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Repeat orders for Meyer Burger’s wire saws

Meyer Burger has been awarded two contracts for its DS 261 wire saws for about CHF 17.5 million from existing customers in the semiconductor industry.

15.05.2018

Global alliance for summit meeting of the wind industry – GWEC is partner at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg

The Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg is pleased to have the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as its Partner. The Global Wind Summit is the world’s biggest and most important meeting of the wind industry, comprising the leading global wind expo WindEnergy Hamburg and the global conference of the WindEurope, the European wind industry association. These two top events of the wind industry will be held side-by-side at the Hamburg Messe und Congress site from 25 to 28 September 2018.

14.05.2018

Ingeteam is awarded 555 MW in supply contracts of photovoltaic inverters in Mexico

Ingeteam, a leading company in the design of power and control electronics, electric machines and electrical engineering, has recently signed a number of contracts for the supply of photovoltaic plants to Mexico, a country in which the company has a considerable market share in the wind and solar power sectors, and in the provision of operation and maintenance services for energy generation plants.

14.05.2018

juwi strengthens hybrid solutions with appointment of experienced mining power executive

Dave Manning has joined juwi as Global Head of Hybrid to further expand worldwide uptake of renewables for mining. The Australian manager has 25 years of international experience in power solutions for mines and remote energy consumers. From Perth, the centre of the mining industry in Western Australia, and in close proximity to African mining, he will be pursuing projects that will combine solar, wind and batteries with thermal power stations or the grid. Dave took up his new responsibilities on April 23rd and reports to Amiram Roth-Deblon, Head of Global Business Initiatives. “Dave Manning is a recognized expert in the industry and will enable more mining companies and power producers to benefit from juwi’s unique hybrid solutions,” says Amiram Roth-Deblon.

07.05.2018

SMA Solar Technology AG Increases Sales and Earnings in the First Quarter of 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA/FWB: S92) sold inverters with a total output of around 1.8 GW and increased its sales in comparison to the first three months of the previous year by 5.4% to €182.5 million. The sales increase is attributable in particular to the positive development in the regions of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC).

09.05.2018

Siemens Gamesa continues to grow, obtaining revenues of €2,242 million

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy released its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 (January-March) today. Commercial activity in the second quarter of 2018 remained strong: after three consecutive quarters of growth in order intake, the order backlog has reached €22,041 million and is back to market-peak levels of March 2017.

04.05.2018

Ingeteam and Indar to present latest innovations at AWEA WINDPOWER 2018

Ingeteam and Indar, independent suppliers of electrical conversion equipment, will exhibit at AWEA WINDPOWER 2018, to be held this year in Chicago, United States, May 7th-10th. At this occasion, Ingeteam will present its latest developments in the field of O&M predictive maintenance with its Ingeboards data analysis platform, as well as a broad range of cutting-edge wind energy products.

07.05.2018

E.ON acquires wind energy project company Vortex

E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel based Vortex Energy.

07.05.2018

LG boosts peak power of the NeON2 BiFacial to 390 watts

The LG Neon2 BiFacial high-performance module from LG Electronics will be available in a 72 cell version. With the extension, LG improves the peak performance of its renowned bifacial module to 390 watts.

03.05.2018

European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics elected Chairmen and 7 new Steering Committee members

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV) elected during the meeting today in Brussels the Chairman and two Vice-Chairmen for the term 2018 - 2020. Marko Topic, Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Elec. Eng. and Affiliate Professor at the Colorado State University, was reelected as ETIP PV Chairman. Wim C Sinke, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands and Gaëtan Masson, Managing Director of Becquerel Institute, Brussels, had been reelected as vice-chairmen of the ETIP PV.

03.05.2018

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