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SeaRoc Group, has announced the integration of innovative metocean risk management software - ForeCoast® Marine – with its SeaPlanner™ marine management, providing enhanced tools for planning works offshore. Through the integration of ForeCoast® Marine, the SeaPlanner system will provide a cutting-edge metocean risk management feature for accessing and viewing metocean data from various sources. It will optimise the timing and sequencing of operations to minimise weather downtime, for quantifying the knock-on effects of metocean delays, and for generating simple and informative reports that can be shared with the supply chain in just a few clicks. “The integration of ForeCoast® Marine enables a completely new function to the existing planning features of the SeaPlanner system”, said Steve Pears, Managing Director at SeaRoc Group. “Not only can clients effectively manage their transfer plans with vessel availability, records of tasks to be carried out and availability of trained personnel, but with the ForeCoast® Marine integration it is now possible to include availability of weather and metocean windows for the transits to take place – potentially saving thousands and ensuring operational optimisation at all times. This additional functionality allows SeaPlanner clients to plan all types of vessel activity, taking into consideration, weather and metocean

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System Oil by Blending-on-Board’ a whitepaper which explores the many benefits for system oil that are conferred by the company’s SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board (BOB) system. The paper details how BOB – developed in-house by the AP Møller subsidiary as a means of producing cylinder lubricant suited to different fuel types and engine operation modes for crosshead two-stroke engines – has even more benefits for the engine’s system oil. BOB significantly improves the system oil making the engine more efficient and reducing fuel consumption. The consequent reduction in exhaust emissions is also beneficial to the environment. System oil cools and lubricates essential engine components. It is as well used as hydraulic oil for operating and controlling engine components and systems, fuel injection equipment, exhaust valves and turbochargers. Under normal circumstances, the system oil degrades in the time between system oil changes; becoming thicker, losing its detergent characteristics and becoming contaminated by wear particles and possibly by leakage from the upper cylinder through the piston stuffing box. When BOB is employed to produce cylinder lubricating oil from the in-use system oil and an appropriate high BN oil product, the engine’s system oil is constantly replenished with fresh clean oil and therefore the protection and efficient operating

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New joint venture company ENcome Energy Performance France SAS Joint O&M portfolio in France increases to approximately 150 MWp ENcome France becomes one of the leading O&M providers in France Paris/Klagenfurt am Wörthersee (15.05.2018) – ENcome Energy Performance GmbH and Green Services Group have announced to merge their French O&M operations. Both partners will transfer their O&M activities and particularly the O&M business of KBE Energy, one of Green Services Group affiliates to the new joint venture company ENcome Energy Performance France SAS. Thereby ENcome France becomes one of the leading O&M providers in France with an O&M portfolio of approx. 150 MWp. “With Green Services Group & the KBE Energy team we have found highly competent and reliable partners who share our view of the O&M market as well as our service orientation and capacity for innovation. Together, we want to increase our French presence and continue to provide high service quality and value add to the benefit of our customers.” says Andreas Leimbach, Managing Director of ENcome. Guy Auger, Chief Executive Officer of Green Services Group adds: “We are really excited about the merge of our O&M activities with ENcome Energy, as together we will bring to the French market

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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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