News for September 2010

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German army introduces SFC's portable Jenny fuel cell in soldier energy networks

Munich-based SFC Energy has received a further serial order from the German army, which will be introducing the portable Jenny fuel cell into a new energy network for soldiers. SFC is a market leader for mobile and off-grid power solutions based on its direct methanol fuel cell technology.

Ceres Power demonstrates wall-mounted natural gas CHP solid oxide fuel cell product

Ceres Power has successfully demonstrated its integrated, wall-mounted combined heat and power (CHP) product at its solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) mass manufacturing facility in Horsham, UK.

Siemens builds three solar PV plants in Italy

Siemens Energy will supply three 1 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plants for Viridis Energia, a joint venture between Echidna S.p.A. and La.G.I. S.r.l., in Central Italy.

Hornsea offshore wind farm secures grid connection

The SMart Wind consortium, led by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, has secured grid connection for the first gigawatt of its 4 GW Hornsea offshore wind farm off the Yorkshire coast, UK.

Centrosolar reaches 200 MWp solar module capacity

Centrosolar Sonnenstromfabrik, a subsidiary of Centrosolar Group AG, has increased its manufacturing capacity from 155 MWp to almost 200 MWp.

Offshore wind costs must and will come down

Offshore wind costs in the UK have risen significantly over the last five years, according to the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC), but they could be reduced in the future.

DNV confirms Vestas’ blade failure cause

Vestas says Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has confirmed that the wind turbine blade failure on the V112-3.0 MW on 8 September was due to human error.

Sweden builds wind power technology centre

The Swedish Wind Power Technology Centre (SVTC) has been set up to support the Swedish wind power industry.

Cambridge spin-out simplifies wind turbine voltage control

Amantys Ltd, a cleantech spin-out from the University of Cambridge, has simplified the design of medium voltage power systems using insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) for wind turbines.

Suzlon reaches 5 GW of wind power in India

Suzlon Energy Ltd has reached 5 GW of cumulative wind power installations for over 1500 customers across 40 sites in 8 states in India.

LDK Solar gets RMB60bn from China Development Bank

LDK Solar Co Ltd has entered into a strategic financing agreement with China Development Bank Corporation (CDB) for up to RMB 60 billion (~US$8.9bn) of credit facilities over a five-year period.

Car solar roof recognised by Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan has presented ASOLA Advanced and Automotive Solar Systems GmbH with the ‘2009 World Advanced Mobile Solar Technology Growth Leadership Award’ for its year-by-year growth.

REpower installs 74.8 MW wind farm in Germany

REpower will deliver and install 22 of its 3.4M104, 3.4 MW wind turbines at the 74.8 MW Hohen Luckow wind farm near Rostock, Germany.

Conergy increases solar cell efficiency

Conergy may increase solar cell efficiency up to 0.5 percentage points with its new OneStep Selective Emitter technology.

GE 2.5 MW wind turbines to Germania wind farm

GE will provide three 2.5 MW wind turbines for the expansion of the Groß-Santersleben Süd wind farm in Germany for Germania Windpark.

Husum: Gamesa O&M partner for 21 wind farms in France and Germany

Gamesa has won a €7.4 million operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for 21 wind farms totalling 163 MW from Iberdrola Renovables in France and Germany.

wpd buys Butendiek offshore wind farm

wpd has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH.

REpower sets up subsidiary for German wind energy market

REpower Systems AG has established a subsidiary, REpower Systems GmbH, to serve the core wind power markets in Germany and Austria.

Husum: PNE Wind completes Elze wind farm in Germany

Wind farm developer PNE Wind AG has completed the Elze wind farm in Lower Saxony, Germany, consisting of four Enercon E53 wind energy systems with a nominal power rating totalling 3.2 MW.

SLR Consultancy aids Maltese wind farm

SLR Consulting will provide environmental services for the development of two wind farms in Malta.

Husum: Gamesa launches G9X 2 MW wind turbine platform

Gamesa presented its latest wind turbine platform, the G9X-2.0 MW, at Husum WindEnergy in Germany this week.

Ireland to get its first geothermal electricity plant?

A developer of geothermal energy resources, GT Energy, has lodged a planning application with South Dublin County Council for Ireland’s first geothermal electricity plant.

2010: GWEC looks to 200 GW mark

With close to 40 Gigawatts (GW) of new capacity added this year, the world’s installed wind power capacity is expected to approach 200 GW by the end of this year, predicts the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

Scotland raises renewable electricity target

By 2020, 80% of Scottish electricity consumption to come from renewable sources.

UK wind hits 5 GW mark

The wind energy industry in the UK is today celebrating a milestone of 5GW of installed wind energy capacity.

Vattenfall inaugurates world’s largest offshore wind farm Vattenfall inaugurates world’s largest offshore wind farm

Vattenfall today officially opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the 300 MW Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, off England’s south east coast.

nkt cables delivers offshore wind farm cables for Wales

nkt cables GmbH will manufacture and deliver four 132 kV sea cables for RWE Innogy’s Welsh offshore wind farm Gwynt y Môr.

SOLARWATT doubles solar capacity to 400 MWp

SOLARWATT AG has opened a new solar module production line and a new logistics centre doubling its manufacturing capacity from 200 MWp to 400 MWp.

Husum: Finnish cooperation on wind turbine power train solutions

Wind turbine gear manufacturer, Moventas, and The Switch, a supplier of permanent magnet generators and converters, have developed a new power train solution for wind turbines.

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REC to discontinue module operations at 150 MW ScanModule AB

The plant will continue the production of modules at reduced capacity utilisation until the end of 2010.

Sharp goes downstream: acquires US Recurrent Energy

Recurrent Energy, LLC is a U.S. developer of distributed solar projects, with a 2 GW project pipeline of solar power generation plants located in the U.S. and Canada.

IMS: "Small three-phase inverters stealing the show, but for how long?"

The highest demand for PV inverters in 2010 will come from both the smallest and the largest three-phase inverters, according a recently released report on the market from IMS Research.

ENERTRAG orders 7 Vestas V112-3.0 MW turbines

The turbines will be installed at the Uckermark wind farm, next to ENERTRAG’s head office in Dauerthal.

Scottish 7.5 MW hydropower plant approved

A 7.5 MW hydropower scheme in Kildermorie, Scotland, has been approved by the authorities.

Husum: GE updates 2.5 MW wind turbines

GE has introduced new models designed to increase annual energy production (AEP) to its 2.5 MW wind turbine series.

Kyocera installs solar power at Japanese manufacturing sites Kyocera installs solar power at Japanese manufacturing sites

Kyocera Corporation will install solar power generating systems at 6 Japanese solar manufacturing plants by March 2011, generating a total of 593 kW.

Call for entries: Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy Call for entries: Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy

The organisers of the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy is seeking entries from "inspirational and innovative" local sustainable energy programmes from Asia, Africa and Latin America.

GDF SUEZ and Solar Power Group to develop 5MW CSP project in Chile

The plant will supply superheated steam to the Mejillones 150 MW coal-fired plant in the North of Chile.

Fire protection of Australian wind turbines Fire protection of Australian wind turbines

The 37, 3 MW Vestas wind turbines at Waterloo wind farm in South Australia, have been equipped with automatic fire protection systems.

Smart grid opportunities in Europe

Smart grid opportunities in Europe could be worth almost US$0.5 billion in new annual business opportunities by 2015 driven by the EU energy policy requirements on renewable energy and interconnection of grids.

Brazilian ethanol biofuel: deficit unlikely

Contrary to expectations, the Brazilian ethanol market is unlikely to face a deficit in 2010/11 (as was the case in 2009/10) due to producer stockpiling.

Clipper Windpower is struggling

Clipper Windpower is struggling with falling sales and a shrinking cash holding, and the wind turbine manufacturer is now looking for further investment into the company.

JV develops 64 MW solar PV in Ontario

A joint venture consisting of Q-Cells SE, ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc, and ATS’ Photowatt Ontario, will develop 64 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Ontario, Canada.

Gurit launches blade repair system at Husum WindEnergy 2010 Gurit launches blade repair system at Husum WindEnergy 2010

Composite materials specialist Gurit will be showcasing its products for the wind energy market at the Husum WindEnergy exhibition in Germany this week.

Piracy in the European wind business

Svendborg Brakes A/S, a supplier of braking systems for wind turbines, has won a lawsuit against a competitor over copyright infringement of Svendborg’s brakes.

LDK Solar and NREL cooperate on solar PV R&D

LDK Solar Co Ltd and the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will collaborate and research and development related to silicon materials and solar photovoltaic (PV) devices.

Planning approval for Irish onshore wind farm

Gaelectric, an Irish renewable energy company, has received planning approval for a 11.5 MW wind farm at Cregganconroe, Pomeroy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

SANYO solar PV module reaches 21.1% efficiency SANYO solar PV module reaches 21.1% efficiency

SANYO's newest product in its HIT® N-Series of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules has recorded a cell efficiency of 21.1% with a module output of 235 W.

J. Robert Selman to be awarded 2010 Grove Medal in recognition of pioneering fuel cell work

The prestigious 2010 Grove Medal will be awarded to J. Robert Selman, University Distinguished Research Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, at the forthcoming Fuel Cells Science & Technology Conference, taking place 6–7 October in Zaragoza, Spain.

Owens Corning unveils Ultrablade wind turbine blade fabrics

Owens Corning has unveiled its Ultrablade™ fabrics designed for the manufacture of longer wind turbine rotor blades.

Accelerating algae aviation biofuels

Airbus, British Airways and Cranfield University in the UK are cooperating on aviation biofuels from renewable sources like microalgae.

Seaweed biofuel partnership formed Seaweed biofuel partnership formed

A strategic partnership to develop and produce biofuel from seaweed has been formed between California-based Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) and Norwegian oil giant Statoil.

Prysmian supplies cables for Welsh offshore wind farm

North Wales cable manufacturer Prysmian Cables & Systems Ltd has been contracted by RWE npower renewables to supply and install a 132 kV cable for Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm in Wales.

BEAMA welcomes UK heat pump field trials

The British Elctrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers Association (BEAMA) have welcomed the interim finding of the UK’s first domestic heat pump field trial.

Italian solar PV manufacturer sets up in Canada

Italian solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer Silfab SpA is setting up Silfab Ontario Inc in Canada – a 180 MW solar module plant is already in the pipeline.

Research into eco-friendly small hydropower Research into eco-friendly small hydropower

Eco-friendly mini hydropower plants will be studied by the Torne River in the far north of Sweden by researchers at Luleå Universtiy of Technology (LTU).

Severn tidal power project under threat?

Amidst claims that the Severn tidal power scheme to be axed, the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) insists that no decision has yet been made.

Prothea develops 11 MW of solar PV in Italy

Prothea has completed four solar photovoltaic (PV) plants totalling 11 MW in Lazio and Calabria in Italy.

Climate change website launched

A website explaining the science behind climate change has been launched by the UK Government.

Solar PV shipments to exceed 16 GW in 2010 – but tough 2011

Solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments have reached 4.4 GW in the second quarter of 2010 and are forecast to exceed 16 GW by year end, IMS Research says, but the analyst warns that 2011 will be much tougher.

Drilling 10,000 m deep geothermal wells

It may be possible to collect geothermal energy from depths down to 10,000 m, according to Norwegian researchers.

EU still dominates solar PV market

The EU still dominates the solar photovoltaic (PV) market in terms of new installations, according to the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JCR).

SunEdison develops 400 MW of solar power in South Korea

SunEdison has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop 400 MW of solar power plants in south-eastern Korea.

EU partnership to increase European wind power

An EU partnership to increase onshore and offshore wind power developments has been launched Scottish Energy Minister Jim Mather.

UK to spend £1m on geothermal heat

The UK Government has injected £1 million into the Deep Geothermal Energy Fund for companies seeking to generate energy from deep geothermal heat.

HD video monitoring of wave energy impact HD video monitoring of wave energy impact

High definition (HD) video will be used to monitor the ecological impacts of wave energy.

Draka Offshore designs Gode Wind II subsea power system

Draka Offshore will design the subsea inter-array power system for PNE WIND AG’s Gode Wind II offshore wind farm off the coast of Germany.

Easing lignocellulosic biofuel production Easing lignocellulosic biofuel production

Following the discovery of the genes of two enzymes that toughen plants, researchers aim to breed non-food crops that require less processing, energy and chemicals to convert them into biofuel.

REpower wind turbines to Sweden

REpower Systems AG will deliver three of its 2.05 MW MM92 wind turbines to Klågerup Kraft AB for a wind farm project near the city of Malmö, Skåne, Sweden; and sets up Swedish subsidiary.

Gamesa expands Chinese wind turbine manufacturing Gamesa expands Chinese wind turbine manufacturing

Gamesa is tripling its investments in China through 2012 to expand and adapt its manufacturing centre for the development of its new wind turbine systems.

Iberdrola to invest €4.8bn in UK clean and renewable energy

Iberdrola plans to invest €4.8 billion in UK clean and renewable energy over the period 2010-2012.

Risø completes wind resource mapping in China

Having spent four years mapping the wind resources of the Dongbei region, China, Risø DTU hopes the results will lead to the planning of productive wind farms.

Masdar solar thin-film solar modules in Indian villages

Masdar PV is supplying silicon-based thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for 10 villages in India.

Scottish Water joins ITM Power onsite hydrogen vehicle refuelling trials

In the UK, Scottish Water is to participate in the Hydrogen On Site Trials (HOST) of ITM Power’s Transportable Hydrogen Refuelling Station (HFuel). The high-pressure system will be used to refuel two Revolve Technologies hydrogen Ford Transit vehicles for use in Scottish Water operations.

Improved ports crucial for UK Round 3 offshore wind

RenewableUK has launched a national campaign to highlight the importance of investing in UK ports to enable offshore wind turbine manufacturing for Round 3.

Hydropower company develops turbines for India Hydropower company develops turbines for India

US-based Hydrovolts Inc has seen an initial investment of US$250,000 from DLZ Corp to develop a 25 kW hydrokinetic canal hydropower turbine for India.

Renewable energy growth in Portugal anticipated

An SBI Energy market study shows that Portugal is quickly emerging as a 'green' trendsetter through increased development of renewable energy such as wind, solar and hydropower resources at substantial financial costs.

Cumbrian stream at heart of new hydro-electric project

A small weir on a tributary of the River Duddon has been turned into Lake District’s biggest hydro-electric project.

Smart grids key for greener world economy

Smart grids are key for a greener world economy, according to the World Economic Forum report Accelerating Successful Smart Grid Pilots to be presented at the ‘Summer Davos’ in Tianjin, China.

Launch of megawatt lab for solar PV inverters

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has begun operations at its megawatt laboratory for solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters.

Wind power delivers near 10% of UK’s electricity

Wind produced nearly 10% of UK electricity earlier this month setting a new record for wind power production in the UK according to data from the National Grid.

Scotland aids renewable energy development

Jim Mather, Scottish Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism, has announced plans to improve the development of renewable energy in Scotland.

Vestas receives potential 1.4 GW of wind turbines order

Vestas has signed a global order for 400 MW of wind turbines with an option for an additional 1 GW from an undisclosed company.

Scottish 138 MW onshore wind farm begins operation

Fred.Olsen Renewables has commissioned the 138 MW Crystal Rig II wind farm in Scotland - making Crystal Rig one of the largest onshore wind farms in the UK

Tidal energy project in Northern Ireland

ESB International and Marine Current Turbines (MCT) are developing the initial phase of a 100 MW tidal energy project off the Antrim coast, Northern Ireland.

Update: Blade failure on Vestas V112 wind turbine Update: Blade failure on Vestas V112 wind turbine

A 7 m section of a blade on Vestas’ 3 MW V112 wind turbine has broken off, raising questions about the wind turbine manufacturer’s new flagship turbine.

Abengoa Solar and JGC develop 100 MW CSP in Spain Abengoa Solar and JGC develop 100 MW CSP in Spain

Abengoa Solar and JGC Corporation are partnering on two 50 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in El Carpio (Córdoba), Spain.

UK cleantech could create 13,000 jobs in 2011

Investment from venture capital funds and private equity houses could lead to the creation of 13,000 cleantech jobs in the UK in 2011, according to the global executive search firm Kinsey Allen International.

IKEA invests in German wind farms

Gamesa, the Spanish wind turbine group, sells 6 recently developed wind farms in Germany to the IKEA Group.

Solaria’s net profit slumps in H1 2010

Solaria Energia has reported a net profit of €438,000 for the first half (H1) of 2010, compared to €3.1 million in the same period last year.

Carlo Gavazzi launches grid-connected solar PV inverters

Carlo Gavazzi is introducing grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters with efficiencies of 94.37% and higher.

China reaches pole renewable investment position

China overtakes US as most desirable location in which to invest in renewable energy projects according to Ernst & Young's latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices.

PensionDanmark buys 30% of Danish offshore wind farm PensionDanmark buys 30% of Danish offshore wind farm

PensionDenmark is buying 30% of Nysted offshore wind farm in Denmark for DKK0.4 billion from DONG Energy.

Dow adds capacity for wind customers in China and North America

Dow Formulated Systems has announced plans to add capacity in China and in North America for its wind energy customers, with increased capacity for infusion products in China and for adhesives in North America.

Adopt a wind turbine! Adopt a wind turbine!

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has launched a campaign where you can adopt a wind turbine in Europe.

juwi Solar sees Eastern European solar potential

juwi Solar sees great potential for solar power in Eastern Europe and the company is already involved in a number of projects in the region.

EU PVSEC: Solar thin-film reaches €0.50/Wp

Oerlikon Solar says it will reach solar silicon thin-film production costs of €0.50/Wp with its new ThinFab production line – it has also achieved 11.9% efficiency with its Micromorph lab cell.

REpower to become an SE company

REpower Systems AG is in the process of transforming into a European Company (Societas Europaea, SE).

Alstom supplies €200m of wind turbines to Whitelee wind farm Alstom supplies €200m of wind turbines to Whitelee wind farm

Alstom will supply €200 million worth of wind turbines to Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) for a 217 MW extension to the Whiteless wind farm in Scotland.

Italy reduces solar subsidy

Italy is reducing funding for solar electricity in three phases starting from 2011.

Wave Hub now in the water Wave Hub now in the water

The Wave Hub project for testing wave energy devices has seen the Hub being lowered into water at 55 m depth 16 km off the coast of Cornwall, UK.

EU PVSEC: EPIA launches European Photovoltaic Observatory

The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) is launching the European Photovoltaic Observatory identifying beneficial market conditions and best practices for solar PV.

Mitsubishi solar PV system at Japanese water treatment facility

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has completed the installation of a 191 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system at Nabeya-ueno Waterworks in Nagoya, Japan.

Cam Elyaf roving receives GL wind certificate

Cam Elyaf's WR6 roving has received Germanischer Lloyd approval for wind turbine blade applications.

SCHOTT Solar manufactures 17.6% efficiency cells on industrial scale

SCHOTT Solar has developed a technique allowing for multicrystalline solar cells with 17.6% efficiency to be manufactured on a large-scale industrial basis.

DP CleanTech wood chip boiler plant in Lituania

DP CleanTech will add a wood chip biomass plant to a pre-existing fossil fuel burning plant in Lithuania.

Masdar PV’s thin-film solar modules reach 7.4 % efficiency

Masdar PV says its amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film solar cells have reached an efficiency of 7.4% – a 15% increase.

Gamesa supplies 258 MW of wind turbines to Brazil

Gamesa will supply 129 wind turbines totalling 258 MW for 9 wind farms in Brazil to be developed by Iberdrola Renovables.

BNP Paribas buys 20 MW Irish wind farm

A fund managed by BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners GP Ltd has bought Gortahile Windfarm Ltd which owns and operates a 20 MW wind farm in Laois, Ireland, from ABO Wind Ireland Ltd.

Irish firm constructs offshore substations for Welsh wind farm

Belfast-based Harland & Wolff will build the two offshore substations for the 576 MW Welsh offshore wind farm Gwynt y Môr under a contract from Siemens.

DNV confirms SeaGen tidal turbine performance DNV confirms SeaGen tidal turbine performance

Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the international Marine and Offshore Certification and Classification agency, has issued a Statement of Conformity certifying the performance of the 1.2 MW SeaGen tidal turbine from Marine Current Turbines (MCT).

Distributed electricity generation can pay Distributed electricity generation can pay

Distributed electricity generation from renewable and clean energy sources can be sold on liberalised electricity markets even without feed-in tariff support, according to a study from Fraunhofer ISE.

Abener and Teyma build 100 MW CSP plant in UAE

Abener and Teyma will build a 100 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant – Shams 1 – in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Canadian waste-to-energy facility under construction Canadian waste-to-energy facility under construction

Enerkem Inc has started the construction of an industrial-scale biofuels project using municipal solid waste.

RES reveal plans for Scottish wind farm

Renewable energy developer RES proposes an 11 turbine wind farm between New Luce, Kirkcowan and Glenluce, in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

IBC SOLAR opens Czech solar PV subsidiary

IBC SOLAR has opened a Czech subsidiary, IBC SOLAR s.r.o., in Prague to serve the Czech and Slovakian solar photovoltaic (PV) markets.

DECC offers clarification on grants and feed-in tariffs

After a period of uncertainty YouGen welcomes the Department of Energy & Climate Change’s (DECC) explanation regarding how previous grants will affect feed-in tariffs in the UK.

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects for India

YES BANK and CarbonDesk will cooperate on emissions-cutting projects to generate offset credits in India.

GE enables Turkey’s connection to European grid

GE’s smart grid technology will enable Turkey to connect to the European electricity grid this September, the energy giant says.

Centrosolar establishes UK solar PV subsidiary

Centrosolar, a German manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules announces London branch.

Sweden's largest onshore wind farm

Nordisk Vindkraft and HgCapital have inaugurated Havsnäs Wind Farm, located north of Strömsund in the County of Jämtland, Sweden.

Conergy builds 32 MW solar PV in Greece Conergy builds 32 MW solar PV in Greece

The Conergy Group will build 20 solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants totalling 32 MW in Greece under a framework agreement with an undisclosed “major local investor.”

Eurus constructs 59.8 MW wind farm in Norway Eurus constructs 59.8 MW wind farm in Norway

Eurus Energy Group has started the construction of a 59.8 MW, €140 million wind farm south of Stavanger, Norway.

GL Noble Denton evaluates London Array offshore wind risks

GL Noble Denton has won the contract to perform Marine Warranty Survey services for the 1 GW London Array offshore wind farm in the UK.

SCHOTT Solar and Solland cooperate on solar modules SCHOTT Solar and Solland cooperate on solar modules

SCHOTT Solar and Solland Solar are cooperating on back-contacted solar modules under an agreement on technology licensing, joint R&D and joint production.

Phoenix Solar builds 2.2 MW solar PV park in Slovakia

Phoenix Solar AG will build a 2.2 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) park in Slovakia under an agreement with Green Energy Slovakia SRO.

Masdar PV thin-film panels in solar building façade Masdar PV thin-film panels in solar building façade

Masdar PV has supplied 80 thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) modules on the office building of Jako Bau- und Verputz GmbH, Germany.

Greater Gabbard offshore wind turbine foundations installed

Installation of the 140 offshore wind turbine foundations at the UK Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm have now been installed, and 30 offshore wind turbines are in place.