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Vestas has received an order for 310 MW wind power project in Kenya

Aarhus, Denmark - Vestas has received an order for 365 V52-850 kW turbines for the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya.

Company profile Alstom inaugurating France’s first offshore wind turbine production plants

Levallois-Perret, France - In Saint-Nazaire, Alstom inaugurated France’s first offshore wind turbine production plants.

United States installs 1,354 MW of solar in Q3 2014

Boston / Washington D.C. – Continuing its strong growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in Q3 2014, up 41 percent over the same period last year.

Green Climate Fund exceeds $10 Billion

Lima, Peru – The Governments of Australia and Belgium joined other nations in pledging to the Green Climate Fund, committing AU$ 200 million (Australia) and EUR 51.7 million (Belgium) to the Fund, respectively.

Biofuels: Renewable Energy Group takes over Petrotec AG

Ames, USA - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. and IC Green Energy Ltd. (“ICG”) announced that REG, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, will acquire ICG’s majority equity ownership position in German biodiesel producer Petrotec AG.

Company profile PNE Wind AG makes claims regarding acquisition of WKN AG and seeks to dismiss board member

Cuxhaven - PNE Wind AG’s Board of Directors received the Supervisory Board’s approval to make claims for damages under a purchase contract against Volker Friedrichsen Beteiligungs-GmbH in connection with the WKN AG shareholding acquired in 2013.

Q Cells and Hanwha Solarone announce merger and to create largest manufacturer of solar cells

Shanghai / Thalheim, Germany - Hanwha Solarone Co., Ltd. (“SolarOne”), Hanwha Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (“HSH”) and Hanwha Q Cells Investment Co., Ltd. (“Q Cells”) announced a definitive share purchase agreement to create a new global leader in solar power.

Senvion erects prototype of new offshore-turbine

Hamburg - Senvion SE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suzlon, erected the prototype of the Senvion 6.2M152 with the largest rotor diameter in the product range.

Company profile Nordex secures further order for wind project in Turkey

Hamburg - Nordex delivers another 15 wind turbines for a wind power project in Turkey. Last week the German manufacturer already received an order about nine turbines for the same market.

Ormat to expand Olkaria III geothermal complex in Kenya

Reno, USA - Ormat Technologies, Inc. announced its subsidiary has signed an amended and restated Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) with Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited (KPLC), paving the way for the expansion of the Olkaria complex.

Company profile Yingli: Chief Strategy Officer resings

Baoding, China - Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited announced that Mr. Zongwei Li has resigned from his position as executive director on the Company's board of directors.

First electricity from Dantysk

Hamburg/Munich - Dantysk supplied electricity to the German power grid for the first time.

Hanwha Solarone to build 230 MW module factory in South Korea

Santa Clara, USA - Solar module manufacturer Hanwha Solarone will build a new solar photovoltaic (PV) module factory in Eumseong, Chungbuk, South Korea.

Senvion wins 172 megawatts order

Hamburg/Porto - Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, has concluded a turnkey contract with Âncora Wind – Energia Eólica, S.A. for the delivery and installation of 84 wind turbines with a total rated power of 171.6 megawatts (MW) for five wind farms in Portugal.

Company profile Nordex receives order from Turkey

Hamburg - Nordex has been awarded a further contract in Turkey.

SMA Solar Technology lowers sales and earnings forecast

Niestetal, Germany - The Managing Board of SMA Solar Technology AG has adjusted its sales and earnings forecast for 2014.

E.ON to split company

Duesseldorf - E.ON will focus on renewables, distribution networks, and customer solutions and combine its conventional generation, global energy trading, and exploration and production businesses in a new, independent company, a majority of which will be spun off to E.ON SE shareholders.

Company profile Nordex awarded IEC Type Certificates for the N100/3300 and N117/3000 turbines

Hamburg - In summer 2013, the first Nordex N117/3000 and N100/3300 Generation Delta turbines were connected to the grid at the Janneby wind farm in Northern Germany.

UN climate conference in Lima: Governments urged to release full potential of CDM for strong climate action

Lima, Peru – Governments already have a powerful tool in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) that they can now use to boost and broaden international cooperation to deal with climate change.

Siemens publishes energy payback time of its wind turbines

Hamburg - Siemens Wind Power and Renewables has published four new Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) brochures, each representing one of the company’s four product platforms, covering both geared and direct drive wind turbines for offshore and onshore projects.

Company profile Nordex delivering turbines for a 29 MW wind farm in Italy

Hamburg - Nordex has now received the contract for the “Melfi I” project, entailing the delivery and installation of a total of ten multi-megawatt turbines together with a premium service contract covering a minimum period of 15 years.

Company profile WSB sells 29 megawatt wind park in Italy

Dresden - The Dresden based WSB Group has sold Melfi I, a wind park in Italy currently under construction.

Company profile Belectric inaugurates energy storage facility at Alt Daber solar power plant

Berlin / Kolitzheim - Belectric GmbH connected its state-of-the-art, cost-effective battery storage system, the Energy Buffer Unit, at the solar power plant Alt Daber in Brandenburg.

Gamesa to build a 50-MW-wind-farm in Portugal

Madrid - Gamesa has signed an agreement with wind farm developer and operator Exus Management Partners for the turnkey construction of a 50 MW facility in Portugal.

Solar energy in Germany: abakus solar AG focusses on large scale projects

Gelsenkirchen, Germany - abakus solar AG plans to install solar power projects in Germany in 2015 again.

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