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01.12.2016

I’m angry

Volker Buddensiek

Our editor in chief is upset! He constantly stumbles across people who complain about crowing roosters, power lines, wind turbines, and virtually anything else that might disturb their view from the breakfast table.

22.09.2014

Reliable power forecasts for the largest solar parks in the world

Kurnool solar park (pict. Greenko)

For the secure integration of solar parks on a gigawatt scale, grid operators need particularly accurate predictions of power generation. The German-based company energy & meteo systems is already forecasting the generation capacity of large parts of several gigawatt parks and has now also acquired operators of the world's second largest solar park Pavagada in India as customers.

29.06.2020

Siemens Gamesa acquires Ria Blades plant and completes Senvion assets acquisition

Following the acquisition of Ria Blades, Siemens Gamesa has completed the purchase of selected assets from Senvion announced in October 2019. The acquisition of Onshore Service assets and IP was concluded in January 2020.

30.04.2020

Next-Gen Wind Blade Mover: Ready to Conquer Rough Ground

(pict. SH Group A/S)

New easy-to-maneuver transportation solution enables safe, easy and secure transportation of large wind blades on rough and uneven surfaces.

28.04.2020

Germany: Major One-Off Events Drive Renewables’ Share to All-time High of 52 Percent

Renewables covered around 52 percent of gross power consumed in Germany during the first quarter of 2020. This all-time high was driven by a combination of one-off events. Preliminary calculations by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Federal Association of Energy and Water Management (BDEW) yielded this figure. February’s record winds were followed by an unusually sunny March. Power consumption was also down by one percent from the same period last year.

15.04.2020

Global reach of new Siemens Gamesa onshore platform on display following first order in Brazil

Siemens Gamesa wind farm in Brazil (pict. Siemens Gamesa)

• Siemens Gamesa will supply global utility AES with 52 units of the industry leading SG 5.8-170, boasting the largest rotor in the segment. The turbines will operate at up to 6.2 MW.

01.04.2020

The smarter E Europe is canceled

The smarter E Europe and its four energy exhibitions Intersolar Europe, Power2Drive Europe, ees Europe and EM-Power will not take place this year. On account of the increasing spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) worldwide and in response to recommendations from the German federal government as well as the Bavarian state government, the organizers have decided to cancel the exhibitions and the accompanying conferences originally set to take place from June 16–19, 2020. The smarter E Europe will take place again from June 9–11, 2021.

31.03.2020

Energy Storage Systems Market to record USD 500 billion by 2025, at 6% CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Global Energy Storage Systems Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $340 billion to over $500 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

16.01.2020

A patented solution offers potential for a more sustainable use of solar energy

As the pilot phase shows, the patented innovation developed by plusAmpere has enormous potential: The use of the innovative reflector and calculation system improves the worldwide yields of photovoltaic facilities (PV facilities), making them more profitable and cost-efficient (pict. plusAmpere)

The company plusAmpere introduces an innovative “reflector and calculation system” offering an efficient and inexpensive way of increasing the overall yield of existing and newly planned photovoltaic and solar thermal facilities.

28.06.2019

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