Siemens signs long-term service contract for U.S. wind energy projects totaling over 2 GW

• Siemens will provide service and maintenance at 12 MidAmerican Energy wind projects in Iowa t…

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Partners sign agreement to install a floating tidal energy platform near Texel

providing clean electricity, in the future to remote locations worldwide Amsterdam, 29 October 2014 - A group…

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Greater than expected growth at Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2014

The 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI…

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CONERGY CONNECTS RWE’S FIRST UK SOLAR FARM

Milton Keynes, 30 October 2014 - Conergy, one of the world's largest downstream solar companies, announced today that it had connected a 37M…

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Siemens secures two new orders for wind power projects in Canada

• Clean electricity for more than 100,000 households in Ontario• Total of 137 wind turbines to start operation by …

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PES Exclusive Articles

Welcome to Power and Energy Solutions’ latest Solar/PV Industry Survey.

Once again, we've polled thousands of our readers and asked them where they believe solar power is heading, and where the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats lie. The questions went out to our respondents in the closing months of 2011, and the answers here serve as a litmus for perhaps …

World Energy Outlook: orientation for a fast-changing energy world

The International Energy Agency's annual outlook is one of the sector's most hotly anticipated intelligence reports, and we're proud to present an exclusive extract. Read, digest, react and start taking your operation to the next level - especially if you're active in Brazil... Many of the long-hel…

Business growth calls for a sensible exposure to risk

Regular contributor to PES, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum remains one of the most consistent operators in a constantly evolving industry. In this issue, we speak to Dr. Marlis Sydow, Head of Market Segment SOLAR/SEMI/COATING and Head of Market Research Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum. PES: Welcome back to the ma…

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 …

Aerial surveys: offshore wind farms and the natural environment

A well-respected figure in the industry, Stuart Clough joins us to discuss offshore wind farms and APEM's Remote Sensing team, which uses the most powerful medium format camera in the world. The importance of environmental surveys to offshore wind farm developmentLocation is important to the energy…

Wind and health: (hopefully) the final verdict

The results are in and they tell us what we knew all along: there is no evidence that wind turbines make humans sick. Surprised? Nor us. The only surprise is how much bad information there is out there about wind power and health... There is no reliable or consistent evidence that proximity to wind…

The power of anticipation

Founded in 1946, SICK currently employs more than 5,800 employees worldwide, and achieved sales of EUR 902.7 m in 2011. Naturally, those impressive figures aren't generated through luck - they're down to hard work, innovation, and by keeping a close eye on the market (especially in challenging times…

Connecting industries

PV might be a relatively young industry, but it is the skills and knowledge being brought by those in other markets that is helping drive the market forward. Günter Arens of Hirschmann Automotive speaks to PES about how they are bringing decades of experience to their new ventures. PES: Welcom…

Bird strikes: time for action?

With an estimate of nearly a quarter of a million birds 
killed by monopile turbines in the US alone every year, there's no doubt that it's an issue that needs to be taken seriously by the industry. But as turbines get taller, is it a growing issue? We present the very latest research from the…

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