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DNV GL announces knowledge partnership to develop offshore wind sector in Taiwan

DNV GL has signed an agreement with leading Taiwanese stakeholders to collaborate on offshore wind testing and certification to drive the expansion and facilitate the development of offshore wind in Taiwan. The regulations for certification will be headed by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection since it has been designated by the highest authority in Taiwan.

18.10.2017

SunPower To Supply 291 Megawatts in Second Round CRE4 French Tenders for Solar Projects

SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR), a majority-owned subsidiary of Total SA, announced today that it will supply 291 megawatts of its high-efficiency solar panels to projects awarded in the second round of France's CRE tender process, which includes ground mount, carport and roof top projects in continental France and storage and self-consumption in the country's ZNI (non-interconnected zones).

18.10.2017

Krannich Online-Shop in the U.S.

For over 12 years, Krannich Solar has been represented in the United States by a subsidiary in New Jersey and one in California. American customers can now purchase their goods from the solar PV distributor online. Customers from Canada will also have access to the shop in addition to the American installers. This means that Krannich Solar now offers the use of the Online-Shop to customers in 14 countries. Other countries are currently being planned.

18.10.2017

Canadian Solar Partners with Menora Mivtachim to Invest in Solar Power Projects in Israel

Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company and a few subsidiaries of Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd. ("Menora Mivtachim"), one of Israel's five largest insurance and finance groups, entered into a joint venture agreement with the aim to invest in the development, financing, construction and ownership of solar power projects in Israel.

18.10.2017

Nordex Group launches 140 meter-rotor for AW3000 platform

The Nordex Group has launched a new 140-meter rotor option for its AW3000 wind turbine platform that delivers lower cost of energy for lighter-wind sites. The AW140/3000 boasts one of the highest capacity factors in its class and is the latest addition to the proven AW3000 platform.

17.10.2017

TÜV SÜD expands accreditation in the field of offshore wind energy

The national accreditation body for the Federal Republic of Germany (DAkkS) has accredited TÜV SÜD as the first certification body authorised to carry out certification of the correct marking of offshore wind turbines according to the guidelines of the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV). This expansion of TÜV SÜD’s existing accreditations will enable the international provider of technical services to contribute significantly to ensuring efficient and safe nautical traffic near German offshore wind farms.

17.10.2017

Obton acquires co-ownership of Italian 50 MWp solar portfolio

The agreement makes Obton one of the 2 main shareholders in the solar PV-project, Copernico, which also includes Italian institutional investors. In addition to co-ownership of the solar PV-project, Obton shall also be a part of the project investment committee which holds the overall responsibility for the operation of the project’s PV-plants.

17.10.2017

Senvion signs turbine supply contract in Ontario

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, announces the signature of a turbine supply contract for an 18.45 megawatt (MW) project with wpd in the Canadian province of Ontario.

16.10.2017

E.ON invests in wind turbines for business customers

E.ON has bought a stake in b.ventus, a startup whose single-source solution enables business customers to begin producing their own wind power quickly and easily. The centerpiece is a wind turbine specifically designed for this role. With a hub height of at least 30 meters, the turbine can be installed quickly and does not require a lengthy permitting process. It can also be integrated with a customer's existing embedded generation facilities, such as a cogeneration unit or solar array. E.ON made the investment as part of :agile, its accelerator and incubator to support energy-related startups.

12.10.2017

OX2 hands over Ajos wind farm to IKEA Finland

OX2 has now commissioned and handed over the 42 MW Ajos wind farm to its owner IKEA Finland. In doing so, the first large-scale wind power re-powering project has been completed in Finland.

12.10.2017

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