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Trina Solar to supply 70 MW modules to solar project in Chile

Changzhou, China - Trina Solar announced it has agreed to supply 70MW high efficiency modules to a large-scale solar power project in Chile.

Climate change: Carbon Dioxide concentration surges

Geneva, Switzerland – The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide.

Gamesa completes a € 236 million capital increase

Zamudio, Spain - Gamesa has successfully completed a €236.10 million share placement through an accelerated bookbuilding process.

Company profile Nordex enters the Lithuanian wind power market

Hamburg - Nordex has received its first contract from Lithuania.

Northland Power acquires majority equity stake in North Sea offshore wind farms from RWE Innogy

Toronto / Essen - Northland Power Inc., Toronto, and RWE Innogy GmbH, Essen, have signed an agreement for Northland to acquire an 85% equity stake in three offshore wind projects, consisting of Nordsee One, a 332 megawatt (MW) project currently in advanced development, as well as Nordsee Two and Nordsee Three, which are in early stages of development.

Siemens receives grid connection order for british offshore wind farm

Erlangen, Germany - Siemens has received an order for the turnkey delivery of the grid connection for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm.

Tesla: Nevada selected as official site for Battery Gigafactory

Carson City, USA – Governor Brian Sandoval and Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors, announced that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory.

Vestas receives orders for wind energy projects in Poland

Malmö - Vestas has received two orders for wind power projects in Poland so far this week.

Study: Solar energy can create up to 145 GW of capacity in India over next 10 years

Delhi & Bangalore, India - A joint report on “How should India drive its solar transformation? Beehives or Elephants” was released by Bridge To India, a leading consulting services and knowledge provider in the Indian cleantech market and Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar player.

E.ON believes in power-to-gas

Duesseldorf - E.ON’s power-to-gas (P2G) pilot unit in Falkenhagen in eastern Germany has delivered a positive performance in its first year of operation, injecting more than two million kilowatt-hours of hydrogen into the gas transmission system.

Randall MacEwen appointed President & CEO of Ballard Power Systems

Vancouver, Canada - The Board of Directors of Ballard Power Systems announced the appointment of Mr. Randall MacEwen as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 6, 2014.

Shunfeng Group takes over operative business and assets of S.A.G. Solarstrom AG

Freiburg, Germany - S.A.G. Solarstrom AG (under insolvency proceedings) concluded a contract for the acquisition of operative business operations of the S.A.G. Group, including all assets, with SF Suntech Deutschland GmbH, a subsidiary of Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd. (SF-PV).

Vestas receives 30 MW order in Finland

Malmø, Sweden - Vestas customer reconcept GmbH from Germany places a 30 MW order for nine V126-3.3 MW turbines, featuring Vestas’ Large Diameter Steel Towers (LDST) that allow for taller hub heights and therefore greater annual energy production at low wind speeds.

Hawaii targets more than 65 percent renewable energy by 2030

Honolulu - The Hawaiian Electric Companies today proposed plans for Hawaii’s energy future that will lower electric bills and give customers more service options, nearly triple the amount of distributed solar while achieving the highest level of renewable energy in the nation by 2030.

GE reaches wind energy milestones in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro - GE announced it has achieved a total installed capacity of 1 gigawatt (GW) of wind energy in Brazil.

Siemens 's first gas-insulated switchgear for direct current transmission reduces costs of offshore windpower

Erlangen, Germany - Siemens presented the first compact gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for high-voltage direct current applications.

Schott Solar CSP stops receiver production in Bavaria

Mainz, Germany - Schott Solar CSP GmbH will be reorganizing its production setup for solar receivers.

Governor Cuomo launches program to transform New York’s solar market into self-sustaining industry

Albany, USA - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state’s multiple solar programs are transitioning to the single, statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program.

Jinko Power signs project investment agreement for 100 MW PV in Jiangxi Province

Shanghai - Jinkosolar Holding Co., Ltd. announced that Jinkosolar Power Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company, has signed project investment agreements with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop totally 100 MW PV projects.

Grid Expansion: ABB develops record cable system

Zurich, Switzerland - ABB, one of the leading power and automation technology groups, has successfully developed and tested a 525 kilovolt (kV) extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system to make renewable energy installations more efficient and cost-effective.

Suntech Power Holdings provides update with respect to restructuring in Europe

George Town, Cayman Islands - Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. announced that the Schaffhausen Cantonal Court's order of July 16, 2014, approving the Dividend Agreement to resolve the creditor claims of Suntech Power International Ltd. ("SPI") became effective as of August 8, 2014.

South Africa, Ethiopia and Kenya lead renewables spurt in Africa

London, UK / New York, USA – Sub-Saharan Africa is emerging as one of the most exciting new markets for renewable energy technologies such as onshore wind, small-scale and utility-scale solar and geothermal power, according to research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Its latest analysis suggests that 1,800 Megawatt (MW) of renewable power capacity, excluding large hydro-electric projects, will be commissioned in the region in 2014. That is still small by world standards, but it is more than the amount that came online in the entire 2000-13 period.

Siemens receives order for 67 wind turbines for Dudgeon offshore wind power plant

Munich, Germany - Siemens Energy has received an order from the Norwegian energy utilities Statoil and Statkraft for the “Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm” in the UK. Siemens will manufacture, deliver, install and commission 67 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines rated at 6 megawatts (MW) each and equipped with a 154-meter rotor. Installation will start in early 2017.

Company profile Record: In 2013 global CO2 emissions exceed 35 billion tonnes for the first time

Muenster, Germany – In 2013 global CO2 emissions hit a new record level again, which means, that the growth trend continues undamped. A trend reversal is not in sight.

Company profile 300,000 Bloomberg subscribers can follow RENIXX World

Münster, Germany - The world's largest providers of financial information are Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg. Together, they have a market share of 60 percent. Now, the global RENIXX World Industrial Index published by IWR, a renewable energy institute, can be called up via both Reuters and Bloomberg terminals. Not only the RENIXX, but also renewables as an asset class are enjoying increasing popularity throughout the world.

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