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Chelmsford, Tuesday 5th September. The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market leader in offshore engineering services to the renewables, telecommunications and oil & gas industries, has achieved the Order of Distinction Award (18 consecutive Golds) in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). GMG consists of two business units: CWind, delivering the Company’s power capabilities, and Global Marine, providing fibre optic cable solutions to multiple sectors. Now in its 61st year, the RoSPA Awards scheme is open to businesses of all types and sizes worldwide. Judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. “The Order of Distinction award from RoSPA highlights Global Marine Group’s passion and dedication to providing consistently high levels of health and safety,” said Ian Douglas, Chief Executive Officer of Global Marine Group. “In our business, we consistently work across potentially hazardous sectors, and safety is our number one priority. Achieving 18 consecutive Golds is a significant achievement, demonstrating the daily commitment to safety by our onshore and offshore teams.” “The RoSPA Awards are the most prestigious in the world of occupational health and safety, and are held in high

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Located in sunny and windy Cape Verde, Cabeolica has chosen Breeze to provide wind farm management system.  The company’s main objective is the production of electricity for the national grid as an independent producer using non-polluting, renewable and naturally abundant wind energy. With 4 wind farms on 4 islands – Santiago, São Vicente, Sal and Boa Vista – Cabeolica generates roughly 22% of the electricity consumed on the country’s main islands, avoiding, on average, the production of approximately 55,000 tons of greenhouse gases per year, in addition to contributing toward reducing fuel importation needs. “We found Breeze to be a very modern impressive system and very suitable for our needs. We are looking forward to using Breeze on a daily basis,” says Helder Andrade, Technical Manager at Cabeolica. “We are very happy to have been chosen by Cabeolica. They are pioneers wind energy company in Cabo Verde and deservedly getting international recognition for their ambitious project.”, says Jonas Corné, CEO at Greenbyte. About Cabeolica Cabeolica, a responsible and efficient company, is a pioneer wind energy company in Cabo Verde. The Company is invested in the creation of value for its stakeholders, and is committed to the socio-economic development of the country, contributing towards wind energy becoming

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The global leader in offshore access solutions, Ampelmann, is celebrating its ten year anniversary. In just a decade, this company grew from a team of just four people to a 350 staff member organisation that services customers across the globe from offices in eight different countries. SPE Offshore Europe 2017 is one of the events where the company will reflect on its success with all attendees, while jointly looking forward towards a new decade of innovation, risk mitigation, cost control and efficiency. With an impressive track record of over 3.6 million people transfers and 2.6 million kg of cargo transferred from ships to offshore structures in 200 individual projects, the industry leader with its Dutch headquarters has truly revolutionised offshore access. Jan van der Tempel, the founder and CEO of Ampelmann, says ‘It is a thrilling and humbling experience to celebrate ten successful years with our customers and stakeholders at various events this year, including SPE Offshore Europe 2017. Our innovative approach has consistently been rewarded with the trust of our customers around the globe. We look forward to engaging with all kinds of stakeholders and to continue to innovate together.’ Ampelmann currently maintains a fleet of 60 operational systems used for transferring crews

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Predicted growth in Asian transformer fleet will necessitate adoption of online transformer monitoring technology to alleviate pressure on monitoring and servicing teams Jakarta, 5 September - Vaisala, the global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, has highlighted how continuous online transformer monitoring will play a key role in the future maintenance and servicing of transformer fleets across Asia, as electrification and reliable grid access spreads to the continent’s rural population. Faced with increasing demand for access to electricity, especially in rural and remote regions, as well as the growing need to support the energy-intensive stages of industrialization, Asian governments continue to invest in electrical infrastructure projects. Together these factors have led the Asia-Pacific region to become the largest market for power transformers worldwide. Pekka Ravila, Vice President of Industrial Measurements at Vaisala APAC, said: “As power generating capacity ramps up across the region, and countries try to balance the demands of bringing grid electricity to their citizens and growing industries, more transformers are being installed in the network. To ensure the expanding network is able to serve all customers, businesses and governments will need fast, accurate and reliable monitoring of power transformers.” This growth in the size of transformer fleets will also increase pressure

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SHANGHAI, China- September 4, 2017- Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, announced today that it has signed a comprehensive strategic partnership agreement with JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (JinkoSolar), a global leader in the solar industry, to jointly develop new-generation Super PV Cells with higher efficiency and lower costs. Additionally, the agreement will include exploring energy markets along the Belt and Road regions in China. Mr. Chen Kangping, CEO of JinkoSolar pointed out, “As one of our key partners, Heraeus Photovoltaics has provided great support to JinkoSolar’s growth over the past three years, and helped us to rank No. 1 with a global PV modules shipment of 6.7GW in 2016. With our shared envision and firm commitment to renewable energies, we are excited to sign this landmark agreement with Heraeus Photovoltaics, and convinced that our cooperation will lead to more fruitful results.” The agreement is in alignment with the Heraeus vision to provide innovation and support across the PV production value chain. Andreas Liebheit, President of Heraeus Photovoltaics, said, “This is the third time our companies have signed a strategic partnership, and it sets a new benchmark of successful cooperation between upstream and downstream companies for

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Spain. September 5, 2017. Ingeteam has recently supplied its equipment for a solar PV generation project in Brazil. This PV inverter supply, totaling 150 MW, is directed at a project comprising five solar plants, each with an installed capacity of 30 MW. For this project, the developing company has acquired two different configurations of the 1,500 Vdc Inverter Station solution developed by Ingeteam. On the one hand, Ingeteam has delivered 4.5 MW Inverter Stations combining 3 MW dual inverters and 1.5 MW central inverters. While, it has also supplied 3 MW Inverter Stations equipped with one dual inverter. Both configurations are completed with a skid or metal platform containing the rest of the equipment required to inject medium voltage power: LV/MV transformer, oil deposit, medium voltage switchgear, auxiliary services transformer and low voltage switchgear. Furthermore, the supply also includes an INGECON® SUN EMS Plant Controller. Developed by Ingeteam, this plant control system will allow these five PV plants to implement on-demand production strategies, reactive power compensation, frequency regulation and power factor control, among others. Thanks to this system, the solar plant management possibilities are similar to those of a conventional energy generation plant.

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Industry implication report ‘Energy Transition Outlook: Renewables, Power and Energy Use presents impact of energy transitions on global power and renewables sector Electricity consumption to increase by 140% by 2050, with 85% of global electricity production expected to come from renewable sources Results still do not suffice to meet Paris agreement on climate change, to reach climate targets DNV GL defines key actions to transform energy systems Arnhem, The Netherlands, 5th September 2017 – DNV GL today published its first Energy Transition Outlook (ETO): Renewables, Power and Energy Use. The industry implication report is part of DNV GL’s new suite of Energy Transition Outlook publications. The report reviews global energy demand and energy supply and summarizes the implications for the power and renewables sector and large industrial energy users. An era of abundant and cleaner energy lies ahead of us, according to DNV GL’s modelling of the world energy system. The key findings of the report emerging globally over the forecasting period include: Electricity consumption increases by 140% by 2050, becoming the largest energy carrier, followed by gas. Other energy carriers such as coal experience significant reductions, while oil and gas consumption increase only slightly. 85% of global electricity production in

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* 420 kWp rooftop solar system on Butlers Chocolates headquarters in Dublin * Photovoltaic self-consumption bears great potential for commercial and industrial companies in Ireland * High performance and quality modules are key for sustainable ROI [Thalheim, Germany / Dublin, Ireland, September 4, 2017] - A 420 kW solar system powers the chocolate production at Butlers Chocolates headquarters in Dublin. Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH, German subsidiary of the world´s largest producer of high performance solar cells, Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: HQCL), provided 1.590 Q.PRO G4 high performance and high quality solar modules. The rooftop installation was constructed by Hanwha Q CELLS partner Gaelectric Energy Solutions DAC, a company experienced in realizing PV systems for different applications in Ireland. The demonstration project will be Gaelectric's first "behind the meter" installation, the energy will be used exclusively to power Butlers Chocolates production facility. Daire Friel, Business Development Manager for Gaelectric Energy, said: "By applying solar systems, companies can largely disconnect from rising energy prices and substantially save on electricity cost in the long run. The 420 kWp demonstration project at Butlers Chocolates is a strong evidence for that, as it will supply approximately 14% of the base load electricity requirement of the company. We look forward to a meaningful support scheme for renewable energy projects, in order to utilize the

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Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, continues to strengthen its North Sea presence through successful completion of two further contracts with oil and gas majors, Perenco and Endeavour Energy UK. Perenco appointed Bibby Offshore to perform subsea integrity inspections and maintenance works on the Inde Joint pipeline, which runs to the Bacton Gas Terminal in the Southern North Sea. Completed in early July, the 15-day workscope saw Bibby Offshore install a total of 94 concrete mattresses over the pipeline to assist in preserving the remaining rock dump mounds. The second workscope, completed in late July, saw Endeavour Energy UK contract Bibby Offshore to carry out subsea tree inspections in the Renee and Rubie fields located in blocks 15/27 and 15/28 of the Central North Sea. Both contracts utilised the company’s inspection, repair and maintenance vessel Olympic Bibby and were the latest in a series awarded by these clients. Commenting on the contract awards, Barry Macleod, UKCS managing director at Bibby Offshore, said: “The successful completion of both workscopes further consolidates our exceptional ability to deliver projects in a short period of time and with a quick, successful turnaround. “We place a huge emphasis upon client satisfaction and confidence,

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Monday 4th September: Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of Cumbria. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the first of 40 V164-8.0 MW turbines and power is now being exported to the National Grid – marking an important milestone for the 659MW project. A further 47 Siemens Gamesa turbines will complete the 87-turbine wind farm, which will be capable of generating enough clean energy to meet the annual electricity demands of more than half a million UK homes. Once fully commissioned, Walney Extension will leapfrog London Array to become the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm. Andrew Cotterell, Walney Extension Programme Director at DONG Energy, said: “We are delighted to have passed such an important milestone for the project. Exporting first power to the grid on schedule is the culmination of extensive on-shore and off-shore works and is testament to the hard work of everyone involved. In general, construction is progressing well to bring this record-breaking project online.” Construction of the project is being co-ordinated from a base at the Port of Barrow, which already hosts the operating and maintenance teams for three other DONG Energy offshore windfarms, Barrow, Walney and

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