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Gamesa signs agreements for the supply of 290 MW

Madrid - Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy industry, has signed two firm orders to supply 290 MW in North America: 100 MW in Mexico and 190 MW in the United States.

Status quo offshore wind: 4.900 MW under construction in Europe

Brussels – 16 commercial offshore wind farms are under construction totalling 4.9 GW of power capacity in Europe.

SMA commissions its large-scale PV power plant to test new system solutions

Niestetal, Germany - After just three months of construction, SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) put into operation a ground-based PV power plant with a peak power of 3.2 MW in the Sandershäuser Berg industrial park in Niestetal, near Kassel, Germany.

Statoil and Statkraft to build Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

Oslo - Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017.

Companies including Mars, Sprint, Walmart, GM and Facebook urge energy suppliers to offer more renewable energy products

Washington, DC - Seeking to increase availability of cost-competitive renewable energy to run their businesses, 12 leading companies signed the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles to better communicate their purchasing needs and expectations to the marketplace.

Solarworld reaches agreement with another important supplier

Bonn, Germany - After successful negotiations with another important supplier of raw materials, Solarworld AG has been able to place its long-term business relationship with this partner on a new contractual basis, strengthening the Group’s silicon supply security under competitive conditions.

Braderup energy storage facility comes on stream

Stuttgart & Braderup, Germany – Because wind is by nature intermittent, integrating wind power into power supplies is a challenge.

Envitec Biogas starts of construction of a new biogas plant in Great Britain

Lohne, Germany – The biogas market in Great Britain is booming: The British government is promoting the expansion of regenerative energy sources with a Feed In Tariff for renewable electricity - “FIT” and a Renewable Heat Incentive – “RHI" for ‘green gas’ / biomethane injection into the gas grid.

EU: Almunia announces final agreement regarding the new German renewable energy act (EEG 2014)

Brussels - As Vice President Joaquín Almunia said, a final agreement regarding the new German renewable energy act (EEG 2014) has been reached.

Trina Solar announced supply of 200MW PV modules to Zonergy

Changzhou, China - Trina Solar Limited announced it will supply 200MW of modules to Zonergy Company Limited ("Zonergy")'s downstream projects in China, marking its largest single module supply agreement to date in 2014.

Siemens hits 10,000-MW installed wind capacity milestone in the Americas

Hamburg - Siemens Energy has reached the significant milestone of ten gigawatts (GW; 1 GW = 1,000 MW) of installed wind power capacity in the Americas.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind installs V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbine at Velling Mærsk project

Aarhus, Denmark - Skovgaard Invest ApS, Energicenter Nord and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW) have reached a conditional agreement for the purchase of four V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbines for the Velling Mærsk project in Western Denmark.

Company profile Areva and Gamesa to create a global leader in the offshore wind segment

Madrid / Paris – Gamesa and Areva signed binding agreements for the creation of a joint venture in the promising offshore wind energy industry, culminating the exclusive talks initiated last January.

Siemens enters wind market in Belgium

Hamburg - Siemens Energy has secured its first wind power contract in Belgium with an order for the first phase of the Wind aan de Stroom project on the left bank of the Schelde River in Antwerp harbor.

Elringklinger AG acquires majority interest in fuel cell specialist

Dettingen an der Ems & Neubrandenburg, Germany - Elringklinger AG has acquired from the consortium of existing owners a 75% interest in New Enerday GmbH, based in Neubrandenburg, Germany.

Sunedison closes US$ 190 million project financing for large solar power plants in Latin America

Belmont, USA - SunEdison, Inc. announced the closing of a US$ 155 million non-recourse debt financing arrangement with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and CorpBanca, a prominent Chilean commercial bank, who also provided a local Chilean Peso VAT facility equivalent to US $35 million.

Vestas: RES Americas places order for 83 V100-2.0 MW turbines

Portland, USA - Vestas has received a 166 MW order for 83 V100-2.0 MW turbines for the 200 MW Pleasant Valley Wind Project in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The initial 34 MWs were announced in connection with signing the master supply agreement (MSA) in September 2013.

Company profile PNE Wind AG receives approval for the UK wind farm project Penbreck

Cuxhaven, Germany – The wind farm project developer, PNE Wind AG has taken a further step in expanding its international activities; PNE Wind UK has received approval from South Lanarkshire Council’s planning committee for the Penbreck wind farm near Muirkirk.

First offshore turbines for Nordsee Ost installed

Hamburg - Senvion SE installed the first offshore turbines for Nordsee Ost. The RWE offshore wind farm is located approximately 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland

Vestas secures 450 MW for two projects in U.S.

Portland, USA - EDF Renewable Energy places order for 75 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the 150 MW Slate Creek Wind Project in Kansas; and for 150 V100-2.0 MW turbines for the 300 MW Roosevelt Wind Project in New Mexico.

Ballard signs fuel cell licensing & engineering services agreement with M-Field in Europe

Vancouver, Canada - Ballard Power Systems announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sub-license of intellectual property (IP) to M-Field Energy Corporation ("M-Field"), a sustainable energy company, for material handling systems to be deployed in Europe.

CG, as part of the FICG consortium, receives order in excess of €150 mio, for the offshore wind project “Gemini”

Mechelen, Belgium - Avantha Group Company CG, along with the other consortium partners Fabricom and Iemants, has been selected by Van Oord, for the offshore wind project “Gemini” in the Netherlands.

140 MW DC: Canadian Solar closes Canada's largest EPC agreement

Guelph, Canada - Canadian Solar Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has entered into an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction ("EPC") agreement with Kingston Solar LP, a solar energy project developed by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. ("Samsung") for the construction of a 140 MW DC (100 MW AC) utility-scale solar energy farm.

Solarwatt takes over parts of Centrosolar

Dresden – The solar power pioneer Solarwatt has secured core areas of the insolvent Centrosolar Group.

SCE seeks up to 290 MW small-scale renewable generation projects

Rosemad, USA - Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched another round of solicitations for small-scale renewable source projects, including solar, wind, geothermal and biomass, with the goal of procuring up to 290 megawatts from smaller-scale renewable projects through a Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM). The submission deadline for this solicitation is Friday.

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