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Eurus Energy Group (“Eurus”), a leading Japanese renewable energy company, and YARD ENERGY Group (“YARD”), a Dutch-based developer of wind energy projects, jointly announced today that they have achieved financial close for the construction of Windpark Deil, a 21-MW wind farm in the Netherlands. Eurus acquired the project from YARD prior to financial close. YARD will remain as a minority shareholder in the project as from start of operation. Windpark Deil is one of the three wind farms to be built near the interchange between A2 and A15 motorways in the municipality of West Betuwe in Gelderland. It will consist of five Vestas V136-4.2 MW wind turbines, which will have a hub height of 140 meters and a rotor diameter of 136 meters. Rabobank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation will provide the debt financing for this project. Eneco Group will offtake the renewable electricity from the wind farm, which is equivalent to the consumption of approximately 26,000 households. Windpark Deil will be the second wind farm to be built under Eurus-YARD partnership, after Windpark Spui reached financial close in April 2018. Tetsuya Suwabe, Managing Director of Eurus Energy Europe, stated: “We will continue in our effort to realize more projects in the

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Eurus Energy Group (“Eurus”), a leading Japanese renewable energy company, and YARD ENERGY Group (“YARD”), a Dutch-based developer of wind energy projects, jointly announced today that Eurus has acquired 6 operational wind farms in the Netherlands with a combined capacity of 32.18 MW (listed below) from YARD. Wind Farm Municipality Province Capacity (MW) Wind Turbine Type Start of Operation Windpark Coevorden Coevorden Drenthe 5.88 Vestas V90 2.0 MW 2014 Windpark Buren Buren Gelderland 8.0 Vestas V90 2.0 MW 2014 Windpark Duiven Duiven Gelderland 8.0 Vestas V90 2.0 MW 2014 Windpark De Lier Westland Zuid-Holland 2.3 Enercon E70 2.3 MW 2015 Windpark Vlaardingen Vlaardingen Zuid-Holland 6.0 Vestas V90 3.0 MW 2014 Windpark Vlissingen Vlissingen Zeeland 2.0 Enercon E70 2.3 MW 2015 The 6 wind farms, consisting of 15 wind turbines in total, were developed and constructed by YARD in various parts of the Netherlands. Their combined production is sufficient for supplying renewable electricity for more than 24,000 households. The acquisition has brought the total wind capacity of Eurus in the Netherlands to 106.48 MW. Tetsuya Suwabe, Managing Director of Eurus Energy Europe, stated: “We are glad that our Dutch business has been growing steadily, thanks to the successful partnership with YARD ENERGY. We also took over the asset management of the projects from YARD ENERGY and will maintain good operations for all stakeholders.” Kevin Dijkers, CEO of YARD, added: “Eurus Energy proved to be a very good long

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Schiedam, The Netherlands, January 15th 2019: Vryhof, a trusted partner to many of the offshore industry’s leading companies and its three businesses - Deep Sea Mooring, Vryhof Anchors and Moorlink - today announced up to US$75 million in new contracts, starting 2019 on a high. The contracts include landmark deals for Vryhof Anchors for the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm, offshore Portugal, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm, and the Havfarm 1 offshore fish farm project in Norway, one of the world’s largest floating structures. In addition, Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) has secured contracts with Saipem Indonesia, Odfjell Drilling and Noble Drilling for the supply of mooring related services during 2019 in offshore Indonesia, the North Sea, and Myanmar respectively, as well as a large-scale contract offshore Australia. Vryhof Anchors has been awarded an oil & gas contract in Malaysia with SOFEC and connector specialists Moorlink has won several niche contracts in the renewables and oil & gas drilling sectors. Wolfgang Wandl, Group CEO at Vryhof, commented on the deals: “While the past few years have come with significant market challenges to the offshore sector, the relentless hard work, customer-focused approach of all our teams and businesses, and continued diversification into the renewables and

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The simple fact that PV energy generation peaks during the daytime when many homes have low demand has seen the rise of innovative hot water diversion devices and energy storage additions to residential PV arrays. The makers of the Solar iBoost, Marlec and VARTA Storage have been co-operating to ensure that when users of the VARTA energy storage system also want to benefit from free hot water the two systems work in harmony at capturing excess energy. Users of these systems save more on their home energy bills for electricity and water heating simply by self consuming the solar energy generated on site at their convenience rather than solely as it’s generated. With Feed in Tariffs at their lowest and set to end in 2019 homeowners will certainly seek to maximize any investment in rooftop solar and as it is estimated that homes without any form of storage consume less than half of on-site power generation, storage systems are rapidly becoming a critical component of PV systems. Marlec and VARTA Storage have co-operated in trials which have shown that the two technologies operate in harmony where energy storage is prioritized, drawing excess energy to recharge and provide power for electrical appliances when PV

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With an increased number of UK companies sought to do business overseas in 2019, Subsea UK will explore the current and future global opportunities across a number of markets at this year’s Subsea Expo. As the industry experiences record highs in investment and exports, the Department for International Trade (DIT) will be hosting an International Trade Day on Wednesday, 6th February to highlight the opportunities for international expansion across the industry. The trade day will see DIT host essential country briefing sessions on key global markets including Azerbaijan, Brazil, Egypt, Kuwait and Mexico. Delegates will learn about new business opportunities arising from operators’ latest global project developments and their subsea requirements. There will also be the opportunity to hear from UK export finance officials, export licensing officials and global offshore wind specialists. DIT will share the latest advice on market entry strategies, financing for exporters and overseas buyers of UK capital goods and services and compliance with export controls. Throughout Subsea Expo, DIT will also provide an opportunity for delegates to take part in one-to-one meetings with in-country experts in a bid to match UK expertise with demand from key oil and gas provinces, including Azerbaijan, India, Brazil, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Norway, Senegal, Tanzania and the

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As China accelerates its investment in the offshore wind industry, SeaRoc Group has provided essential expertise on the development of reliable communications solutions for projects being built far from shore. At the recent 3rd National Conference on Offshore Wind Engineering and Technology (NCOWET), SeaRoc Group Managing Director, Steve Pears presented to companies working in the sector to provide guidance on effective communication and tracking for far offshore construction projects. The ability to communicate at all times with vessels and aircraft during an offshore wind project is a legislative requirement. The location, size and irregular shape of offshore wind farms present new challenges to the safe navigation and communication of shipping and emergency rescue. “The construction of offshore wind farms brings significant logistical and management challenges. The development of offshore wind power has resulted in farms being constructed in deeper waters and further from shore, making the risks even greater.” Commented Steve Pears, Managing Director at SeaRoc Group.

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− Installer data from EuPD Research shows Hanwha Q CELLS captured the largest share of solar module market in Germany last year − Leadership position attained by focusing on high efficiency modules with residential and commercial solutions − Growth of Q.PARTNER sales network helped boost sales, while  brand awareness increased through sponsorship of German Bundesliga football club RB Leipzig − Wood Mackenzie data further indicates Hanwha Q CELLS’ market leadership in U.S. residential solar market in third quarter of 2018 − Hanwha Q CELLS’ CEO Mr. Hee Cheul (Charles) Kim remarked: “Based on superior technology leadership and quality competitiveness, we will continue to accelerate Hanwha Q CELLS’ market penetration not just in Germany, but the whole of Europe.” [Thalheim (Bitterfeld-Wolfen), Germany, January 15, 2019] Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: HQCL) (“Hanwha Q CELLS” or the “Company”), one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it achieved top market share in Germany’s solar module market in 2018. According to the survey titled Global PV InstallerMonitor 2018/2019 by EuPD Research, Hanwha Q CELLS cornered a larger share of module sales than any other company in Germany last year. This performance is the result of steadily targeted

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Orders in Q4 2018 come to 1.7 GW 137 turbines from the new Delta4000 series sold in 4th quarter alone Orders in full-year 2018 amounting to 4.75 GW (+73% yoy) Hamburg, 15 January 2019. With a volume of 1,679 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity, also in the fourth quarter the Nordex Group posted a high order intake (Q4 2017: 1.599 MW). This means that in the past year the company received new orders for more than 4.75 GW (2017: 2.74 GW), equating to an increase of more than 73 percent compared to the previous year. Order intake 4th quarter 2018 In the fourth quarter of 2018 Nordex customers ordered wind turbines with a volume of 1,679 MW. A large number, approx. 40 percent, were accounted for by the newly launched N149/4.0-4.5 turbine from the Delta4000 series. For instance, in the case of the large Swedish project Nysäter, 104 turbines of this type – as well as other models - are to be used. Further N149 turbines were sold to Finland, Turkey and Germany. In addition to this, the Nordex Group received the first large-scale order in India with 100 of the new AW140/3000 turbines.

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, the Danish manufacturer of wind turbines has been established in the Port Ostend since 2013 and today they are officially opening their new office location in the presence of the Danish ambassador Karsten Vagn Nielsen, the new mayor of Ostend Bart Tommelein and alderman of the port Charlotte Verkeyn. "Because we will be servicing no less than 244 wind turbines at sea from the port of Ostend by 2020, we were in urgent need of expansion. This new location offers room for our new employees. Meanwhile we now have over 100 employees in our Belgian branch," says Aart Bark, regional director MHI Vestas Belgium. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is an established company in the offshore wind industry in the Port of Ostend. The MVOW turbines in the current Belgian wind farms are operated by Parkwind: Northwind (72 turbines), Belwind (55 turbines) and Nobelwind (50 turbines). There are 44 wind turbines scheduled to be built in early 2019 at the Norther wind farm and Northwester II is planned for later in 2019, with a further 23 turbines of no less than 9.5 MW. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will monitor and maintain 244 wind turbines of different production capacities from

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 innogy is taking on solar development projects with over 50 MW of installed capacity  Primus will supervise projects up to completion  innogy is implementing 750 kW solar projects in GermanyEssen, 14 January 2019 innogy SE is building on its cooperative relationship with Primus Group. From now on, innogy and Primus Solar GmbH will tackle solar projects together, in addition to onshore wind projects. This was confirmed in a cooperation agreement, signed by both companies End of December. Part of the agreement allows innogy to take over solar projects with a total capacity of over 50 megawatts peak (MWp) in Thuringia, central Germany, and Bavaria, southern Germany. Primus, which is a developer based in Regensburg in Bavaria, will continue to further develop projects for innogy as a service provider. However, the rights to the projects will be fully transferred to innogy. Both parties have agreed to keep the purchase price and other contractual details confidential. Thorsten Blanke, Head of Solar at innogy SE, explains: “Entering into specific cooperative agreements with other project developers is part of our growth strategy. We have already worked with Primus in developing onshore wind power plants. We are now set to extend this cooperative relationship to the

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