Intersolar 2014 – Teamtechnik Sets the Pace: New STRINGER TT 1600solders a cell every 2.25 seconds

Freiberg/Germany, Tuesday, April 22, 2014: teamtechnik, world-leading manufacturer o…

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EPIA presents the Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics 2014–2018 at Intersolar Europe

Munich, April 17, 2014 - This year's Intersolar Europe Conference kicks off with the Global Ma…

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Papendorf at Intersolar: New Products Ease Operation and Maintenance of PV Plants

Gärtringen, 17 April 2014. At the Intersolar Europe, Papendorf Software Engineering (SE) GmbH will be pr…

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Top Brand PV“: Inverters by Samil Power have the third largest market share in Great Britain

In an independent survey by EuPD Research British installers confirm that the Samil Power …

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Port records buoyant year

WEARSIDE waters have enjoyed a busy spell, with Port of Sunderland recording an average of a ship per day sailing through its piers. Bosses at the municipally-owned …

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PES Exclusive Articles

Editor’s note

There is certainly something in the air. Come November, after all the uncertainty and excitement of an election, there may be a wind of change that ushers Republican candidate Mitt Romney into the White House, and the inevitable expiration of the Production Tax Credit, which has driven remarkable gr…

building the solar pyramid

We take a look at this ambitious Scottish design, which posed an immense challenge for its project planners due to its steep inclination of almost 45 degrees...Tom King has come full circle. The managing director of Sustainable Renewable Technologies (SRT) began his career as a land surveyor in the …

Offshore economics

Tapping America's offshore wind energy resources will greatly benefit our economy. A vibrant offshore wind industry in the U.S. will produce hundreds of thousands of new, high quality careers while revitalizing manufacturing opportunities and spurring economic development along the Atlantic Coast. A…

Dissecting the pros and cons of 15+ year service contracts

We're delighted to welcome back Christian Holmgaard, CEO and Senior Consultant Project Manager for WTG Partners. In this issue, he turns his critical eye to the thorny issue of long-term contracts. Today several of the major wind turbine manufactures offer long-term OMS contracts with coverage for …

Wind energy in Canada: realizing the opportunity

At PES, we're committed to providing timely commentary and insights to help our readers secure fresh opportunities and address key challenges. With that in mind, we're pleased to present the very latest insight from Canada, courtesy of KPMG. The country has seen significant activity in the sector in…


While some European countries have effectively snubbed growing PV markets by slashing FiTs, several fresh untapped markets are emerging in different parts of the planet. We identify the world's new solar hotspots... In 2011, Europe accounted for more than 70 per cent of the world's new PV installat…

Birth of a new wind superpower

With a 10 billion euro offshore project now underway, France has emerged as a surprise contender for the continent's wind energy elite. We chart the rise and rise of the country's power ambitions. The new wind farms, which will comprise some 1,200 turbines, spread over five sites off the north and …

Spain on target for 2020

Wind energy has set two new records in 2011: in March, it produced more electricity than in its history and, for the first time, it was the technology that generated more power in Spain than any other resource. Spanish renewables generation over the first two months of 2011 covered 38 per cent of n…

HUSUM – the greatest wind show on earth

This September a small town on Germany's North Sea coast will once again stage what's billed as the world's leading wind energy fair. PES will be there of course, and we're delighted to be able to offer an exclusive preview of the show. Almost a quarter of a century ago, a group of wind turbine ent…

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