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Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 20 September 2017 at 10.15 am EEST The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply two more power plants to Bangladesh. Orion Group, one of the country's leading industrial conglomerates, is developing two 110 MW power plants, each of which will operate on six Wärtsilä 50 engines running on heavy fuel oil (HFO). The Wärtsilä order was booked in July, 2017. The contract for these baseload plants follows a string of power plant orders that Wärtsilä has received from Bangladeshi companies. The country continues to invest in developing its energy infrastructure in order to meet the electric needs for industrial developments, and to overcome a general power shortage. The two equipment supply contracts are for the Orion Power Rupsha and the Orion Power Sonargaon projects. The Rupsha plant, located in Lodonchora, is being developed on a fast-track schedule and is due to become fully operational in May 2018. The six Wärtsilä 50 engines will be delivered in December of this year. The Sonargaon plant is scheduled to be in operation by August, 2018 with the Wärtsilä delivery scheduled for January of that year. The electricity generated by these plants will be fed to the national grid. "We have

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Highly efficient, lightweight and stylish solar modules ‘will revolutionise the way people use solar energy’. Flisom AG, an innovative and specialized solar technology company, backed by Tata Industries, a group of Swiss investors and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa), declared today that they were open for global orders at an exclusive roll out event for customers and partners in Zurich, Switzerland. Flisom showcased a range of applications including buildings-integrated PV modules for light weight roofs and facades. Flisom’s solar modules are extremely light (as light as 200g/m2), and highly efficient (up to 50x power-to-weight ratio compared to silicon PV panels) and ultra-thin (under 2mm). In addition, their uniform, jet-black design offers beautiful aesthetics, making the technology suitable for use anywhere that aesthetics are also important. Since 2013, Flisom has invested in developing proprietary manufacturing equipment and components, creating a unique ‘roll to roll’ manufacturing process which can replicate the laboratory success of CIGS solar technology on an industrial scale. It is already scaling up production in Switzerland to fulfil incoming orders and scouting for locations globally for further scale up. The company is already working with leading global automotive, aerospace, and transportation companies to create custom solar-integrated solutions, for

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• The company will install 28 of its G132-3.465 MW wind turbines at a complex being developed in the province of La Rioja, in western Argentina. • This project marks a milestone for the company as Argentina is a key market with tremendous potential in wind power. • This is the first South American order for the G132-3.465 MW and evidences the credibility being garnered by this model in the market. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in Latin America, having established itself as the number-one OEM in 2016, according to the FTI rankings, with this new order for the supply of 97 MW in Argentina. In September, the company secured a firm order from Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM (majority-owned by the Argentine state) for the installation of 28 of the firm's G132-3.465 MW turbines for phases III and IV of the Arauco wind complex, located in the province of La Rioja, in western Argentina. This is the first South American order for this turbine, evidencing the credibility being garnered by this model in the market. The turbines are slated for delivery in the second quarter of 2018, while the facility is scheduled for commissioning between the last quarter of 2018 and the

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Comprehensive all around service for solar panels from any manufacturer alliviates problems caused by a lack of available maintenance service throughout Europe. Kyoto/London, September 19th 2017. No matter who the manufacturer is, Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH Solar Technical Service Center offers an all around service for the inspection and repair of solar panels. What’s more, the service is now DEKRA-certified. The number of companies specialising in the maintenance of solar panels has decreased considerably in the past few years as a result of the 2014 EEG amendment. The consequence is that operators and owners of photovoltaic (PV) systems are searching for a partner to provide services such as optimisation, error analysis and repairing of solar panels. The Kyocera Technical Service Center not only undertakes these tasks, but has now also expanded its service, providing PV appraisals. In order to ensure the safety and economical operation of a PV system for many years, a DEKRA-certified expert undertakes an inspection of the system. If the expert determines faults and damages in PV systems, the assessment is used to clarify possible warranty and guarantee claims. It can also be used for recourse claims and claims settlements, if the promised service planned during installation can

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•   The company is discontinuing the manufacturing of Adwen AD8 to focus its sales efforts on just one 8 MW model. •   The French State has authorized the switch of technology for both wind farms. •   This decision does not modify Adwen’s plans to build two factories in Le Havre and to create 750 jobs. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, through its fully owned subsidiary Adwen France SAS, plans to deliver its 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the D8, in two projects off the French coast, namely Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier, for a total of almost 1 GW. The direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD8 model following Siemens Gamesa’s decision to focus its sales efforts on one 8MW platform. As a result, the manufacturing of the AD8 will be discontinued while further developments of the technology will be part of the company’s comprehensive product portfolio review. The switch to the D8 platform as the technical solution for the projects being developed by Eoliennes en Mer Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier and Eoliennes en Mer Dieppe Le Tréport, has been approved by the French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition after review by the Energy Regulation Commission (CRE). The change for the project developed by Ailes

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Jan De Nul Group wins the annual IADC Safety Award, presented during the Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) in Marseille, France. Jan De Nul Group is being honoured for its ‘transport of pipeline optimization’ initiative on its logistic hubs in Zelzate (Belgium) and worldwide. The award was presented by Frank Verhoeven, president of IADC to Maarten Tronckoe, Transport Supervisor at Jan De Nul Group, initiator and inspirer of the awarded initiative. Jan De Nul Group is known for its in-house expertise and engineering skills. “When executing a job, we always imagine how to better plan our work and we discuss together how we can improve such plans,” explains Christophe Leroy, QHSSE Manager at Jan De Nul Group. “Together we think of new and improved methods. And if needed, our engineers design it and our in-house workshop builds it. The optimized working process, for which we have been rewarded today, was developed, designed and tested by our own colleagues in the field. The team combined new ideas with various techniques available on the market which resulted in an overall safer process to handle and transport pipelines.” Transport of pipelines optimization I The improved working method Jan De Nul

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More than 280 residential and small commercial roofs with an average power of 8 to 9 kWp will be equipped with innovative micro-inverter solutions from APsystems. LYON, France - 18 September 2017 - APsystems, the world leader in microinverter technology for the solar industry, today announced that it has been selected by SUBSOL, a design office and developer of roof integrated solar power plants, to be its partner in providing micro-inverter solutions for over 12,000 sqm of solar roofing, an unprecedented project in the metropolitan area of Vienne, Isère, France. A portfolio combining individual and collective multi-residential social housing projects and some small commercial public buildings will be able to provide approximately 2MWh/year, equivalent to the annual consumption of 680 households. “It is a project put into place by the mayor, financed by local authorities and citizens, and developed above all to bring added value to the territory. SUBSOL is committed to these socially responsible projects and wishes to develop awareness of energy efficiency among tenants.” Said Jean-Baptiste Rouquerol, CEO of SUBSOL. “We chose APsystems because of its extensive range of micro-inverter solutions, making it possible to easily address single-phase residential projects as well as small commercial buildings with a native

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Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received an order to deliver rock foundation technology to Tindafjellet wind park in Rogaland area in Southern Norway. Peikko delivers all steel components to the three foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling templates and foundation reinforcement. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. Deliveries are scheduled for September 2017. The wind park is estimated to be operational in February 2018. The project is developed by ASKO Fornybar AS. The main contractor Risa AS is responsible for the civil work of the project, and its subcontractor Espeland AS will perform the construction work of the rock anchor foundations. SWECO Norge AS has performed and granted the third-party verification of Peikko’s foundation design. Vestas will deliver 3 pieces of V117-3.3MW turbines with hub heights of 92 meters to Tindafjellet. “Peikko’s in-house component production and dedicated foundation design team were essential in this project with a short construction time. The fast and smooth delivery route from Finland to Norway also ensures a timely delivery to the site,” notes Johannes Lundal, project developer at Risa AS. “Peikko’s rock foundation solution is always tailored to customer and

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•   The company has secured an order for the supply of 150 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Xilinhot complex, in Inner Mongolia •   The wind farm is expected to be commissioned towards the end of 2018 •   The agreement also includes a long-term servicing arrangement Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW in China, one of its largest ever in this market. This substantial order reinforces the company's presence in the world's biggest wind power market where it has established itself as one of the leading foreign OEMs. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa has been engaged to supply and commission 150 G114-2.0 MW turbines for the Xilinhot complex and to service them under a long-term O&M agreement. The plan is for installation of the first turbines to begin in the second quarter of 2018 and for the complex, which is being built in Inner Mongolia, to be up and running by the end of next year. “With this significant order, the company has achieved a new milestone in its strategy in China where it has already installed over 4.6 GW”, underscored Álvaro Bilbao, CEO of Siemens Gamesa in Asia Pacific. Siemens Gamesa in Asia In addition to China, Siemens Gamesa's Asian footprint extends

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Sparrows Group has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Matt Corbin as its regional operations director for the UK and Europe to support the company’s continued growth in the oil and gas, renewables and industrial sectors. Mr Corbin, who has more than 20 years’ experience working in the oil and gas industry, has held several leadership positions including UK managing director for the subsea division of Aker Solutions and UK regional general manger for GE Oil & Gas. Most recently, he was supply chain consultant to the UK Government’s regulatory body, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) and contributed to Oil & Gas UK’s Efficiency Task Force. Mr Corbin, who has been a board member of industry body Subsea UK since 2014, has also been supporting Scottish Enterprise’s ‘Grey Matters’ programme in an advisory capacity. Based in Aberdeen, Mr Corbin will lead the UK and European business operations for Sparrows. He will be responsible for maintaining its leading market share position in lifting operations and maintenance in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), while delivering further growth in sectors outside the oil and gas industry. Mr Corbin first entered the oil and gas arena in 1997 after gaining a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical

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