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• Chief Information Officer Alan Feeley takes over additional role • Strong focus on the merged company’s operational framework for cyber security Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has appointed Alan Feeley as its new Chief Cyber Security Officer. In addition to his current responsibilities as Chief Information Officer, he will expand and manage the company’s operational framework for cyber security and will consolidate all security developments in the context of the digital transformation of SGRE after the merger of Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power. In this role, Alan Feeley will work closely with the Technology and Product Security Departments, Corporate Security, and HR. Cyber Security vulnerabilities and threats present tangible risks and challenges to companies and to the operations they support for their customers. The complexity of this topic requires coordination and orchestration across many parts of large companies, including IT, Product Design, Security, and Data Protection, to name a few. Siemens Gamesa helps its customers to take advantage of technology advancements while simultaneously minimizing exposure to risk. An optimal security solution can only be implemented if it is continuously adapted to new threats. With the new position, Siemens Gamesa has implemented cyber security in its top management to be prepared for future challenges

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Saudi Arabia is the next big market, followed by rising stars Egypt, Jordan and Morocco. Tunisia and Algeria are more nascent markets while Turkey is actively procuring. Dubai, September 19, 2017 In recent years, the MENA region has experienced a boom in solar projects and significant improvement in the investment climate for solar energy. Commercial banks are increasingly comfortable investing in this sector and recent years have seen the growth of innovative financing deals designed to further reduce the risk profile for commercial lenders. To what extent have the improvements in financing have been key in driving the uptake of solar energy in MENA and, equally importantly, is this favorable trend is set to continue? Yusuf Macun, Partner and Head of Project Finance Advisory Practice at Apricum, the cleantech advisory, believes the industry has benefited from a series of factors that have combined to create the optimal conditions for investing in solar energy and led to a significant reduction in PPA tariffs awarded in recent tenders. In 2015, the DEWA II project in the UAE and the R2 project achieved tariffs of around 6c/kWh. Just a year later, the Sweihan project in the UAE was awarded for a record-beating levelized electricity cost of

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany, September 21 – RECOM, the largest European PV module manufacturer, became one of the few international manufacturers of solar modules to receive the surveillance certificate Gözetim - import license from the Turkish Ministry of Economics. RECOM will supply a total of 200 megawatts (MW) of Polycrystalline solar modules for Turkish photovoltaic projects within the following months, aiming to become the leading module supplier on the rapidly growing Turkish market with abundant potential for renewable energy development. As per the estimates of the Ministry of Energy, the solar installed capacity is expected to be increased in Turkey in the coming years and reach 5 GW by 2023. “There is a great demand for high-quality modules on the Turkish market. Even though obtaining the Surveillance Certificate was very challenging, the outstanding performance of RECOM modules has been validated in many large-scale projects worldwide and we will accompany the transition to low-carbon economy in Turkey as a strong and reliable partner. We are confident to play a major role in re-shaping the dynamics of future solar development and provide to our customers all the benefits of modern technology.” says RECOM’s CEO, Hamlet Tunyan. The issuance of the Gözetim certificate proves ones more RECOM’s determination to

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Solar has become the world’s favorite new type of electricity generation, with more solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity being installed than any other generation technology according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics. The company’s latest report update on the GlobalData Power Attractiveness Index (GPAI) confirms that worldwide, approximately 72 gigawatts (GW) of new solar PV capacity was installed in 2016. Wind energy was in second place with 53 GW, followed by coal with 52 GW, gas with 41 GW, and hydro with 31 GW. The index ranks the major power markets across the globe and helps stakeholders to identify the countries which present the most opportunities in the short-term, based on their performance on macroeconomic and power business indicators. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK: Global Power Market Attractiveness Index The index also provides a strong understanding of the indices which have been created by technology for all major power technologies, namely thermal, wind, solar PV, hydro, nuclear, and biopower, which are then combined to give the overall index for the country. The GPAI also states that China and India occupy the top two spots as the most lucrative power markets in the short term. These are followed by

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Leading renewable energy underwriter teams up with emerging market specialist to provide services for 75MW Sidrap Wind Farm, including work at specially-constructed jetty Indonesia, 20th September 2017 – Modern Energy Management (MEM), a specialist in delivering project lifecycle certainty to renewable energy developers, financiers and investors, is to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services at Indonesia’s first utility-scale wind project, Sidrap Wind Farm, on behalf of GCube Underwriting Ltd. (GCube). Under the terms of the agreement, MEM will provide risk management services related to the offloading of wind turbine generator components for the 75MW wind farm. As the pace of wind energy development in the emerging markets increases, there is an urgent need for supporting infrastructure to be properly integrated into the supply chain process. Although relatively lowly ranked by the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index, Indonesia is undertaking significant investment in its ports and harbours in order to better facilitate the import of capital equipment. Whilst this process takes place, however, wind energy developers require the confidence of a secure and comprehensive marine warranty service to ensure that large parts and components arrive at the project site undamaged and on time. GCube selected MEM for this work ahead of local survey companies

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Binsdorf/Geislingen, Germany, September 20, 2017 - Asunim Turkey, a project developer, EPC and O&M company, has selected global market leader, Solar-Log™, to monitor two solar PV plants currently under-construction in Akhisar and Kula. Asunim Turkey and Solare Datensysteme GmbH (SDS) have been cooperating now for several years and Solar-Log™ monitoring is already deployed for a number of Asunim’s PV projects. For this 42 MWp project deal with SDS, Asunim Turkey has secured Solar-Log™ dataloggers, weather sensors, online analysis, the management software Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ XL, and the Solar-Log™ WEB-4U service. The Solar-Log™ team will personally monitor these PV plants daily through the Solar-Log™ WEB-4U package. “We looked for a very reliable system that would allow us to access production data of all our PV plants. At Asunim, we want to give an ideal and efficient after sales service. Our O&M department makes sure that our customers get top performance ratios and the fastest possible reaction times for production deviations. Out of several systems we know, Solar-Log™ met all our requirements”, said Andreas Schuenhoff, the Group’s Director of Asunim. For SDS, manufacturer of the Energy Management System Solar-Log™, this means another successful step to monitor and manage even more PV plants in Turkey.

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CHC Group has signed a contract with DONG Energy to provide aviation services for the first phase of DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Hornsea Project One will be the biggest windfarm in the world, capable of supplying clean electricity to well over one million homes. It will be built 120km off the coast of Yorkshire, UK, and helicopters will be used to transport workers and equipment both during the construction and operational phases. CHC with its European head office in Aberdeen, is a leading provider in the oil and gas industry. Working with Uni-Fly as a sub-contractor, CHC will deliver the six -year deal covering the construction phase as well as the first five years of operations and maintenance of the wind farm. This includes a transfer service to take people from shore to the wind farm, and also smaller helicopters to transfer people and tools between the turbines and substations. A combination of Leonardo AW139 and AW169 helicopters, to suit the different phases of the project, will begin flying out of Humberside heliport from April 2018. Both the services and operations for this contract will be based from Humberside, contributing to the expansion and development of the service base and surrounding

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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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