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Siemens Gamesa secures 77 MW wind project with MidAmerican Energy in the U.S.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by MidAmerican Energy Company to supply turbines for an upcoming wind farm. The company will supply 25 SWT-2.625-120 and 5 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines, totalling 77 MW, with the option to add up to 5 additional SWT-2.625-120 wind turbines for a total capacity of 90 MW. The project is targeting commercial operation by December 2018. The blades will be manufactured at the Siemens Gamesa’s Fort Madison, Iowa facility, and the nacelles and hubs will be assembled at the Hutchinson, Kansas facility. The scope of this project also includes a 5-year service and maintenance agreement.

17.04.2018

K2 Systems now have a presence in Brazil

The company has opened another location and is serving the high demand on the South American continent with the new sales office in São Paulo. The current photovoltaic market study conducted by Greener provided concrete figures that distinguished K2 Systems as the most popular brand in Brazil.

17.04.2018

Industry maturity and competition for green assets bring €51.2bn of wind energy investments in 2017

Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017. The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment went on the refinancing of existing wind farms, the acquisition of projects and of companies involved in wind and on public market fundraising. The total investment figure was 9% up on 2016.

17.04.2018

Siemens Gamesa achieves 5000 MW commissioning mark in India

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has achieved the milestone of connecting 5000 MW to the Indian Grid, thus becoming the second largest OEM in India by cumulative installed capacity. The company began its Indian journey in 2009 and emerged as the largest player within 5 years.

12.04.2018

SolarEdge wind Edison Award

SolarEdge Technologies was voted the Gold Winner for its HD-Wave inverter technology in the Renewable Energy Category by the Edison Awards™, one of the premier awards program in the United States recognizing innovation. SolarEdge joined some of the world’s most recognized companies for the awards ceremony celebrating 31 years of honoring innovators and innovations.

12.04.2018

Solar power for the most low-lying city in the world

The Schletter Group has supplied the mounting solution for the largest solar park in Palestine. The Dier Hejlah and Alzor PV installation is located in Jericho at 250 metres below sea level, one of the most low-lying places in the world and generates 1.6 MWp of solar power for the West Bank. This project marks a continuation of the Schletter Group’s growth in the Middle East.

12.04.2018

SolarWorld continues shipments

SolarWorld Industries GmbH, Europe's largest manufacturer of solar cells and modules, resumed production at both its German locations following the opening of the preliminary insolvency proceedings, and started supplying customers this week. The first deliveries go to France, Kuwait, Japan, Sri Lanka and to customers in Germany. The largest single order of around 14,000 solar modules is made by a customer in Kuwait. The first delivery of 6,000 modules is on its way already.

11.04.2018

Swedish online pharmacy opts for PV technology from Germany

IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems and energy storage, has delivered all components for Sweden’s largest PV rooftop installation. The plant has been designed and mounted by Solkompaniet, Sweden’s leading PV installer. More than 5,500 polycristalline modules of the brand GCL produce energy for a new logistics center of the online pharmacy Apotea.

11.04.2018

Green light for Spanish subsidy-free 170 MWp solar plant: BayWa r.e. and Statkraft conclude PPA

With the conclusion of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the renewable energy specialist BayWa r.e. and the Norwegian energy group Statkraft, everything is now clear to progress with the swift construction of the Spanish Don Rodrigo solar plant.

10.04.2018

Siemens Gamesa to build a pioneering 194 MW wind farm in Australia that will incorporate a battery energy storage system

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been commissioned to build a pioneering wind complex in Australia, which will combine the installation of a wind farm with 56 of the firm's SG 3.4-132 turbines with a battery energy storage system. Under the terms of the contract entered into with the renewable energy IPP, Neoen, Siemens Gamesa will build the entire complex on an EPC basis and then maintain it for 25 years.

10.04.2018

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