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TORM, an international product tanker owner and operator based in Denmark, will retrofit 36 Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems within its existing fleet and fit PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 11 newbuilds. Alfa Laval will provide large-flow ballast water treatment systems for 36 vessels between 2019 and 2024. TORM is a product tanker company with global operations and vessels ranging in size from 35,000 to 114,000 DWT. One of the world’s leading carriers of refined oil products, the company has worked with PureBallast 3 Ex since 2017 and retrofitted its first system in 2018. Having recently ordered PureBallast 3 Ex for newbuild projects in China, TORM will now retrofit the same across their product tanker fleet. “Based on careful evaluation of the solutions on the market and our experience with PureBallast 3 Ex on board, we are confident that Alfa Laval is the right choice for ballast water treatment on our tankers,” says Jesper S. Jensen, Head of Technical Division at TORM. “The system’s high performance, in combination with Alfa Laval’s global presence and service offering, will mean compliance security for our vessels.” Under the fleet agreement, 47 TORM vessels will be equipped with large-flow PureBallast 3 Ex systems of 2000 m3/h.

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Pairs Industry Leading Service with Market Leading Remote Sensing Value Hinesburg, VT, USA, September 10, 2018. NRG Systems, a subsidiary of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), today announced that it has acquired a portfolio of advanced technology developed by Pentalum, an Israeli company that specialized in remote sensing solutions for wind measurement. Founded in 2009, Pentalum pioneered low-cost Lidar solutions that have been deployed by customers in the wind resource assessment, wind farm operations, forecasting, and research markets globally. Pentalum’s principal innovation was their patented Direct Detect Lidar technology that is able to deliver the high precision and reliability of Lidar at a significantly lower cost compared to conventional Doppler Lidar technologies. Pentalum deployed this technology in their SpiDAR® Vertical Wind Profiler beginning in 2012 and it is now in use on five continents. NRG Systems’ President, Justin Wheating, commented, “NRG has played an active role in the global wind energy market for over three decades and we recognize the growing importance of Lidar in resource measurement and wind farm operations. Pentalum’s technology, when paired with NRG’s global sales and service capabilities, is a significant advantage for our customers, and a great new opportunity for customers who could not previously justify the

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·         On 7 September 2018 Photon Energy N. V. fully placed its 7.75 % corporate bond 2017/22 with a total volume of EUR 30 million. ·         The net issue proceeds will flow into the construction of major utility-scale projects in Australia and Hungary for the company’s own portfolio. ·         Investors can still purchase the bond at the open market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and other stock exchanges in Germany. Amsterdam, 7 September 2018 – Photon Energy N.V. (WSE: PEN, NL0010391108, the “Group”) announces that it has successfully completed its five-year 7.75 % corporate bond (ISIN: DE 000A19MFH4) placement. The target volume of EUR 30 million was subscribed to in full before the end of the public placement that took place in Germany, Austria and Luxembourg, originally set until 20 September 2018. In October 2017, Photon Energy launched a public offer for its second EUR-denominated 5-year corporate bond (with a coupon rate of 7.75 % and quarterly payments) together with an exchange offer for the holders of its first 8 % EUR-bond due and successfully repaid on 12 March 2018. The Group intends to use the remaining net issue proceeds for the construction of utility-scale PV power plants for its proprietary portfolio

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Electrification of energy demand doubles: 45% in 2050 - 50% of all new cars in Europe are expected to be electrical vehicles in 2027. 80% of global electricity production will come from renewables. Major grid infrastructure growth: Total installed power line length and capacity will triple by 2050 to deliver a surge in electricity demand and address the dispersed nature of wind and solar. To speed up the transition regulators and politicians need to rethink electricity markets to provide additional flexibility including storage, demand-side response and interconnection capacity. London, U.K. (10th September 2018) – Rapid electrification of energy demand and the rise of energy from wind and solar sources will lead to massive growth of the world’s electricity transmission and distribution systems. This is one of the main conclusions of DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook 2018: Power Supply and Use report, which provides an outlook of the global energy landscape up to 2050. The report forecasts continuing rapid electrification, with electricity’s share of the total energy demand expected to more than double to 45% in 2050. This is driven by substantial electrification in the transport, buildings, and manufacturing sectors. In the transport sector, the uptake of private electric vehicles (EVs) will

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Our daily objectives are to meet the challenges of façade aesthetics and energy production, as well as to meet the highest requirements for architects, building owners and solar panel manufacturers. Thanks to this commitment from the first days, we are proud to announce 4 good news. WINNER OF 2018 PRIX SUD (START-UP DURABLE) After winning the Zürich insurance climate prize in the construction and housing category in 2016 and the international PV-Magazine innovation prize in 2017, Solaxess was selected last August as a finalist for the SUD Sustainable Start-up prize, initiated by the newspaper “Le Temps” and supported by Romande Energie. Following the votes of readers and internet users, as well as votes of jury experts, Solaxess wins this first 2018 edition! AN ALMOST INVISIBLE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC FAÇADE A small PPE located in the north of the commune of Boudry (NE), requested a local façade specialist for the realization of a part of facade in photovoltaic panels. The objective was to completely blend in a few dozen m2 of panels (to power the heat pump and the common premises) with the rest of the plastered façade. Thanks to our white film integrated during the PV-panels manufacturing, the colour of the whole building is

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Pioneering wind farm will “turbocharge” the growth of low cost sector, says CEO The First Minister of Scotland today (Friday, September 7) said she took pride in the North-east’s cutting-edge European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) saying it helps maintain Scotland’s reputation for low carbon innovation. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was speaking at the inauguration of the EOWDC which she officially opened during a visit offshore to Vattenfall’s 93.2MW facility in Aberdeen Bay. Two of the EOWDC’s 11 turbines have a capacity of 8.8MW and are the most powerful to have been deployed anywhere in the world. The FM joined the Swedish energy group’s CEO and President Magnus Hall, who said the pioneering EOWDC will “turbocharge” the growth of the offshore wind industry. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “I am proud that as part of this ground-breaking project, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbines are now up and running in Scotland. “The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre will maintain Scotland’s reputation for innovation in low carbon and renewable energy development and deployment. “A single rotation of one of these 8.8MW turbines will generate enough energy to power a home for 24 hours which truly shows the potential of this technology to strengthen Scotland’s renewable energy

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Grid connection begins on Hanwha Q CELLS’ 45 MW solar PV portfolio in Poland − First megawatt of PV portfolio commissioned in the Polish town of Smętowo Graniczne − Remaining 44 MW, comprised of small clusters of single-MW solar plants, to be grid-connected across Poland by early 2019 − Acquisition of 30 MW of PV projects in Poland complete [Berlin, Germany, September 7, 2018] Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH ("Hanwha Q CELLS" or “the Company”), the German subsidiary of one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers in the world, Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: HQCL), has this week observed grid connection of the first megawatt of the Company’s solar PV portfolio in Poland. The first 1 MW plant to be grid-connected is located in Smętowo Graniczne and was built to Hanwha Q CELLS’ superior standards of quality, design, engineering and construction. This development comes after Hanwha Q CELLS’ recent finalization of the acquisition of an additional 30 MW of shovel-ready PV projects, thus increasing its portfolio to 45 MWp of solar plants up to 1 MW each. This represents 15% of all solar projects secured under Poland’s new RES auction system. Each of the 50 solar parks has been awarded with

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Following deliveries of crew transfer boats and other ProZero workboats to Norway, Tuco Marine has now concluded another delivery of a 15m high-pressure cleaning boat to Norwegian AKVA Marine Services. The 15-meter workboat is the second 15m High Pressure cleaning boat, AKVA Marine takes over from Tuco. And the delivery sea trails where handled by AKVA Marine Services, Managing Director, Karl Johan Ferkingstad and Fleet Manager Jarle Birkeland. The 15m ProZero HPC boat is built from composite materials. This reduces the structural weight of the vessel and ensures low maintenance and superior durability. Thanks to the low weight and the twin inboard diesel engines connected to the distinctive Volvo Penta IPS propulsion system with forward-facing, counter-rotating propellers, the vessel is capable of operating at more than 33 knots. The union of low weight and efficient propulsion results in impeccable control and handling, world-class fuel efficiency and minimal environmental impact. “We are extremely happy to deliver this fantastic vessel and once again prove that our ProZero workboat concept is a great tool for owners seeking top performance and reliability while also taking great care of the crews on board. And doing a second successful delivery to the same customer is always a pleasure” says

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SOx compliance and the approaching global sulphur cap are among the marine industry’s most pressing concerns. Alfa Laval is not only working to meet today’s scrubber demand, but also securing long-term peace of mind for those who invest in Alfa Laval PureSOx systems. “Alfa Laval’s focus is securing the compliance of our customers, both today and for the future,” says Erik Haveman, Sales Director, Exhaust Gas Cleaning. “Naturally we want to meet the demand that currently exists. But we also want to ensure that our customers are a step ahead, so that they can be confident in meeting tomorrow’s challenges.” Preparing open-loop systems for hybrid upgrades Over the past decade, many changes in environmental legislation have come into effect, requiring shipowners to invest in equipment on board their vessels. Alfa Laval is securing flexibility for PureSOx customers by delivering their open-loop PureSOx systems in a hybrid-ready configuration. “Many customers today are purchasing open-loop PureSOx systems,” says Haveman. “But there is the possibility of stricter water discharge regulations in the future. By preparing all open-loop deliveries for easy upgrading to a hybrid system, we give PureSOx customers room to adapt if tougher laws appear.” The possibility of using fuels with higher sulphur content Going forward, PureSOx can

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The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre in Aberdeen Bay opens today. The project, developed by Scottish Renewables member Vattenfall, boasts the world's most powerful turbines - one rotation of which will generate enough energy to power a home for 24 hours. Attending the inauguration event in Aberdeen, Claire Mack, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said:"This project is significant on a global stage. The developments and research which are taking place in Aberdeen place Scotland at the very forefront of offshore wind innovation and cement the city’s reputation as an energy powerhouse. "The supply chains which have comes together on projects like the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, and others including Beatrice and Moray East, further north, are already revitalising coastal communities. "With 25% of Europe’s offshore wind resource, the deployment of technology like these turbines – the most powerful in the world – presents an enormous opportunity for Scotland. "Industry and government, both in Edinburgh and London, must continue to work together to deliver offshore wind, reducing the carbon emissions which cause climate change and at the same time delivering economic benefits for the whole country."

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