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Inter-Solar 2009. San Francisco, July 14-16 Hall 1. Stand 9753· The Spanish company will be one of the main players at the North American Inter-Solar fair to be held from 14 to 16 July in San Francisco (California). With a sales office already up and running in San Francisco, MECASOLAR plans to have a production plant at full capacity in the first quarter of 2010 in this American state.{pagebreak}· At the Inter-Solar fair in USA, MECASOLAR will present to the American market its three product ranges that meet the needs of ground photovoltaic installations: 2-Axis Solar Trackers, and the recent developments, 1-Axis Seasonal Azimuth Tracker and Fixed Structures.· The 2-axis tracker increases production with regard to the fixed structures by 35%.· 1-Axis Seasonal Azimuth Tracker from MECASOLAR increases production by 5% compared to similar traditional trackers, and by 28% compared to Fixed Structures.· In terms of the new Fixed Structures, they are distinguished by their robustness and flexibility, adapting to the topography of the land.July 7, 2009. - The company

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THE COMPANIES which make up Trelleborg Offshore, the global leader in polymer and syntactic foam-based products for demanding offshore environments, have been renamed to underline the manufacturing, marketing and product synergies within the group worldwide.{pagebreak}The five principal companies will now be identified as Trelleborg Offshore followed by their geographical locations, replacing the well-known industry names of CRP, OCP, Emerson & Cuming and Viking, and bringing them under the banner of a consistent Trelleborg Offshore brand."The 'Trelleborg Offshore' name communicates a consistent identity to all our global clients," explains Trelleborg Offshore Group President, Alan Wilson. "It underlines the Group's extensive knowledge, expertise and project experience, and offers value to our customers wherever they are in the world."Trelleborg Offshore companies share a common commitment to innovation, pushing at the boundaries of material science while focusing on sound project delivery. Customers also benefit from wider access to advanced polymer research and application development within the global TrelleborgGroup, providing a rich resource of experience from diverse industries worldwide.The companies will be identified as follows:Trelleborg CRP Ltd. - Trelleborg Offshore UK Ltd.Trelleborg CRP Inc. - Trelleborg Offshore US Inc.Trelleborg OCP Ltd. - Trelleborg Offshore Barrow-in-Furness Ltd.Trelleborg Emerson & Cuming Inc. - Trelleborg Offshore Boston, Inc.Trelleborg Viking AS. - Trelleborg Offshore Norway AS.The Trelleborg Offshore group was formed following the acquisition of the CRP Group in 2006 and the

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Ningbo Solar has purchased eight metallization lines from DEK Solar in a bid to extend its capacity to deliver high quality solar cells to the global marketplace. One of the world's leading photovoltaic manufacturers, Ningbo Solar decided to implement the DEK PV1200 lines following an extensive evaluation period which yielded impressive results.{pagebreak}Ningbo Solar purchased its first PV1200 line in Q2 2008 for installation in Q3. In fact, led by DEK's China Service Manager Speed Yan with the backing of the company's global engineering team, installation was so efficient that DEK was able to hand over the line in the second week. Soon after the first line installation, Ningbo Solar placed an order for a further seven lines which were delivered later in the year.Commenting on the company's decision to partner with DEK Solar, Ningbo Solar President Zhou Jianhong explained: "Having looked at several options to support production expansion, our decision to purchase eight solar lines from DEK was based on a number of compelling factors. Importantly, DEK was able to offer us a complete metallization solution backed by lead times of weeks, rather than months, a major productivity driver that obviously appealed to our team. Plus, offering six-sigma process

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French farmer commissions the second largest solar power plant in Bretagne 6 July 2009. On 1 July, Rémy Bresteaux, a farmer in Lassay-les-Chateaux, a village in the northwest of France , commissioned a solar power plant with a capacity of 205 kilowatts - the second largest in Bretagne . Bresteaux ordered the plant from the French system supplier Solar Diffusion. The company integrated more than a thousand solar modules on the farm's two chicken-stall roofs.{pagebreak}In France systems which are integrated into buildings earn an especially high feed-in tariffs. The tariff currently paid for power fed into the grid is 60 euro-cents for every kilowatt hour (see table). To finance and operate the solar plant Bresteaux and his wife founded the company Solar Production Lassay together with Solar Diffusion. "For investments of roughly 100,000 euros and more it is more attractive in France for farmers to operate their solar power plants as corporate entities," explained Michel Milhavet a Solar Diffusion employee. SolarMax: Quality and Service Central converters made by Sputnik Engineering AG convert the power of the solar modules into alternating current for the grid. Solar Diffusion was already installing SolarMax converters back in 2007. "Sputnik is our main converter supplier.

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Rehm Thermal Systems recently announced the launch of an advanced new series of firing systems for solar cell metallization. The RFS and RFS-D Fast Firing Systems offer a range of advanced process features and thermal control that enable PV manufacturers to move their processes to an entirely new level of efficiency and yield. {pagebreak}Just launched following exhaustive testing by the renowned Fraunhofer Institute ISE, the new Rehm RFS Fast Firing Furnace extends the company's decades of high performance thermal engineering and manufacturing experience further into the world of PV manufacturing. A complete lineup of thermal solutions for metallization now includes the RFS Firing System and RFS-D combination Drying and Firing System in addition to the model RDS series dryers. All feature industry leading low energy consumption and a compact footprint that optimizes factory space while minimizing expense.The new Rehm Fast Fire Systems feature a host of innovative design features that enable new levels of metallization process performance, including Very high throughput rates (e.g. transport speeds up to 6m/minute and multiple lanes) maximize productivity - vital to satisfy an escalating world demand.Flexible transport systems that enable single, dual and triple lane handling of wafersAn Integrated residue management

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E. Pihl & Son A.S.'s new contract includes an extension of Beirut's container terminal. In tight competition with other civil engineering contractors from Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Pihl has won a contract for an extension of Beirut's container terminal in joint venture with Hourie who are a Lebanese based company.{pagebreak}The extension of the harbour includes a new 500 metre long quay and a new container yard of 180,000 square metres. The new quay is an extension of the existing 600 metre long quay and breakwater, which was built by Pihl in 1998.The new quay and container yard is positioned in an area with difficult subsoil conditions, due to among other things, the close proximity to the mouth of Beirut River. To compensate for this, the quay is constructed on 50 metre long concrete piles with a diameter of 1.4 metre. The area behind the quay will be established on reclaimed land and the contract also includes soil improvement, vertical drains, pavement and miscellaneous yard components such as reefers, substations, fencing and lighting etc.In connection with the new quay and yard the dock is to be excavated to a depth of -17.5 metres to allow the docking of large container ships.

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London, UK, June 23, 2009 - Ahead of the eighth annual British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) offshore wind event that starts in London tomorrow, the European-based Renewables team of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global insurance broker, say that insurers are increasingly seeing offshore wind as an attractive investment area with considerable growth potential.{pagebreak}The UK is a world leader in offshore wind energy. With nine offshore projects operational and a further seven currently under construction, the UK will have doubled its wind capacity to 1,500 megawatts by the end of 2009. The UK government's target is to generate up to 20 percent of Britain's electricity from renewables by 2020, 33,000 megawatts of which will come from offshore wind energy. "Offshore wind is a significant opportunity for the insurance industry, with the market expected to grow nearly 30-fold between now and 2020," said Michael Buckle, Executive Director of the Willis Renewables team, part of Willis Global Markets International. "That growth will be driven by some 40 to 50 new wind projects, each with multi-million pound construction premiums. So it is no wonder that insurers are seeing offshore wind as the next big growth area." Despite the growth potential of offshore wind

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At ADES new website you will discover videos, animations of ADES trackers and ADES future products as well as a presentation of company activities.Also, you will find the shadow SOLARFARM program for free download. The objective of the program is to facilitate the tasks of engineering design, customers and installers who want to implant the ADES solar trackers into their projects.{pagebreak}SOLARFARM provides a graphical 3D space that allows analyzing and optimizing photovoltaic parks designed with ADES Solar Trackers. The optimization process helps to obtain higher production facing lower occupancy of the land.The application lets you introduce the actual state of the topography of the land giving the higher accuracy in the shadows prediction.The program simulates a model which gives projections of shadows in real time, calculating all possible interferences of the sun beams and the different elements (ADES Solar Trackers, buildings or obstacles existing in the installation).These interferences are treated in a very visual way, through a series of colours and geometric shapes. SOLARFARM marks exactly where the problem is.On the other hand, the program allows you to study the daily behaviour of the shadows of each individual tracker. With this information you will predict with extreme detail which trackers

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NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 2009 - BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, will highlight its next generation technologies in booth 8157 at Intersolar North America, on July 14-16, 2009 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.{pagebreak}"We are pleased to present a truly exciting array of new products," said Jan-Paul van Maaren, Ph.D., BTU vice president marketing. "We have next generation technologies for both CdTe and CIGS thin film applications and for silicon photovoltaic use."In thin film photovoltaics, BTU leverages its experience with large-scale, custom, in-line thermal process systems for CdTe and CIGS processes. These systems can be well over 100' in length and include specialized features like coating capability and novel atmospheres. System design is scalable and systems are available for lab, pilot and production use.In Silicon Photovoltaics, our new TRITANTM Drying and Firing furnace is designed for faster process speeds in combination with innovative heating and gas delivery technology. With optimized wavelengths, wafers can be heated at a steep temperature gradient. The proprietary multi-drive system allows the drying and cooling sections to run at a reduced speed, keeping the same footprint and reducing operating costs.BTU

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• Photovoltaic power plants with a peak output of around 600 kilowatts• "Solar Pioneer Award" for two projectsSulzemoos 18 June 2009 / Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd in Singapore, a subsidiary of TecDAX listed Phoenix Solar AG, has during the last few months acquired a number of significant solar projects with a peak output totalling 600 kilowatts.{pagebreak}A photovoltaic power plant with a peak output of 300 kilowatts is currently being built on a factory building in Singapore. Construc-tion work on the power plant began in May 2009 using poly-crystalline solar modules from REC and inverters from SMA. The expected annual energy yield of the photovoltaic plant comes to around 330,000 kilowatt hours. The completion of what will be Singapore's largest photovoltaic plant has been scheduled for September 2009.Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd's second project, the largest building-integrated thin-film photovoltaic power plant in Singapore, erected on the Tampines Grande building, was completed in May 2009. The turnkey photovoltaic power plant, planned and built by Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd, comprises a façade-integrated array built with modules from Schott Solar and a roof-mounted system with modules from Suntech, together totalling a peak output of 107 kilowatts. The power plant generates electricity for the multi-level car park of the energy-efficient office building. The annual energy yield has been estimated at approximately 120,000 kilowatt hours. The owner

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