Renewable-Energy-Industry.com

Business World of Renewable Energy

IWR Reuters News Center RTL 103 0347 1280 256

Latest International News

Scatec Solar Increases its Ownership in Three Operating Plants in South Africa

13 Sep 2018 09:56 | Oslo, Norway - Scatec Solar announced, that the company increases its ownership share in Kalkbult, Linde and Dreunberg in South Africa from 39 percent to 45 percent. Scatec Solar and Stanlib Private Equity Infrastructure Fund 1, both existing shareholders, are purchasing all of Norfund's 21 percent shares in the solar plant Kalkbult, and KLP Norfund's 16 percent shares in Linde and Dreunberg. read more...


Ballard Signs Agreement to Divest Non-Core Power Manager Business

10 Sep 2018 17:18 | Vancouver, Canada and Southborough, USA – Ballard Power Systems announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest certain non-core assets of its subsidiary, Protonex, related to the Power Manager business to Revision Military Ltd., a private U.S.-based company, for up to $16.0 million in cash. read more...


Vattenfall Inaugurates Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

10 Sep 2018 17:13 | London, UK - On Friday last week (7 September 2018) the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, with the world's largest turbine capacity, was inaugurated in the presence of Vattenfall`s CEO Magnus Hall and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland. read more...


Ballard Signs Historic Strategic Collaboration With Weichai Power, Advancing China Strategy

30 Aug 2018 08:50 | Vancouver, Canada and Jinan/Weifang, China – Ballard Power Systems announced at a public event in Jinan, Shandong Province, China that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Weichai Power Co., Ltd. read more...


Moray East Signs Conditional Agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

27 Aug 2018 11:11 | Edinburgh, Scotland - Following the announcement in October 2017 of the selection of MHI Vestas as preferred turbine supplier for the Moray East offshore wind project, Moray East has signed a conditional agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the supply and installation of 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine generators. read more...


Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) opens office in Taiwan

13 Aug 2018 13:49 | London (UK) - Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC), a company wholly owned by Aqualis ASA, has established a new office in Taiwan to support the fast growing Taiwanese offshore wind sector. read more...


Senvion signs 205 MW project in Chile

06 Aug 2018 14:21 | Hamburg, Germany - Senvion has signed a conditional contract with GPG and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables for the supply of turbines with a total capacity of 204.7 MW. read more...


Scatec 2nd Quarter Results - Tamping Up Construction and Increasing Backlog and Pipeline

27 Jul 2018 17:13 | Oslo, Norway - Scatec Solar ASA reported second quarter proportionate revenues of NOK 1,299 million (EUR 136.2 mn) (NOK 167 mn in second quarter 2017), and EBITDA reached NOK 266 mn (EUR 27.9 mn) (100). read more...


Vestas Partners with Leading Gearbox Manufacturer ZF

27 Jul 2018 17:04 | Randers, Denmark - As part of Vestas’ Service strategy to optimise the performance of wind energy assets, the wind turbine manufacturer is expanding its partnership with leading gearbox provider ZF to offer global service solutions for customers’ gearboxes. read more...


Belectric Commissions Three Storage Systems Based on Thousands of Automotive Batteries

19 Jul 2018 10:45 | Kolitzheim, Dresden (Germany), Slough (UK) – Belectric, the global PV and battery storage specialist, has recently commissioned three new large scale battery storage facilities based on first and second life automotive battery modules from different manufacturers. read more...


Ballard-Powered El Dorado Fuel Cell Electric Buses Ready to Deliver Zero-Emission Transit

19 Jul 2018 10:34 | Vancouver, Canada and Altoona, USA - Ballard Power Systems announced that El Dorado National fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs), powered by Ballard FCveloCity-HD modules, have successfully completed rigorous testing at The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center under a program established by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). read more...


REC Silicon Publishes 2nd 2018 results: Revenues Down 15 Percent, EBITDA Turns Red

19 Jul 2018 10:26 | Fornebu, Norway - REC Silicon ASA reported second quarter 2018 revenues of USD 58.9 million, down from USD 69.6 million in the previous quarter. The corresponding EBITDA during the second quarter was a loss of USD 9.6 million compared to a positive USD 14.6 million in the previous quarter. Polysilicon sales volume for the quarter was 2,077 MT, a 28.5 percent decrease from the first quarter, while inventory increased by 401 MT. read more...


LM Wind Power Acquires WMC Wind Turbine Blade Test Center in Wieringerwerf

18 Jul 2018 15:52 | Kolding, Denmark - LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Business, announced the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands. The transaction is expected to close within a few weeks' time subject to certain pre-completion conditions. read more...


Ørsted orders 165 Siemens Gamesa Turbines for Hornsea Two Wind Power Plant

12 Jul 2018 17:17 | Zamudio, Spain - With the official signing of the wind turbine order with Siemens Gamesa the developer and operator Ørsted has kicked off the largest offshore wind project to date. Once commissioned in early 2022 Hornsea Two will provide clean energy for approximately 1.3 million British households. read more...


Siemens Gamesa to Install Two Large Onshore Wind Farm Projects in South Africa

12 Jul 2018 16:39 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply two wind farms in South Africa including 109 units of onshore wind turbines. The SWT-2.3-108 turbine will each feature a rated capacity of 2.3 MW and a 108 meters diameter rotor. read more...