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Milton Keynes, 15 May 2018:  BayWa r.e., a global renewable service provider, energy developer and wholesaler, has purchased the UK based renewable energy service provider, Becon Consultancy. Based in Scotland and established in 2009, Becon Consultancy has grown to be one of the leading service providers for high voltage maintenance and switching services, landscaping maintenance and civil groundworks for renewable energy schemes in the UK. Oliver Niedhöfer, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Operation Service Limited, commented: "The acquisition of Becon Consultancy is a natural progression for us and further strengthens our scope of services in the UK by adding specialist civil groundworks, high voltage electrical services and landscaping expertise. I’m delighted to welcome the team onboard.” BayWa r.e. has seen strong growth in the UK market and has grown its serviced portfolio to over 1 GW of utility-scale wind and solar projects. This includes the operation and maintenance of the biggest solar farm in Northern Ireland and most recently a two-year contract for the management of solar plants on behalf of METKA EGN. A truly global service provider, BayWa r.e. now has over 4.5 GW of assets under operations management and is active throughput Europe, the US, Australia, Africa and Central America. Tobias Bittkau, Managing

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- Q1 revenues at EUR 256 million, with adjusted EBITDA of EUR 1 million - 2018 guidance confirmed with 99% revenue coverage[1] - Q1 order intake up 37% year-on-year to EUR 484 million, five consistent quarters of order intake growth Hamburg: Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has recorded one of the strongest first quarter order intake ever in the first three months of 2018 driven by solid business in new markets such as Australia and India in particular. Order intake growth is expected to continue in 2018 due to a large pipeline secured in key markets, and it is likely to pave the way for further growth in 2019 and 2020. Senvion posted EUR 256 million in revenues the first quarter 2018 (PY: EUR 392 Million). The main reasons for this development were the typical seasonality, witnessed in this industry coupled with the back-end loaded nature of the installation schedule this year. In line with revenues, EBITDA was also weaker resulting in an adjusted EBITDA margin of 0.3%. Working capital was slightly higher, up 3.1% influenced by the build-up of inventory for the business installation phase in the second half of the year. Given the soft start to the year and

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Company’s largest solar power plant repurposes abandoned golf course to provide equivalent power for approximately 12,000 average households Kyoto/London – May 14th, 2018. Kyocera and Tokyo Century Corporation (herein “Tokyo Century”) announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC (herein “Kyocera TCL Solar”) has completed construction of a 29.2 megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar power plant in Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The solar modules were installed on 1.2km2 of land originally designated for a golf course and other purposes but subsequently abandoned. A ceremony was held on April 27 to commemorate completion of Kyocera TCL Solar’s largest solar power plant. 108,504 Kyocera solar modules will generate an estimated 36,080 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 12,000 typical households[1]. All electricity generated at the plant will be sold to the local utility (The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc.). Since Tottori Prefecture has a Japan Sea coastal climate with heavy snow and short hours of sunlight during the winter months, it is not always considered to be a suitable area for constructing a solar power plant. However, the company overcame such difficulties by optimizing installation methods to allow for weather conditions of the area and ensure sufficient power generation capacity. Kyocera

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Sales totaling EUR 488 million EBITDA margin of 4.1 percent Order intake rises to just over 1 GW N133/4.8 high-wind turbine expands product portfolio Guidance for 2018 confirmed Hamburg, 15 May 2018. The Nordex Group (ISIN:DE000A0D6554) today announced that it generated sales of EUR 487.9 million in the first three months of 2018 (Q1 2017: EUR 648.4 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) totaled EUR 20.0 million (Q1 2017: EUR 51.2 million), resulting in an EBITDA margin of 4.1 percent (Q1 2017: 7.9 percent). This development is mainly due to low order intake from Germany in the last financial year 2017. Overall, the Company has made a solid start to the year with these figures, which are in line with its expectations. In the Service segment, Nordex increased sales by eight percent from EUR 72.8 million to EUR 78.8 million to remain on track for growth. Sales in the Projects segment fell by 29 percent to EUR 409.6 million during the period under review (Q1 2017: EUR 578.5 million). In the first quarter of 2018, Nordex installed 171 wind turbines in eight countries with a capacity of 522.9 megawatts (Q1 2017: 415.6 MW). Latin America accounted for around

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• The company will supply 22 SWT-3.4-108 for two wind farms in Hokkaido Siemens Gamesa continues to reinforce its presence in Japan by reaching its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation for two projects in Hokkaido, and will supply 22 of its SWT-3.4-108. Both nacelles and hubs will be manufactured in Denmark, while the blades will be produced in China and Denmark. The turbines will be delivered in 2018-19 and the first batch has arrived at the port in Hokkaido last April. Siemens Gamesa will also handle the operations and maintenance services at these facilities for the next 20 years. In words of Álvaro Bilbao, CEO of Siemens Gamesa’s APAC Onshore business, "Siemens Gamesa is strongly committed to the Japanese market. We were pioneers in this market and we have established ourselves as the leading supplier thanks to our ability to adapt to our customers' needs". The contracts were signed in August 2017 and March 2018 and are part of the Order Book announced in the results of Q2 FY2018. Siemens Gamesa in Japan Since entering this market in 1999, Siemens Gamesa has installed 188 wind turbines in the country (more than 323 MW). The company is also an active player in the operation and maintenance

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Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) today announced the successful conclusion of repeat orders from two existing customers for its versatile DS 261 wire saw equipment for slicing and wafering applications in the semiconductor industry. In response to the strong growing global demand for semi-wafers, the customers, global manufacturers in the semiconductor industry, are expanding their production capacity. The strategic selection of Meyer Burger’s DS 261 cutting equipment is based on their excellent experience with Meyer Burger’s technology from previous projects. It also underscores the customers’ confidence in Meyer Burger’s in-depth expertise in precision cutting technologies which enable the production of semiconductor wafers with outstanding surface qualities. The total contractual value of both orders is about CHF 17.5 million. The orders comprise the installation, on-site training and service of the DS 261 wire saw equipment. Delivery of the equipment is scheduled to begin in the first half of 2019.

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REDEN Solar, which already has a strong presence in France and Latin America, has chosen to continue its European development in Portugal, due to favorable economic prospects and the country's strong commitment to renewable energies. Thanks to the continued support of successive governments in recent years, renewable energy now accounts for 68% of the country's energy mix, making Portugal one of the countries with the highest renewable energy penetration worldwide. This commitment to green energy is confirmed by the stated objective of the current Government to reach 80% of renewable energy in the energy mix thanks to the development of photovoltaic energy. Thierry Carcel, President of REDEN Solar said: "This transaction marks a key milestone in the deployment of the new strategy launched by our Group a year ago with the arrival of two new key shareholders, INFRAVIA and EURAZEO Patrimoine. Our objective is to invest to develop our activities in France and around the world by fully exploiting the Group's potential. The choice of Portugal is also part of the ambitious approach taken by the State in the promotion and development of the renewable energy sector. Its commitments are now turned into action and their continued implementation plays a key role

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Former RES co-founder and Chief Technical Officer to join Lidar-company Board 14 May 2018: As part of strategic and significant growth plans within the business, ZephIR Lidar can confirm the appointment of Dr. Mike Anderson to the Board. Anderson, a co-founder of Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leading developer, constructor, owner and operator of wind energy projects throughout the world, joins ZephIR Lidar with immediate effect following his 35 year career as Chief Technical Officer. A significant achievement during this time was to lead the RES Technical Team in the development and design of the then largest wind farm in the world, King Mountain in Texas. Mike joins the board as ZephIR Lidar capitalises on the significant industry opportunities created by the company and others such as RES over the past 15 years. “It is a proud moment seeing truly one of the pioneers of wind energy joining the pioneers of Lidar within that same industry” commented ZephIR Lidar MD, Ian Locker. “We have a significant opportunity to capatilise upon something we have created over the past fifteen years. Mike is absolutely the right person to help us to do that – the wealth of experience, the passion and the individual. We send Mike a

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North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers ApS (“North Sea”) of Esbjerg, Denmark, and NSH-Shipbrokers GmbH (“NSH”) of Hamburg, Germany, announced today that they are combining their resources. The acquisition will strengthen the services offered to clients. The parties have entered into agreements whereby North Sea acquires the majority of the shares in NSH. North Sea and NSH will act as one team and NSH will be renamed to North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers GmbH. Mr. Anders Helsinghoff Fjord will be Director and Mr. Dominic Bigott and Mr. Max Mehringer will be managing partners. The combined organisations will be well positioned to provide a broader range of integrated services and solutions to the industry worldwide. - We are very pleased to have Dominic Bigott and Max Mehringer onboard our team, says Director and owner Anders Helsinghoff Fjord. – Dominic and Max are two very professional shipbrokers with a proven track record in the market, and we firmly believe our combined experience and knowledge will enable us to offer even better shipbroking services to charterers and ship owners. -‘Through the combination of resources between Hagland and North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers with addition of an office in Hamburg , we have significantly strengthened our position as brokers in the

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 Thanks to these new contracts, Ingeteam totals nearly 800 MW of PV inverters supplied to Mexico  Ingeteam maintains 49% of the Mexican solar plants  From the 21st to the 24th of May Ingeteam is to exhibit at MIREC WEEK, Mexico’s main renewable energy trade show Ingeteam, a leading company in the design of power and control electronics, electric machines and electrical engineering, has recently signed a number of contracts for the supply of photovoltaic plants to Mexico, a country in which the company has a considerable market share in the wind and solar power sectors, and in the provision of operation and maintenance services for energy generation plants. The company, which has been present in this country since 1998, is to supply 555MW of solar PV inverters, mostly directed at large solar plants, although part of the supply is for commercial plants based on string inverters. Most of the supply corresponds to the Skid series for Ingeteam's Inverter Station, comprising a metal platform or skid holding all the low and medium voltage devices required (LV/MV transformer, MV cells, LV switchgear and auxiliary services transformer), in addition to the central inverters pertaining to the INGECON SUN PowerMax B series. This equipment has a

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