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EU to impose definitive anti-dumping duties on biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia

Brussels, Belgium - As of 27 November 2013 the EU will impose definitive anti-dumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia.

90 MW pipeline in UK: Conergy set to construct first batch of solar farms

Hamburg / Milton Keynes, UK – Conergy has announced it will build five solar farms totaling 40 megawatts (MW) for Primrose Solar, which is backed by financial investors York Capital Management and Pioneer Point Partners LLP in the United Kingdom.

Company profile Nearly 800 megawatts: GE wins wind turbine orders in Colorado and Brazil

Schenectady, USA - GE won 545 megawatts (MW) of orders for wind turbines in Brazil's A-3 auction and will supply Golden West Power Partners LLC with 147 GE 1.7-100 brilliant wind turbines for the Golden West Wind Farm in El Paso County.

Offshore industry calls for reliable political framework

Frankfurt / Brussels - The offshore wind energy sector needs up to EUR123 billion in investment between now and 2020 if it is to meet its target of 40 GW of installed capacity, and the financial community is able to invest this amount, new research shows.

SMA delivers inverters and takes over operation & maintenance services of biggest PV power plant in Canada

Niestetal, Germany / Toronto, Canada – The Canadian company of SMA Solar Technology AG, SMA Canada, will deliver central inverters for Canada's largest PV power plant.

Vestas to invest in the Taranto blades factory

Aarhus, Denmark - Vestas commits to investing EUR 10 million to launch V112-3.0 MW blade production at its Taranto, Italy, blades factory and to offering employment opportunities for a number of nacelles plant employee.

Trina and Jinko on the upswing – Release of third quarter financial results

Changzhou & Shanghai / China – Trina Solar and Jinko Solar, two global players in photovoltaic business, announced their financial results for third quarter 2013 this week. The figures indicate a significant upswing.

Company profile Siemens snags multi-billion dollar order: Dong purchases 97 x 6 MW turbines for offshore wind farms

Hamburg - Siemens has received a further order for two German offshore wind power plants: The Company will supply 97 wind turbines, each with a rating of six megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 154 meters, to the Danish energy provider Dong Energy.

Yingli Green reaches 1 MW Milestone in Jordan

Baoding, China – The Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer Yingli Green Energy has announced that it has shipped more than 1MW of PV modules to Kingdom of Jordan ("Jordan") accumulatively, which marks a milestone of Yingli Green Energy in the Middle East market development and represents a market share of approximately 20% of Jordan in 2013.

E.ON sells 80 percent share of Danish offshore wind farm

Duesseldorf - E.ON agreed today to sell an 80 percent stake in its 207 megawatt Rödsand II offshore wind farm to the Danish energy company SEAS-NVE. The transaction values the wind farm at 470 million Euro on a 100 percent enterprise basis.

RWE to cut jobs and expects earnings to fall in 2014

Essen, Germany – German utility RWE has announced, that it plans to cut 6.750 jobs by 2016 and expects to achieve less earnings in 2014.

IEA Energy Outlook 2013: Light tight oil does not diminish the importance of Middle East supply

London - Technology and high prices are opening up new oil resources, but this does not mean the world is on the verge of an era of oil abundance, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2013 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO-2013).

Canadian Solar increases revenues and turns profits once again

Guelph, Canada - Canadian Solar Inc. announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.

Ja Solar to furnish 70 MW of modules for rooftop projects in China

Shanghai, China – The Chinese solar manufacturer JA Solar has announced that it has signed two agreements to supply a total of 70 MW of high-efficiency polycrystalline solar modules to Shanghai CSET Co., Ltd., a photovoltaic ("PV") system integrator focused on the planning, design and operation of solar PV stations, for two commercial rooftop projects in China.

BASF to present new developments in NiMH batteries for grid energy storage applications

Ludwigshafen, Germany - Michael Zelinsky, Market and Business Development Manager, BASF Battery Materials, will discuss the latest improvements in Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery technology for grid energy storage applications at the 8th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition (IRES 2013) in Berlin.

Company profile Siemens extends onshore wind farm with offshore turbine

Hamburg - New additions are coming to the community-owned Norderhof wind farm in the town of Galmsbüll in the North Frisia region on the German North Sea coast.

REC Silicon to cut workforce at all locations

Moses Lake, USA - REC Silicon ASA has announced that it must take additional cost-cutting measures that include a workforce reduction affecting approximately 60 positions across all locations.

525 MW: Gamesa lands contracts to supply wind turbines in Europe, America and Africa

Madrid - The Spanish wind energy company Gamesa has signed three contracts to supply wind turbines with a total capacity of 525 megawatts (MW).

Greenhouse gas concentrations in atmosphere reach new record

Geneva, Switzerland - The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2012, continuing an upward and accelerating trend which is driving climate change and will shape the future of our planet for hundreds and thousands of years.

EU Commission releases guidance for state intervention in electricity

Brussels, Belgium - The EU internal energy market is essential both to ensure secure energy at affordable prices and to fight climate change. In some very specific cases public intervention might be necessary to attain public policy objectives - but needs be balanced, taking into account the costs and the distortions it can create in the market.

Vestas improves EBIT-margin while revenues decrease

Aarhus, Denmark - Vestas upgrades the 2013 outlook on EBIT margin before special items from minimum 1 per cent to minimum 2 per cent and free cash flow is upgraded from minimum EUR 200m to EUR 500-700m.

Ormat boosts profits as revenues remain constant – Bronicki retires as CEO

Reno, USA - Ormat Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter of 2013.

Trina Solar raises Q3 2013 guidance

Changzhou, China - Trina Solar announced updates to its previous guidance made for the quarter ended September 30, 2013.

Vattenfall enlarges offshore wind farm Kent Flats

London - The Swedish energy company has given the green light to a 15 turbine offshore wind farm off the Kent coast.

Sunpower acquires solar panel cleaner Greenbotics

San Jose, USA - Sunpower Corp. announced that it has acquired Greenbotics, Inc., a Davis, California-based company that offers products and services for large-scale solar power plants.

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