plant, which will generate an estimated 23,000 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 7,730 typical households.

30.01.2018

AREAM acquires Perl Wind Park from project developer juwi

It is the first joint project of AREAM and juwi: In December 2017, Dusseldorf-based asset management Company AREAM acquired the Perl Wind Park located in the west of the Saarland. The park was developed by juwi and consists of six Enercon E-115 wind turbines. The six wind turbines are scheduled to be fully operational by the end of March 2018 and will then annually produce climate-friendly electricity for about 19,000 households. Technical O&M services are provided by juwi after the park’s completion. AREAM GmbH will provide the commercial management services.

30.01.2018

Pages

Similar Entries

The investment and advisory firm Kobus Partners, specialised in renewable energy and energy infrastructure, has bought a PV portfolio with a total capacity of 12.5 MW. The eight plants are located in the regions of Catalonia, Castile and Leon the Valencian Community, and Andalusia.

India wants to double the capacity of large-scale PV power plants (Photo: juwi)

The India Government has approved a plan to double the nation capacity of the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects from 20,000 to 40,000 MW.

The sea presents an opportunity for many. Communities around the world rely on it as a source of food and income, but now it presents another opportunity: power.
Here’s the idea: a floating power plant built on a ship that can travel to anywhere in the world and provide power to onshore communities where it is needed. When you consider that more than 1 billion people around the world have no access to power and many more simply lack the required amount, powerships offer a much-needed alternative solution to this global issue.

As residential PV becomes a bigger part of the energy landscape, both consumers and solar professionals are demanding more from their solar technology. To meet the growing demand for fast, cost-effective and high-performing solar solutions, SMA America has launched its new Power+ Solution. Combining the Sunny Boy US inverter with the TS4-R Module Level Power Electronics (MLPE), the new SMA solution cost-effectively optimizes residential PV systems and ensures higher energy yields.