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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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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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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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• 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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•   The company is discontinuing the manufacturing of Adwen AD8 to focus its sales efforts on just one 8 MW model. •   The French State has authorized the switch of technology for both wind farms. •   This decision does not modify Adwen’s plans to build two factories in Le Havre and to create 750 jobs. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, through its fully owned subsidiary Adwen France SAS, plans to deliver its 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the D8, in two projects off the French coast, namely Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier, for a total of almost 1 GW. The direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD8 model following Siemens Gamesa’s decision to focus its sales efforts on one 8MW platform. As a result, the manufacturing of the AD8 will be discontinued while further developments of the technology will be part of the company’s comprehensive product portfolio review. The switch to the D8 platform as the technical solution for the projects being developed by Eoliennes en Mer Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier and Eoliennes en Mer Dieppe Le Tréport, has been approved by the French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition after review by the Energy Regulation Commission (CRE). The change for the project developed by Ailes

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Jan De Nul Group wins the annual IADC Safety Award, presented during the Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) in Marseille, France. Jan De Nul Group is being honoured for its ‘transport of pipeline optimization’ initiative on its logistic hubs in Zelzate (Belgium) and worldwide. The award was presented by Frank Verhoeven, president of IADC to Maarten Tronckoe, Transport Supervisor at Jan De Nul Group, initiator and inspirer of the awarded initiative. Jan De Nul Group is known for its in-house expertise and engineering skills. “When executing a job, we always imagine how to better plan our work and we discuss together how we can improve such plans,” explains Christophe Leroy, QHSSE Manager at Jan De Nul Group. “Together we think of new and improved methods. And if needed, our engineers design it and our in-house workshop builds it. The optimized working process, for which we have been rewarded today, was developed, designed and tested by our own colleagues in the field. The team combined new ideas with various techniques available on the market which resulted in an overall safer process to handle and transport pipelines.” Transport of pipelines optimization I The improved working method Jan De Nul

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Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received an order to deliver rock foundation technology to Tindafjellet wind park in Rogaland area in Southern Norway. Peikko delivers all steel components to the three foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling templates and foundation reinforcement. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations. Deliveries are scheduled for September 2017. The wind park is estimated to be operational in February 2018. The project is developed by ASKO Fornybar AS. The main contractor Risa AS is responsible for the civil work of the project, and its subcontractor Espeland AS will perform the construction work of the rock anchor foundations. SWECO Norge AS has performed and granted the third-party verification of Peikko’s foundation design. Vestas will deliver 3 pieces of V117-3.3MW turbines with hub heights of 92 meters to Tindafjellet. “Peikko’s in-house component production and dedicated foundation design team were essential in this project with a short construction time. The fast and smooth delivery route from Finland to Norway also ensures a timely delivery to the site,” notes Johannes Lundal, project developer at Risa AS. “Peikko’s rock foundation solution is always tailored to customer and

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•   The company has secured an order for the supply of 150 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Xilinhot complex, in Inner Mongolia •   The wind farm is expected to be commissioned towards the end of 2018 •   The agreement also includes a long-term servicing arrangement Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW in China, one of its largest ever in this market. This substantial order reinforces the company's presence in the world's biggest wind power market where it has established itself as one of the leading foreign OEMs. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa has been engaged to supply and commission 150 G114-2.0 MW turbines for the Xilinhot complex and to service them under a long-term O&M agreement. The plan is for installation of the first turbines to begin in the second quarter of 2018 and for the complex, which is being built in Inner Mongolia, to be up and running by the end of next year. “With this significant order, the company has achieved a new milestone in its strategy in China where it has already installed over 4.6 GW”, underscored Álvaro Bilbao, CEO of Siemens Gamesa in Asia Pacific. Siemens Gamesa in Asia In addition to China, Siemens Gamesa's Asian footprint extends

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Sparrows Group has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Matt Corbin as its regional operations director for the UK and Europe to support the company’s continued growth in the oil and gas, renewables and industrial sectors. Mr Corbin, who has more than 20 years’ experience working in the oil and gas industry, has held several leadership positions including UK managing director for the subsea division of Aker Solutions and UK regional general manger for GE Oil & Gas. Most recently, he was supply chain consultant to the UK Government’s regulatory body, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) and contributed to Oil & Gas UK’s Efficiency Task Force. Mr Corbin, who has been a board member of industry body Subsea UK since 2014, has also been supporting Scottish Enterprise’s ‘Grey Matters’ programme in an advisory capacity. Based in Aberdeen, Mr Corbin will lead the UK and European business operations for Sparrows. He will be responsible for maintaining its leading market share position in lifting operations and maintenance in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), while delivering further growth in sectors outside the oil and gas industry. Mr Corbin first entered the oil and gas arena in 1997 after gaining a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical

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