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Vestas Remains the No. 1 Wind Energy Manufacturer in 2019

19 Feb 2020 14:32 | London, UK / New York, USA - Developers commissioned almost 61 GW of wind turbines globally in 2019, compared with 50 GW in the previous year. Most of these were on land (88 percent) but the share of turbines installed offshore is growing, up four percentage points to 12 percent. read more...


Plug Power Starts Market Launch of New Heavy-Duty Hydrogen Engine

19 Feb 2020 14:18 | Latham, USA / Münster, Germany - Technologies for green hydrogen and fuel cells are considered tob e an important component of the global energy turnaround despite the current higher cost level. The share price of fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power, which has started the market launch of a new hydrogen engine, is also benefiting from this. read more...


Juwi Sells The Company's Largest PV Project in Greece

18 Feb 2020 18:08 | Athens, Greece / Wörrstadt - Juwi, a German renewable energy project developer, today (17.02.2020) signed a purchase agreement for a photovoltaic portfolio in the Kozani region via its Greek subsidiary with the Hellenic Petroleum Group. read more...


ABB Receives Major Order for Power Transformers from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

18 Feb 2020 13:48 | Zurich, Switzerland - ABB’s Power Grids business has been selected by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to deliver its Windstar transformers to the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, located 33 kilometers off the east coast of England. read more...


WPD Successful with Wind Energy PPAs in Northern Europe

13 Feb 2020 08:40 | Bremen, Germany - In the course of the cost degression of renewable energy projects worldwide, long-term power supply contracts are developing into a successful model for the marketing of regeneratively generated electricity. read more...


Offshore Wind Market in Europe Reached New Record Level in 2019 - Expansion Targets Nevertheless Cannot be Achieved

11 Feb 2020 10:02 | Brussels, Belgium - Europe installed 3,600 megawatts (MW) (3.6 gigawatts - GW) of new offshore wind capacity in 2019. This is a new record in annual installations. 10 new offshore wind farms came online across 5 countries. read more...


Tender: Eneco Wins Contract for Wind Farm in Port of Rotterdam

11 Feb 2020 09:01 | Rotterdam, The Netherlands - Dutch utility Eneco has won the tender for the onshore wind farm Maasvlakte 2 in the Netherlands. Maasvlakte 2 is located on the sea wall of the Maasvlakte 2 industrial and port area, a new landfill extension of the port of Rotterdam, which was commissioned in May 2013. read more...


Wind Energy Expansion: Bachmann strengthens Retrofit Capabilities with New Team

11 Feb 2020 08:50 | Rendsburg, Germany - Bachmann electronic GmbH from Feldkirch in Austria is further expanding its expertise in wind automation solutions. read more...


Operational Management Portfolio: WPD Windmanager Is Responsible For Further Wind Farm in Poland

07 Feb 2020 08:59 | Bremen, Germany - The Bremen-based WPD Windmanager GmbH & Co. KG and Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG) are expanding their cooperation in Poland. In future, WPD Windmanager will be responsible for the commercial management of the Zajaczkowo wind farm in West Pomerania with 24 Vestas V80 wind turbines and a total output of 48 megawatts (MW). read more...


Starting Signal for the Expansion of Offshore Wind Energy in Japan

06 Feb 2020 09:56 | Tokyo, Japan - Marubeni Corporation announced that, through a special purpose company called Akita Offshore Wind Corporation, it has decided to implement the construction, operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture. read more...


CEE Group's Onshore Wind Energy Portfolio Rises to Almost 500 MW

31 Jan 2020 17:22 | Hamburg, Germany - The asset manager CEE Group, specialized in regenerative investments, has acquired the Swedish wind farm Zinkgruvan, tha has recently entered into a 10-year offtake agreement with a large international utility. For the company, the transaction is an important step in its international growth strategy. read more...


Project Developer Green Genius Secures Growth Financing

31 Jan 2020 14:21 | Frankfurt am Main, Germany - As part of the financing of the expansion in Europe, Capcora GmbH supported the renewable energy project developer Green Genius. Green Genius, a renewable energy company part of Modus Group, has signed a EUR 30 million loan with Eiffel Energy Transition fund. read more...


Juwi Lands Major PV Order with Colorado Energy Supplier

31 Jan 2020 13:08 | Boulder, USA / Wörrstadt, Germany - The renewable energy project developer Juwi has concluded an electricity supply contract for four solar parks in the USA with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a consortium of regional energy supply companies. read more...


RWE Puts Wind Farm in Italy Into Full Operation

28 Jan 2020 15:02 | Essen, Germany - RWE continues to expand its renewables business in Europe: the company has put the Morcone onshore wind farm near Naples (Italy) into full operation. read more...


Commercial Vehicles with Ballard Power Fuel Cells Achieve More Than 30 Million Kilometres

28 Jan 2020 11:31 | Vancouver, Canada - The fuel cell company Ballard Power Systems announced that the Company’s proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell technology and products have now successfully powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles – or FCEVs – in commercial Heavy- and Medium-Duty Motive applications for a total of more than 30 million kilometers (18.5 million miles) on roads around the globe. read more...