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Trends that shape India’s energy future - special activities and exhibitions at Intersolar

Photo: Solar Promotion

Solar is set to remain in the limelight in 2017 as the entire industry returns strong growth. India is expected to increase installed solar capacity to more than 17 GW by the end of 2017. Intersolar India displays all current trends from December 5-7 from around 260 exhibitors to more than 12,000 international solar and energy storage experts.


The energy example of Robben Island, Mandela’s prison

ABB microgrid and wireless technology enables a South African World Heritage Site to run on sustainable, stable solar power – and serve as a global model for the clean-energy future.


ENERCON opens branch in Taiwan

On Friday, 27 October, ENERCON officially opened its new branch in Taipei, Taiwan. With over 100 guests and business partners in attendance, the new premises were presented to customers and representatives of the regional economy. Employees from the ENERCON Sales, Project & Logistics Management, Purchasing and Service departments will start work in the office immediately.


Six New Wind Farms for wpd windmanager in France

wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG expands its French portfolio. The Bremen-based company takes on the operations management for the six new wind farms Roisel II, Tigné, Dizy, Mont du Saule, Clussais and Tiper with 26 wind turbines and a total capacity of 57 Megawatt – among them 18 Enercon and eight Vestas turbines.


IMEON ENERGY rewarded by Secretary of State to the French Prime Minister for its hyper-growth and technological innovations

On September 25, the Annual Meeting of the managers of the 2016-2017 promotion of the winning companies of the French Tech Pass was held at the Hôtel Matignon, the French Prime Minister's residence. During this event, Mounir MAHJOUBI, Secretary of State to the French Prime Minister, in charge of Digital, handed to Christophe Goasguen, President of Imeon Energy, the official diploma of the French Tech Pass for the hyper-growth of its company and the technological innovations in green tech field.


IBC SOLAR is a member of the United Nations Global Compact

IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems and energy storage, has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since August 2017. As the largest international initiative for responsible corporate management, it brings together 12,000 companies, organisations and public institutions in 170 countries.


E.ON Wind Services has successfully established itself on the European market

E.ON's young wind turbine service business has passed its test. More than a year ago, E.ON Wind Service was awarded a 10-year operating and maintenance contract in Småland, Sweden, where the customer EWII Production A/S owns two wind farms with Vestas V90 turbines. Result after the first year: E.ON's operation and service approach increased the availability of the wind farm.


High Quality AEG photovoltaic modules available in Southern Africa countries from today

Germany-based Solar Solutions GmbH, official supplier of AEG solar modules, has forged a partnership with South African firm Sinetech. Sinetech will focus on distribution and commercial scale projects in South Africa and the neighboring SADEC countries.


Clemson University to become the home of MHI Vestas’ V164-9.5 MW turbine test and verification program

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine (the V164-9.5 MW) will have all testing and verification of the wind turbine’s gearbox and main bearings carried out at the University’s state-of-the-art 15 MW test bench.


8.2 Consulting breaks through the 300 wind turbine barrier

Hamburg-based 8.2 Consulting AG has investigated the lifetime extension of more than 300 onshore and offshore wind turbines. The experts’ analyses show that most wind turbines can extend the operation beyond their design life of 20 years. The company will be presenting its findings at the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition in Amsterdam from 28 to 30 November.



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