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Meyer Burger awarded contract for about CHF 16 million from an existing Asian customer for its MAiA® and FABiA® cell coating equipment

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) today announced the successful conclusion of a repeat order for its high performance MAiA® platform and the first industrial order for its integrated FABiA® system from a major Asian customer. The MAiA® and the FABiA® both deliver an impressive throughput of over 4,800 wafers per hour for the mass production scalable MB PERC technology.

26.04.2018

Huawei Supports BayWa r.e. to Build Don Rodrigo

Huawei and BayWa r.e., have signed a deal to build Don Rodrigo, which will become the biggest single-site PV plant in Spain and the first truly subsidy-free fully commercialized utility-scale PV plant in the world. Huawei will provide its fully digitalized Smart PV Solution complete with a combination of SUN2000-60KTL and SUN2000-100KTL inverters. This will be a significant milestone for the Spanish solar industry and marks another step for advancing the digitalization of solar technology. Huawei’s vision is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world and its digitalized solar solutions fits with this plan.

25.04.2018

TESVOLT expands sales activities in UK and Ireland

On 1 April, Lawrie Wilson joined the TESVOLT team to help boost international sales. As Area Manager, he will be responsible for the growing market in the UK and Ireland. Mr Wilson previously worked as a market entry expert and consultant for the battery divisions of the companies Saft, Leclanché and Ricardo.

25.04.2018

Meyer Burger will take patent infringement lawsuit regarding its Diamond Wire Management System (DWMS) technology to the next level of jurisdiction

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has been informed that the Nanjing Intermediate Court has made a first instance judgment to dismiss Meyer Burger’s litigation claims regarding the patent infringement lawsuit which Meyer Burger (Switzerland) Ltd filed against Wuxi Shangji Automation Co, Ltd. claiming that Wuxi Shangji Automation’s wire saw WSK027BL infringes Meyer Burger’s Chinese patent number CN 104411434B.

24.04.2018

Siemens Gamesa selected to supply 225 MW for U.S. wind project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announced today that the company will supply 98 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines for an undisclosed project located in Kansas. The wind farm will span across over 40,000 acres of land and can supply enough energy for nearly 73,000 average U.S. homes.

24.04.2018

Enphase Energy and Solaria Corporation Announce High-Performance AC Modules

Enphase Energy and Solaria Corporation today announced the introduction of an Enphase Energized™ AC Module, the Solaria PowerXT®-AC. The Solaria PowerXT®-AC features the Enphase IQ 7+ Microinverter and delivers high performance and aesthetics through Solaria’s proprietary module technology. The PowerXT®-AC will be available from Soligent at locations around the U.S. starting in June 2018.

23.04.2018

meteocontrol, viasys partner to revolutionize solar monitoring in the United States

meteocontrol North America, a subsidiary of meteocontrol GmbH in Germany, and viasys Intelligent Video GmbH are set to revolutionize solar monitoring in the United States PV market by entering into a long-term partnership. The aim of the collaboration is to offer PV-system operators a turn-key monitoring solution at a great value and provide North American customers with professional technical support.

19.04.2018

Siemens Gamesa wins 140 MW of wind power orders in India for multiple projects

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has won multiple wind power orders for a total of 140 MW from several industrial customers and a leading independent power producer (IPP) in India. Specifically, the company will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate these projects (with installed capacity ranging between 2 MW and 58 MW), together with the supply, erection and commissioning of 41 units of the G97-2.0 MW turbines and 29 of the SG 2.0-114 for various industrial customers and a leading IPP in India.

19.04.2018

ENGIE and Meridiam win two solar photovoltaic projects in Senegal

ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) as preferred bidder in a tender launched in October 2017 for two solar photovoltaic projects totaling 60 MW. These projects are part of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, conducted jointly by the Senegalese authorities and the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”, member of the World Bank Group). They are located in Kahone, in the Kaolack region, and in Touba-Kaël, in the Diourbel region.

18.04.2018

Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven Signs Contract with GeoSea for Windfarms Hohe See and Albatros

The Orange Blue Terminal, part of the Hamburg-based Buss Group, has signed a contract with GeoSea for port and logistics services, which are manufactured for the offshore wind farms Hohe See and Albatros. The windfarms will be located approximately 90 kilometers north of the North Sea island of Borkum.

18.04.2018

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