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Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines totaling more than 780 MW in the U.S.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announced today that the company will supply 310 wind turbines of different types for five projects in the U.S. With various output ratings and rotor diameters, the projects feature Siemens and Gamesa technology of the recently merged company. A total of 92 units of the SWT-2.3-108, 144 units of the SWT-2.625-120 and 74 units of the G126-2.625 MW wind turbines will be installed across the various project sites.


Ingeteam uses drones for enhanced PV plant performance

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Ingeteam is involved in a research project focused on optimizing PV plant performance with the use of drones. This new system is directed at meeting the main challenge faced by solar PV plants today: the need to achieve high returns in order to compete against other sources of energy, both renewable and fossil.


One step closer to the large scale production of flexible, perovskite solar cells

The team of Saule Technologies will present a flexible, printed, perovskite photovoltaic module the size of an A4 for the first time, at the IDTechEx Show! on November 15–16th in Santa Clara, California.


Fronius Completes Rule 21 Inverter Certification

Fronius USA received UL certification for the Fronius Primo 10-15 kW and Fronius Symo 208V inverters to comply with California's Rule 21 inverter requirements. With that, all Fronius Primo and Symo inverters are now Rule 21 compliant.


New CDC investment to support Egyptian solar power

An Egyptian solar power programme designed to help meet the country’s growing demand for energy has received a $97 million investment from CDC.


Capital Stage AG enters a long-term strategic partnership with solar developer Solarcentury

Capital Stage, the SDAX-listed, Hamburg-based solar and wind park investor and operator, today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Solarcentury, one of the leading international solar farm developers and operators. The partnership gives Capital Stage access to a number of attractive solar parks in Europe and Mexico over the next three years, with a total generating capacity of some 1.1 gigawatts (GW).


LM Wind Power 73.5 meter blade arrives at Castellón Port

On October 20, the first LM 73.5 P wind turbine blade successfully arrived at Castellón Port. It is the largest blade ever produced and transported through Spain.


FOWIND Commissions India's First LiDAR for Offshore Wind Resource Assessments in Gujarat

The FOWIND Consortium is pleased to announce the successful commissioning of India's first offshore LiDAR, off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat.


Meyer Burger is optimising manufacturing footprint and product portfolio

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) announced today that it has initiated a cost efficiency programme to optimise manufacturing costs and further concentrate its product portfolio. As a result, the production site in Thun/Switzerland, which currently manufactures equipment used in the wafer and module processes as well as for building integrated photovoltaics applications, will be reorganised. All the manufacturing activities in Thun are expected to be discontinued by the end of 2018.


Ørsted sets ambitious goals for the green transformation

The Board of Directors of Ørsted (former DONG Energy) has today approved the interim financial report for 9M 2017. Operating profit (EBITDA) for the first nine months amounted to DKK 9.5 billion, corresponding to an underlying growth of 11%. The results lived up to our expectations.



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