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Turbine assembly Begins for First Floating Wind Farm in Continental Europe

18 Jul 2019 10:33 | Ferrol, Spain - The installation of the first Windfloat Atlantic turbine on its floating platform yesterday begun (2019-07-17) in the outer harbor of Ferrol in northwest spain. read more...


Plambeck Emirates and Saipem Sign MOU to Build a Floating Offshore Windfarm in Saudi Arabia

18 Jul 2019 09:18 | Abu Dhabi – Plambeck Emirates LLC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as well as an exclusive agreement with Saipem, leading company in engineering, drilling and construction in the energy and infrastructure sectors , for the development and realization of a floating offshore windfarm. read more...


EDF Renewables and Masdar Places 415 MW Order in Saudi Arabia

17 Jul 2019 15:37 | Aarhus, Denmark - A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind park in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind park, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally. read more...


Ballard Power Announces Purchase of B.C.'s First Fleet of Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

17 Jul 2019 09:46 | Burnaby, Canada - Ballard Power Systems announced that it has arranged for several Ballard employees to purchase British Columbia's first fleet of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) from Toyota Canada. read more...


EnBW Hohe See Offshore Wind Farm: First Wind Turbine Generating Power

17 Jul 2019 09:23 | Karlsruhe, Borkum, Heligoland / Germany - The first wind turbine in the EnBW „Hohe See“ offshore wind farm now generated and fed into the grid the wind farm’s first kilowatt-hour of electricity. read more...


Svolt Announces Starts Plans to Build Factory in Europe

16 Jul 2019 09:29 | Baoding, Beijing / China – The battery company Svolt Energy Technology celebrated the world premiere of cobalt-free lithium-ion battery cell (NMx) and four-element lithium-ion battery cell (NCMA). read more...


Swiss Scientists Set New Efficiency Record for Solar Cells

05 Jul 2019 12:31 | Dübendorf, Switzerland - Flexible solar cell with unprecedented efficiency: The Empa Laboratory for Thin Films and Photovoltaics, headed by Ayodhya N. Tiwari, has broken its own record. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Wins Maintenance Contract for Senvion 6.2M

04 Jul 2019 09:29 | Bremen, Germany - Effective immediately, the independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik AG will now also provide maintenance for Senvion's largest multi-megawatt class: the 6-MW power class. read more...


Nordex Order Intake in the Second Quarter Reaches 2,000 MW

04 Jul 2019 08:35 | Hamburg, Germany - The Nordex Group announced that it has continued the strong order intake performance seen in recent quarters with buoyant demand for its wind turbines in the second quarter of 2019 as well. read more...


Energy & Meteo Systems Receives Order from French Aggregator

03 Jul 2019 17:21 | Lyon, France /Oldenburg, Germany - CNR, the first French producer of exclusively renewable energy, and Energy & Meteo Systems, a leading provider of renewable power forecasting and virtual power plant services, have signed a contract in order to stop and restart wind and solar power plants in case of negative prices. The virtual power plant will support CNR in profitably marketing renewable power in the increasingly dynamic French energy market. read more...


Albioma wins 5.2 MWp of Solar Projects in France

03 Jul 2019 09:38 | Paris, France - Albioma has announced that it has won an aggregate power of 5.2 MWp during the seventh session of the invitation to tender for solar rooftop installations (AO CRE4 "Power plants on buildings, greenhouses and agricultural facilities and parking shadehouses of between 100 kWp and 8 MWp") held last March. read more...


World's Largest PV Power Plant in Abu Dhabi Officially in Operation

02 Jul 2019 08:55 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a leading company in the coordination of planning, purchasing and providing of water and electricity across the UAE, has announced that ‘Noor Abu Dhabi’, the world’s largest single solar project, with a capacity of 1,177 MW, has started commercial operation. read more...


Nordex Signs Contract for 58 MW Wind Farm in Croatia

28 Jun 2019 09:55 | Hamburg - The state-owned energy supplier Hrvatska elektroprivreda (HEP Group) in Croatia has placed an order with the manufacturer for the supply of 18 Nordex N131/3600 turbines for the "Korlat" wind farm. read more...


Renewable Energies Overtake Coal Fired Electricity Generation for the First Time in the USA

28 Jun 2019 09:31 | Washington, USA - In April 2019, U.S. monthly electricity generation from renewable sources exceeded coal-fired generation for the first time based on data in EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. Renewable sources provided 23 percent of total electricity generation to coal’s 20 percent. read more...


ABB Wins Transformer Order for Offshore Wind Project in North Sea

27 Jun 2019 10:00 | Zurich, Switzerland - ABB has won an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply its Windstar transformers for installation in wind turbines in the North Sea. Under the project, 100 transformers manufactured in ABB’s transformer factory in Vaasa, Finland, will be supplied for Moray Offshore Renewable Power’s Moray East offshore wind project, located 22 kilometers off the coast of Scotland. read more...