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CL Grupo industrial enlarged its energy portfolio The new investor is a mayor support for GES future. The company has gradually got back to activity during the first semester of this year. GES will count on a 1.000 professional staff all over the world June 2017. The 6th June CL Grupo Industrial completed the acquisition of Global Energy Services (GES), by acquiring the 100% of Global Energy Services Siemsa S.A. shares. The industrial group takes the last step to add the renewable construction and service provider to its energy company portfolio. GES will be the front office for all the services provided regarding the renewable sector, in which CL also had other solar companies. GES will provide services through the whole value chain, including engineering, construction, operation and maintenance for both wind and solar. GES has recently come out of a state of insolvency the company came through during the last months. This was the last obstacle to complete the sales and purchase process from CL side, which has finally become a reality with the deal signage. The renew company will be formed by 1.000 professionals all around the world. GES has delivered more than 14 GW in both solar

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Hamburg, 15 June 2017. The Nordex Group has been awarded three new contracts covering a total capacity of 36 megawatts in France. Different project developers and power station operators have placed orders for the installation of a total of 13 N131/3000, N117/3000 and N117/2400 turbines. Work on the wind farms is to commence this year. Nordex will be installing its N131/3000 turbine in France for the first time. With a rotor diameter of 131 metres, it will be the largest turbine installed in France to date. The turbine will be able to generate large energy yields even in light wind regions and fits perfectly to the site conditions thanks to its very low acoustic output levels. With an installed capacity of over 1.7 GW, Nordex is one of the market leaders in France, servicing its customers’ wind power systems via a dense network of 15 service stations.

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Latest design approval granted to DCNS Energies’ foundation for floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) is validation for upcoming projects in France, the USA and beyond Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, June 13, 2017 – Bureau Veritas has issued a Preliminary Design Approval for a Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation designed by DCNS Energies. The floating foundation is based on a semi-submersible floater, designed to be competitive, adapted to mass production, easily towable, connectable and dis-connectable, and adaptable to site conditions & local industrial environments. This approval was provided as part of the General Electric (ex-Alstom) and DCNS Energies Sea Reed project, a FOWT product development initiative supported by ADEME, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency. Matthieu de Tugny, COO, Senior Vice-President and Head of Offshore, Bureau Veritas, commented; "We are seeing increasing interest in FOWT technology as demand for wind power increases. FOWTs, fabricated onshore, can be installed in deep water and on variable seafloor topographies. Because of their low environmental impact during installation and application in deeper waters, we can see that demand for FOWTs will grow." A Preliminary Design Approval for Bureau Veritas implies that the Basis of Design has been approved. The design is feasible, achievable, and contains no technological show-stoppers that

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SEaB Energy, one of the UK’s brightest innovators of waste to energy technology, joins the latest Clean + Cool trade mission this week where it is expected to secure fresh funding and seal new customer orders. Southampton-based SEaB Energy, along with twenty other UK cleantech companies will join the Clean + Cool entrepreneur mission visiting San Francisco from 10th to 17th June 2017.  Clean + Cool Mission 2017 is backed by Innovate UK, the government’s innovation agency, and is designed to help CEOs explore cross boarder opportunities, find faster routes to market and discover ways to overcome some of the toughest challenges facing early stage businesses. Speaking, prior to leaving for the company’s third Clean + Cool Mission, Sandra Sassow, SEaB Energy’s CEO and Co-Founder, said: “Energy and waste are two of the biggest challenges that face cities around the world today. And let’s not forget how precious water is. Today, these are all managed centrally, requiring large facilities and expensive infrastructure. So, imagine a city where organic waste can be transformed into heat, energy and water, directly on site where the waste is produced, and where there is no requirement for garbage trucks, power lines or even water and sewer pipes” “This vision,

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Zug, June 12th 2017 - At the last meeting of the shareholders of ROMO Wind Holding AG, Massimo Derchi was elected as new member of the board. Massimo Derchi is currently strategic advisor of renewable energy and infrastructure companies. Prior to this position he was in charge of the renewable energy business of ERG Renew from 2011 to 2016. During his mandate, Erg Renew became the 1st wind power producer in Italy and one of the top 10 in Europe (onshore), present in Italy, France, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland and UK. He also increased the ERG Renew owned portfolio assets from about 300 to 1700 MW. Jan Nikolaisen, Co-CEO of ROMO Wind:” Massimo Derchi is not only a great person with a high level of integrity, but he also brings valuable perspective and experience to us from a large and growing operator due to his previous position as CEO of Erg Renew.” The new Board member Massimo Derchi adds: “iSpin gives wind power operators a deep understanding of the actual wind conditions of their assets and I am very pleased to support Jan and the Board in making a solid business case out of it”. The Board of Directors of ROMO Wind consists of Christian

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New, two story 27,000 square foot building Service Center of Excellence Further expansion of customer and employee satisfaction and loyalty Asslar, June 13, 2017. Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the worlds leading providers of high-tech vacuum solutions for the semiconductor, industrial, coating, analytical and R&D markets, is breaking ground in Nashua, NH, USA, on a new, two story 27,000 square foot building. This modern construction will house the North American headquarters for administration, sales, product management, marketing and customer care. In parallel, the existing 24,000 square foot building will be converted to a Service Center of Excellence, bringing together under one roof all service activities of the entire Pfeiffer Vacuum product portfolio. State-of-the-art automated cleaning and test equipment will be utilized to produce the highest quality repairs in a timely manner. These investments are further evidence of our ongoing commitment to support our valued customers throughout North America, while at the same time providing a modern, best in class work environment for our staff for many years to come, said Dr. Matthias Wiemer, Management Board Member at Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG. Pfeiffer Vacuum was founded in 1890 in Asslar, Germany. It has about 2,400 employees worldwide and more than 20 subsidiaries. Its service program

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Atkins has been appointed by PowerChina Huadong Engineering Co. Ltd (HDEC) to design the offshore substation platform at State Power Investment Corporation’s (SPIC) 300MW Binhai South Phase 3 offshore wind farm in the Yellow Sea. Working collaboratively with HDEC, Atkins will be part of helping China to grow a self-sustainable domestic offshore wind industry and to realise its renewable energy ambitions. As one of the first British companies to work on a Chinese offshore wind farm, bringing a wealth of experience from its role in helping the European offshore wind industry to mature, Atkins’ scope covers ground engineering and structural work for the offshore substation topside and jacket foundation. This design contract represents an opportunity for China to benefit from lessons learned and innovations that have helped drive the European offshore wind industry forward, enabling it to be more cost competitive with other forms or electricity generation. Andy Thompson, Atkins’ market lead for offshore engineering, said: “This project is a tremendous opportunity for international collaboration that will benefit the evolution of offshore wind expertise and help ensure the industry continues to grow as a reliable source of energy.  In line with our strategic ambitions to expand our offshore wind business into new areas,

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Hamburg/Melbourne: Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a Delivery Partnership Agreement with RES Australia and its project partners for the 116-turbine Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria in a consortium with Downer and is now part of Senvion's conditional order book. The Delivery Partnership Agreement is for the early works which are currently underway and is a precursor to financial close of the project. The wind farm will feature the 3.7M144 turbine type, which is being designed for this project. This product extension is currently being developed and added to the Senvion portfolio for other projects. Jürgen Geissinger, CEO of Senvion, said: "We are very pleased to be collaborating with RES and its project partners on this significant project. This agreement demonstrates that our commitment to deliver optimised products for all wind conditions is highly effective and helps to consolidate Senvion's strong market position in Australia. It also showcases the confidence of strategic partners in our products." Raymond Gilfedder, CEO and Managing Director of Senvion Australia said: "The introduction of ambitious renewable energy targets in Victoria has injected new confidence in the local wind energy market. We are very excited to be working with RES Australia and its

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The fruit of a ground-breaking WFSV build partnership between Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) and Mainprize Offshore Ltd will be on the quayside (berth VB32) at Seawork International this year. With unique features such as a dedicated three-point mooring system, fuel transfer system and a draft of only 1.4m, the 23m WFSV MO4 has been designed and built to operate in shallow water conditions and take windfarm service vessels to the next level. “We chose AMC because of its flexibility and the company’s attention to detail and workmanship, coupled with its willingness to meet the tight deadlines the client required,” said Bob Mainprize, manging director, Mainprize Offshore Ltd. He pointed out that from the keel being laid up to the handover, the build time for the MO4 has been less than nine months. This has meant a build time saving of almost four months reducing build finance cost and risk. “This means that MO4 will start to pay back four months earlier than any other builder can offer,” Mr Mainprize added. MO4 is fitted with twin Caterpillar C32 diesel engines driving fixed pitch propellers that gives the vessel a service speed of 26 knots, even when fully loaded.

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From 31 May to 2 June 2017, IMEON ENERGY presented its new intelligent hybrid inverters at the Intersolar exhibition in Munich. Essence of technology and innovation, IMEON's inverter with its Artificial Intelligent is able to understand its environment in order to adapt its energy management strategy while respecting the objectives of the users: autonomy, lowering the energy bill, security of power supply….Visitors mainly appreciated the reliability and the adaptability of IMEON thanks to many downloadable applications designed both for individuals and professionals, allowing IMEON to continuously evolve and integrate new functionalities. Embedded Artificial Intelligence: A.I. Insid IMEON smart grid inverters for self-consumption are the heart of your solar installation. With a real conscience, IMEON adapts to its environment. Thanks to its Texas Instrument ARM Cortex processor, it is designed to progress and adapt to future technological and regulatory developments (connected objects, smart home, electric mobility

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