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Installation jackup vessel installs 87 turbines on largest offshore windfarm Total installed turbines could power nearly 1.4million homes* 17th May 2018: The world’s largest and most advanced installation jackup vessel has successfully completed work on the biggest offshore windfarm project in the Irish Sea, with its operators reaching an installation milestone. Scylla, owned and operated by world leading offshore installation and maintenance contractor Seajacks, recently finished installing 87 turbines on the Walney Extension windfarm off the Cumbrian coast. The vessel began work at Walney Extension, which once operational will be the world’s biggest offshore windfarm, on the 1st August 2017 and completed installation of 40 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines and 47 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines on 24th April 2018. Having originally been contracted to install all the turbines in 246 days, Scylla completed work four weeks ahead of schedule. Delivered in October 2015, Scylla is a state of the art wind turbine foundation and installation vessel specifically designed for deep water and large windfarm components and is the only ship capable of installing 12MW+ turbines at a single time. Fitted with 105 metre long legs, she has the ability to install components in water depths of up to 65 metres. The Walney Extension, a

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GES contributes with its expertise in the installation of wind turbines The tower prototype will validate a new design to reduce the turbine installation costs May 2018. GES is cooperating with Nabrawind in the installation of a new self-erecting tower prototype, patented by the Spanish engineering company. GES has taken part in the first assembly tests and is now in charge of the erection of the prototype, which will be 160 meter high, in Eslava (Spain). Nabrawind aims to validate the innovative design, that will make possible a dramatic- decrease in the tower erection costs. The use of a modular self-erecting system, avoids the big cranes costs currently used in r the installation of the tallest wind turbines. GES has been a pioneer in the renewable sector and is always aware of the new trends in the industry, adapting its services to the changing needs of a constantly evolving sector. “Being involved in this project has a strategic component for GES”, Alberto de Alfonso, Installation Business Unit Director said “We are very pleased to take part in this project. We really think that Nabrawind’s design can revolutionize the wind turbine assembly process. This collaboration in such a milestone for the

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Petrofac has secured a long-term Framework Agreement (FA) with Transmission Capital to provide engineering services across six of its OFTO (Offshore Transmission Owner) assets. Under the Agreement, which is for five years, Petrofac has already been awarded two subsea engineering work scopes on key export cables connecting the Lincs and Robin Rigg offshore windfarms with their onshore transmission systems. The FA will enable Petrofac to support future engineering requirements across all of Transmission Capital’s OFTO export cables and substations in the Southern North Sea and Irish Sea. The award builds upon Petrofac’s recent successes in the UK and German offshore wind markets, where it has been providing Engineering, Procurement and Construction support on major fixed and floating wind developments, and designing and engineering subsea cables. Commenting, Usman Darr, Vice President Engineering Services for Petrofac Engineering and Production Services, West said: “This award reflects Petrofac’s growing position in the offshore wind market, where we continue to build our track record of delivering a strong, technically competent service for our clients. “We very much look forward to having the opportunity to leverage our experience of challenging seabed conditions on behalf of Transmission Capital, through a range of multi-discipline engineering and operational support services.”

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SeaRoc Group, has announced the integration of innovative metocean risk management software - ForeCoast® Marine – with its SeaPlanner™ marine management, providing enhanced tools for planning works offshore. Through the integration of ForeCoast® Marine, the SeaPlanner system will provide a cutting-edge metocean risk management feature for accessing and viewing metocean data from various sources. It will optimise the timing and sequencing of operations to minimise weather downtime, for quantifying the knock-on effects of metocean delays, and for generating simple and informative reports that can be shared with the supply chain in just a few clicks. “The integration of ForeCoast® Marine enables a completely new function to the existing planning features of the SeaPlanner system”, said Steve Pears, Managing Director at SeaRoc Group. “Not only can clients effectively manage their transfer plans with vessel availability, records of tasks to be carried out and availability of trained personnel, but with the ForeCoast® Marine integration it is now possible to include availability of weather and metocean windows for the transits to take place – potentially saving thousands and ensuring operational optimisation at all times. This additional functionality allows SeaPlanner clients to plan all types of vessel activity, taking into consideration, weather and metocean

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Milton Keynes, 15 May 2018:  BayWa r.e., a global renewable service provider, energy developer and wholesaler, has purchased the UK based renewable energy service provider, Becon Consultancy. Based in Scotland and established in 2009, Becon Consultancy has grown to be one of the leading service providers for high voltage maintenance and switching services, landscaping maintenance and civil groundworks for renewable energy schemes in the UK. Oliver Niedhöfer, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Operation Service Limited, commented: "The acquisition of Becon Consultancy is a natural progression for us and further strengthens our scope of services in the UK by adding specialist civil groundworks, high voltage electrical services and landscaping expertise. I’m delighted to welcome the team onboard.” BayWa r.e. has seen strong growth in the UK market and has grown its serviced portfolio to over 1 GW of utility-scale wind and solar projects. This includes the operation and maintenance of the biggest solar farm in Northern Ireland and most recently a two-year contract for the management of solar plants on behalf of METKA EGN. A truly global service provider, BayWa r.e. now has over 4.5 GW of assets under operations management and is active throughput Europe, the US, Australia, Africa and Central America. Tobias Bittkau, Managing

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- Q1 revenues at EUR 256 million, with adjusted EBITDA of EUR 1 million - 2018 guidance confirmed with 99% revenue coverage[1] - Q1 order intake up 37% year-on-year to EUR 484 million, five consistent quarters of order intake growth Hamburg: Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has recorded one of the strongest first quarter order intake ever in the first three months of 2018 driven by solid business in new markets such as Australia and India in particular. Order intake growth is expected to continue in 2018 due to a large pipeline secured in key markets, and it is likely to pave the way for further growth in 2019 and 2020. Senvion posted EUR 256 million in revenues the first quarter 2018 (PY: EUR 392 Million). The main reasons for this development were the typical seasonality, witnessed in this industry coupled with the back-end loaded nature of the installation schedule this year. In line with revenues, EBITDA was also weaker resulting in an adjusted EBITDA margin of 0.3%. Working capital was slightly higher, up 3.1% influenced by the build-up of inventory for the business installation phase in the second half of the year. Given the soft start to the year and

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Sales totaling EUR 488 million EBITDA margin of 4.1 percent Order intake rises to just over 1 GW N133/4.8 high-wind turbine expands product portfolio Guidance for 2018 confirmed Hamburg, 15 May 2018. The Nordex Group (ISIN:DE000A0D6554) today announced that it generated sales of EUR 487.9 million in the first three months of 2018 (Q1 2017: EUR 648.4 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) totaled EUR 20.0 million (Q1 2017: EUR 51.2 million), resulting in an EBITDA margin of 4.1 percent (Q1 2017: 7.9 percent). This development is mainly due to low order intake from Germany in the last financial year 2017. Overall, the Company has made a solid start to the year with these figures, which are in line with its expectations. In the Service segment, Nordex increased sales by eight percent from EUR 72.8 million to EUR 78.8 million to remain on track for growth. Sales in the Projects segment fell by 29 percent to EUR 409.6 million during the period under review (Q1 2017: EUR 578.5 million). In the first quarter of 2018, Nordex installed 171 wind turbines in eight countries with a capacity of 522.9 megawatts (Q1 2017: 415.6 MW). Latin America accounted for around

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• The company will supply 22 SWT-3.4-108 for two wind farms in Hokkaido Siemens Gamesa continues to reinforce its presence in Japan by reaching its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation for two projects in Hokkaido, and will supply 22 of its SWT-3.4-108. Both nacelles and hubs will be manufactured in Denmark, while the blades will be produced in China and Denmark. The turbines will be delivered in 2018-19 and the first batch has arrived at the port in Hokkaido last April. Siemens Gamesa will also handle the operations and maintenance services at these facilities for the next 20 years. In words of Álvaro Bilbao, CEO of Siemens Gamesa’s APAC Onshore business, "Siemens Gamesa is strongly committed to the Japanese market. We were pioneers in this market and we have established ourselves as the leading supplier thanks to our ability to adapt to our customers' needs". The contracts were signed in August 2017 and March 2018 and are part of the Order Book announced in the results of Q2 FY2018. Siemens Gamesa in Japan Since entering this market in 1999, Siemens Gamesa has installed 188 wind turbines in the country (more than 323 MW). The company is also an active player in the operation and maintenance

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Former RES co-founder and Chief Technical Officer to join Lidar-company Board 14 May 2018: As part of strategic and significant growth plans within the business, ZephIR Lidar can confirm the appointment of Dr. Mike Anderson to the Board. Anderson, a co-founder of Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leading developer, constructor, owner and operator of wind energy projects throughout the world, joins ZephIR Lidar with immediate effect following his 35 year career as Chief Technical Officer. A significant achievement during this time was to lead the RES Technical Team in the development and design of the then largest wind farm in the world, King Mountain in Texas. Mike joins the board as ZephIR Lidar capitalises on the significant industry opportunities created by the company and others such as RES over the past 15 years. “It is a proud moment seeing truly one of the pioneers of wind energy joining the pioneers of Lidar within that same industry” commented ZephIR Lidar MD, Ian Locker. “We have a significant opportunity to capatilise upon something we have created over the past fifteen years. Mike is absolutely the right person to help us to do that – the wealth of experience, the passion and the individual. We send Mike a

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North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers ApS (“North Sea”) of Esbjerg, Denmark, and NSH-Shipbrokers GmbH (“NSH”) of Hamburg, Germany, announced today that they are combining their resources. The acquisition will strengthen the services offered to clients. The parties have entered into agreements whereby North Sea acquires the majority of the shares in NSH. North Sea and NSH will act as one team and NSH will be renamed to North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers GmbH. Mr. Anders Helsinghoff Fjord will be Director and Mr. Dominic Bigott and Mr. Max Mehringer will be managing partners. The combined organisations will be well positioned to provide a broader range of integrated services and solutions to the industry worldwide. - We are very pleased to have Dominic Bigott and Max Mehringer onboard our team, says Director and owner Anders Helsinghoff Fjord. – Dominic and Max are two very professional shipbrokers with a proven track record in the market, and we firmly believe our combined experience and knowledge will enable us to offer even better shipbroking services to charterers and ship owners. -‘Through the combination of resources between Hagland and North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers with addition of an office in Hamburg , we have significantly strengthened our position as brokers in the

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