GRUPO CLAVIJO WILL ATTEND SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL 2015 WITH AN INNOVATIVE AND ADVANCED SINGLE-AXIS TRACKER

he Spanish firm Grupo Clavijo, a world leader in photovoltaic solar structures and…

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Vestas receives 26 MW order for citizen-owned wind park in southern Germany

Windpark Kirchberg GmbH & Co.KG has placed an order of eight V126-3.3 MW for a 26.4 MW wind park in Baden Wurtt…

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Proinso UK receives Solar Industry Award nomination

One of the largest integrator and distributor companies of solar components in the world, PROINSO, has been shortlisted for a prestigious g…

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EMS to Show Its New Conductive Adhesive & Multi Bus Bar Solar Modules at EU PVSEC

DELAWARE, OH - September 2015 - Engineered Material Systems, Inc. (EMS), a leading global supplier of con…

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Long-term maintenance contract for OWA (DEME Group)

Operation and maintenance of the 600 MW Dutch Wind Park Zwijndrecht, 20 August 2015 - Offshore maintenance contractors Offshore & Wind…

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Monitoring and controlling photovoltaic systems for economy and reliability

We're delighted to be joined by Gantner Instruments' Annette Christine Kehrer, who writes about her company's creative systems and how they can be applied to real-world PV scenarios. In large solar power plants, monitoring equipment is becoming constantly more complex and important: system operator…

Specialists in quality

Any company that can survive the ups and downs of over 20 years in business must be doing something very right, and for IMT Solar - Ingenieurbüro Mencke & Tegtmeyer GmbH - getting things right is all part of the service. After all, quality counts, argues the company's Dirk Tegtmeyer... PES:…

Green growth: fuelling an employment revolution

Just a few years ago, the economic situation was such that employment prospects were bleak across the board - let alone within the renewables sector. Today, however, our industry is driving record growth, as the latest figures from America's most recent economic quarter prove... From commercial-sca…

Wind comes of age

New IEA findings suggest that wind will generate up to 18% of global power by 2050 - up from today's 2.6%. PES takes a look at the figures. Wind power could generate up to 18% of world's electricity by 2050, compared with 2.6% today, the new report Technology Roadmap: Wind Energy - 2013 Edition fin…

Aluminum extrusions: enabling stronger more efficient structures in wind turbines

To date in the wind industry, steel and fiberglass structures have been the most commonly used materials. However, extruded aluminum structures offer a huge potential in offering strong but lightweight corrosion-resistant structures, capable of solving some of the wind turbines industries design cha…

Energy Roadmap 2050: an insider’s guide

The initial draft of the European Commission working paper is finally here, having been recently ratified in Brussels. And while the finer points that are to be rolled-out are yet to be determined (following the Copenhagen and Cancun meetings), the broad brushstrokes are in place. Here we present an…

CSP focus: achieving Grid Parity

Concentrated Solar Power is a technology that's in a global ascendancy right now, and it seems that small components can be key in helping it achieve the Holy Grail of Grid Parity. It's all about getting the balance right... The last few years have been rocky for the solar energy industry. The on-g…

Installation focus: making the most of solar assets

Exactly how successful property owners will be in maximising the benefits of solar power will largely depend on decisions made during the installation process. The gulf between a good and a bad installation is vast, and can dramatically affect the efficiency of the panels, and as a result how much p…

A revolution in wind turbine safety

Wind farms are an increasingly common landscape element in many regions. And with good reason. After all, wind turbine generator systems are one of the cleanest sources of energy available. However, just like other machinery, they too must adhere to strict safety requirements. Progressive safety sol…

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