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Next2Sun GmbH

Next2Sun concept empowers agricultural farms in Ireland by solar power

20 Nov 2019 | Freiburg (renewablepress) - Two agro-photovoltaic open space plants with the Next2Sun concept have been constructed and put into operation in Waterford, Ireland. The PV-plants have an energy output of 25 and 27 kW peak and each are expected to produce 30 MWh per annum, covering the electrical power needs for two dairy farms. The company Sunstream Energy Ltd was responsible for both projects and in total 138 bifacial modules were installed. In total the main goals of the projects are: self-consumption, achieve about 35-40% savings on utility bills and a considerable reduction of carbon emissions. The Next2Sun concept The main idea behind the plant concept is the vertical installation... read more...

 
Deutsche Pfandverwertung

Announcement of the public auction on 29.11.19 of three Winergy gearboxes for wind turbines

15 Nov 2019 | Dietramszell (renewablepress) - On Friday, 29 November 2019 at 13:00 (CET) in the conference room "Goltstein" of the Hotel Meliá in Inselstraße 2, 40479 Düsseldorf, the sale of three Winergy gearboxes for Senvion wind turbines by way of public auction in accordance with § 647 BGB (lien of the works contractor) will be effected in the name of and on behalf of the entitled parties by the publicly appointed, sworn auctioneer Mr F. Eberhard Ostermayer on Friday, 29 November 2019 at 13:00 (CET). The auction items are used wind gearboxes, completely refurbished, repaired and tested under full load in the Flender factory (Flender GmbH) as follows: - A Winergy gear unit type PZFB3680,2 with s... read more...

 
Siemens AG

Siemens and juwi enter strategic partnership for microgrids in the mining industry

14 Nov 2019 | • New trend to supply renewable energy for mines as secure and cost-efficient alternative to fossil fuels • Siemens’ proven microgrid controller serves as technical basis for juwi´s Hybrid IQ microgrid solutions • Two projects in Australia successfully delivered, paving way for partners to roll-out solution in other countries Zug (renewablepress) - Siemens and the renewable energy developer juwi have joined forces to enter into a strategic technology partnership to focus on microgrids in the mining industry. A corresponding agreement was signed today. The two companies aim to roll-out and continually develop the advanced microgrid control system that enables the seamless... read more...

 
WindGuard Certification GmbH

WindGuard Certification develops FRT-Container for Korean grid

13 Nov 2019 | Memorandum of Understanding to develop a 12 MVA FRT-Container with manufacturer Plaspo Varel (renewablepress) - Last week, WindGuard Certification GmbH signed a MoU with South Korean power converter manufacturer Plaspo. Both companies will work together on the development and construction of a measurement container for Fault-ride-through (FRT) tests. The MoU signifies the start of a comprehensive campaign by the South Korean government to optimize its grid infrastructure and expand their use of renewable energies. The campaign includes the enforcement of more rigid grid codes and the implementation of obligatory measurements and certification. WindGuard Certification and Plaspo will su... read more...

 
Nordex SE

The Nordex Group continues its successful sales in Turkey with new orders totalling 248 MW

13 Nov 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - Since entering the Turkish market in 2007, the Nordex Group has installed more than 2.03 GW of wind capacity there, representing a market share of almost 27 per cent. Now the company has again received orders from this country on the Bosporus: for its long-standing customer Boydak Enerji, the Nordex Group will supply 21 N149/4.0-4.5 turbines with a rated capacity of 4.8 MW each for the "Ömerli" wind farm. On top of this, Boydak Enerji has ordered an additional 22 N117/3675 turbines for the "Sibel" project. Both orders include Premium Service for the machines for a period of 10 years. The future 110.8 MW "Ömerli" wind farm will be built near Istanbul. The Nord... read more...

 
Capcora GmbH

Capcora strengthens financing practice with Bernd Kiermeier

06 Nov 2019 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - The consulting firm Capcora, specialized on real assets, strengthen its team with another financing specialist from the infrastructure and real estate sector. Since beginning of November 2019, Bernd Kiermeier is supporting Capcora's energy and infrastructure division as Senior Advisor as part of a cooperation agreement. Bernd Kiermeier began his career at HypoVereinsbank in Munich, a member of the UniCredit Group, where he served for many years as a corporate customer advisor and financing specialist. As department head he was responsible for a credit portfolio of more than EUR 1 billion. Thereafter, he moved into the private sector and worked for more... read more...

 
Nordex SE

The Nordex Group manufactures its 1000th concrete tower for its own wind turbines

05 Nov 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - Around 15 – 20 per cent of the total cost of wind turbines are accounted for by the tower and the related logistics costs for transport to the wind farm. For the Nordex Group, keeping these costs low is a further lever for reducing project costs for their customers. This is a major advantage, particularly in those markets where an auction system is used. For this reason, the Nordex Group uses concrete towers in addition to tubular steel and hybrid towers for parts of its product portfolio. What makes them special is that the manufacture of concrete tower segments is based on a mobile concept and is always located close to the wind farm, resulting in corresponding... read more...

 
Deutsche Windtechnik AG

Deutsche Windtechnik and Rabbalshede Kraft sign full service contract for Enercon turbines

23 Oct 2019 | Varberg, Sverige (renewablepress) - The Swedish unit of Deutsche Windtechnik, which is Europe's largest independent service provider for wind turbines, and the Swedish project developer for renewable energy Rabbalshede Kraft have signed a full service contract for the wind farm Dingelskogen Vind AB. The agreement covers 14 Enercon E82 turbines and has a term of 14 years. Service will begin on 6 November 2019. "Deutsche Windtechnik is an independent service provider with experience in numerous different brands that has a good sense for the market price for different services. In addition to the price, quality was the most important factor for our choice of service provider, and due to Deut... read more...

 
wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG

wpd windmanager Market Leader in Croatia

16 Oct 2019 | Bremen based company takes over operational management of wind farm Jasenice from KELAG Bremen (renewablepress) - The Croatian wind farm portfolio of wpd windmanager is growing. With the wind farm Jasenice, located around 40 kilometers northeast of Zadar, the Bremen based company with its location in Dubrovnik assumes the operational management of five Enercon E-70 turbines and a total capacity of 11.5 MW. As of 1 July, 2019, wpd windmanager is responsible for the technical management as well as for the administrative coordination and the reporting obligations for the wind farm of Austrian energy supplier KELAG. “For our newly erected wind farm Jasenice we were looking for an operatio... read more...

 
Notus energy Plan GmbH & Co. KG

"NOTUS is open to partnerships with communities and other businesses"

16 Oct 2019 | NOTUS energy will present its new partnership offensive in France at the National Wind Energy Symposium 2019 on 16 and 17 October in Paris. The country is an important market for NOTUS: in recent years, the project pipeline in France has grown to almost 700 megawatts of wind power. Paris (renewablepress) - "We are optimistic about the French wind energy market," explains Heinrich Lieser, President NOTUS énergie France in Paris. With an installed capacity of 523 megawatts (MW) in the first half of 2019, France led the statistics for the installation of wind power in Europe for the first time. "France is currently leading the way in wind energy in Europe. And we believe that the govern... read more...