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Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, according to new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report also highlights that solar PV costs are expected to halve by 2020. The best onshore wind and solar PV projects could be delivering electricity for an equivalent of USD 3 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), or less within the next two years.

13.01.2018

Nordex - order intake of 1.6 GW in the fourth quarter of 2017

In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Nordex Group received firm orders for 1,598.6 megawatts (Q4/2016: 1,420.8 MW), an increase of 12.5 percent compared to Q4 2016. After the sluggish order intake registered in the first three quarters, expectations of a strong fourth quarter have been met.

11.01.2018

WKN sells two French wind projects

WKN AG, a leading developer of wind energy farms based in Husum, Germany, sold the French wind projects Longèves and Riaucourt to Quaero European Infrastructure Fund at the end of 2017.

11.01.2018

Imeon Energy in Australia, the company is opening a Service Center in Melbourne

Continuing its strategy of proximity, aiming to offer its customers the high quality service, Imeon Energy opens a Service Center in Melbourne, Australia. This follows the opening of the French Center covering Europe and the one in South Africa at the end of 2016.

10.01.2018

BayWa r.e. sold its U.S. Wind project to Greenbacker Renewable Energy

BayWa r.e., a global renewable energy developer, service supplier, wholesaler and energy solutions provider, announced that it has sold its Californian Wagner wind park to the renewables operator Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company, LLC.

10.01.2018

PNE WIND AG wins wind farm auction in Turkey

PNE WIND AG has participated successfully in the latest call for tenders for wind farm projects in Turkey. At the end of December 2017, the “Köseler” wind farm project (71.4 MW) was awarded a contract in the 260 MW tender for the Canakkale region in western Turkey. In total, projects with approx. 5,000 MW participated in the tender. This meant that the volume was heavily oversubscribed.

09.01.2018

Nordex awarded three major contracts for a total of 820 MW in the United States

The Nordex Group finished out 2017 with strong tail-wind from the United States. In December, two large international utilities ordered a combined 263 AW125/3000 and AW125/3150 turbines for three wind farms. This is equivalent to an installed capacity of around 820 megawatts (MW). Delivery of the turbines is to commence in summer 2018.

09.01.2018

Enerray delivers 964kWp solar rooftop to global US e-commerce giant

Global turnkey solar developer and O&M provider Enerray has designed and installed a 965 kWp rooftop PV system to a global e-commerce giant, at its new logistics center in Passo Corese, central Italy. The clean electricity produced at the site will be used to power the facility’s operations, delivering an impressive annual rate of return over 20 years of 11.4%.

09.01.2018

Tigo Releases New TS4 Product as the Most Cost-effective Rapid Shutdown Solution with Powerline Communication

Tigo®, pioneer of the Smart Modular Flex MLPE platform, today announced its new TS4-F (Fire Safety) to join the current TS4 Platform of integrated and retrofit/add-on junction box covers. As the most cost-effective rapid shutdown solution in the TS4 Platform, the TS4-F will accompany the family of products in the form of integrated PV modules by manufacturers worldwide. Consult your preferred PV module supplier or visit Tigo’s website for the new "integrated TS4-F" or "retrofit/add-on TS4-R-F," available in Q1 2018.

08.01.2018

Solar finance expert and social entrepreneur appointed CFO of leading African renewable energy company Fenix International

Fenix International, a next generation energy company operating across Africa, adds a former Wall Street Director turned social entrepreneur to its core leadership team. Joshua Romisher joins the energy and financial services company as Chief Financial Officer. Before Josh served as VP of Corporate Finance at Off Grid Electric, where he became a well-respected energy finance expert. In his most recent position at Off Grid Electric, Romisher played a critical role in raising innovative debt and equity financing for the solar home system company.

08.01.2018

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