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The Foundation Det Norske Veritas assumes full ownership of DNV GL and remains committed to Maritime headquarters in Hamburg

Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas (The Foundation) and Mayfair announce the sale of Mayfair’s 36.5% shares in DNV GL Group AS to DNV Holding AS. The agreement regarding the leading quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL was signed on 8 December 2017.

14.12.2017

Deutsche Windtechnik is establishing a new subsidiary in the USA

The independent maintenance provider Deutsche Windtechnik will be expanding its business activities to include the North American market starting in January 2018.

14.12.2017

Fronius in Brazil: Number one on the market

The photovoltaic industry in Brazil is on an upward trend. Along with solar farms, more and more decentralized systems have appeared in recent years. Experts confirm growth of more than 300 percent for 2017. As a specialist in solar technology, Fronius Solar Energy is one of the leaders in this development, and supports private and commercial plant operators with high-quality, easy-to-install inverters.

14.12.2017

Ørsted has completed the divestment of Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm to Global Infrastructure Partners

Ørsted has completed the divestment of 50 % of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). This transaction is the second partnership with GIP who is also a partner in Gode Wind 1. The divestment was initially announced on 7 August 2017.

14.12.2017

Vaisala and WindSim Complete Largest-Ever Validation of Remote Sensing in Complex Terrain

Extensive study supports use of Triton SoDAR data in challenging topography, paving way for more efficient wind measurement in remote regions

14.12.2017

OPES Solutions: Module certificates ensure off-grid quality

OPES Solutions, a leading supplier of off-grid solar modules for grid independent power supply, relies on certified products for reliable solar applications. To this end, the company has had its off-grid solar modules with outputs of 0.9 watts and above with mono- and polycrystalline solar cells certified by TÜV Nord in accordance with the IEC 61215 and 61730 standards. Especially for solar home system providers, the use of IEC 61215-tested modules facilitates quality certification for the World Bank's Lighting Global platform. OPES Solutions is the first company to receive the IEC certification for off-grid modules in this range.

14.12.2017

TÜV Rheinland Launches New International Symposium for Module Technology

In cooperation with EnergieAgentur NRW, TÜV Rheinland would like to invite you to the first international PV Module Technology & Applications Forum in Cologne. With the comprehensive “All Quality Matters” concept, the industry event on January 29/30, 2018, will continue the long-standing tradition of the well-known Photovoltaic Module Technology Workshop.

14.12.2017

Strategic partnership in the printed solar cell industry

Organic solar cells have long been hailed as a potential alternative to the standard silicon cells that currently dominate the markets. Organic solar cells display unique advantages being amazingly thin, flexible, and uniquely environmentally friendly. Until now the commercialization of the technology has progressed slowly, but steady improvements in efficiency, lifetime, and production have ensured that full scale commercialization is within reach.

11.12.2017

Campus in San Salvador goes green with solar energy

KACO new energy announced today it supplied 784 kilowatts of inverter power for the Universidad Francisco Gavidia, a University in San Salvador, El Salvador. The project is expected to produce enough clean solar energy to off-set the University’s electricity consumption by 60 per cent.

08.12.2017

Brussels celebrating 10 million heat pumps

Major stakeholders of the energy, heating, cooling and other sectors, as well as policy makers were invited by the European Heat Pump Association to celebrate together. The reason for this event was remarkable, namely more green energy, zero emissions and clean air, all that thanks to 10 million heat pumps installed in Europe.

08.12.2017

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