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Company profile Nordex quadruples net profit

Hamburg - According to preliminary figures, the Nordex Group increased its sales by some 21 percent in 2014 to EUR 1,734.5 million (2013: EUR 1,429.3).

How Siemens is going to cut the costs for offshore wind power

Hamburg - The international wind energy conference EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen in early March will see Siemens focusing on innovations supporting cutting the costs of offshore wind power.

Ballard Power announces "disappointing" financial figures

Vancouver - Ballard Power Systems announced consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31st, 2014 and full year 2014.

Gamesa doubles net profit in 2014

Zamudio, Spain - Gamesa ended 2014 with net profit of 92 million Euro, i.e. double the 2013 figure (45 million Euro).

Germany starts new solar farm incentive scheme

Bonn, Germany - The Bundesnetzagentur has published details of its first ever competitive tender process for large-scale ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Energy Union: secure, sustainable, competitive, affordable energy for every European

Brussels, Belgium - Energy is used to heat and to cool buildings and homes, transport goods, and power the economy. But with ageing infrastructure, poorly integrated markets, and uncoordinated policies, our consumers, households and businesses do not benefit from increased choice or from lower energy prices.

First Solar and Sunpower plan to partner to form joint YieldCo vehicle

Tempe & San Jose / USA - First Solar, Inc. and Sunpower Corp. announced that they are in advanced negotiations to form a joint YieldCo vehicle (the YieldCo) to which they each expect to contribute a portfolio of selected solar generation assets from their existing portfolio of assets.

Company profile wpd orders giant Senvion-turbines for offshore wind farm

Bremen, Germany - wpd AG has closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe project.

Largest offshore wind farm worldwide: Dogger Bank Creyke Beck granted consent

Reading, UK - The first consent order for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank in the North Sea has been granted– making it the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK.

Gamesa signs 150 MW wind energy order in Brazil

Zamudio, Spain - Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, saw its firm order intake rise above 3,300 MW in 2014, boosted by two new order wins in Brazil totalling 150 MW in the fourth quarter of the year.

Trina Solar is the new world’s top crystalline module producer

London - Trina Solar became the world’s foremost producer of crystalline modules in 2014, responsible for 7.9% of global production and displacing Yingli as the market leader, according to research and consulting firm Globaldata.

Siemens receives Africa`s biggest order for wind turbines ever

Hamburg - Siemens has secured another large wind power contract in South Africa with an order for 157 wind turbines for three projects in the South Africa province of Northern Cape.

Company profile PNE WIND AG intends to quickly realise projects

Cuxhaven / Edinburgh – PNE WIND AG, an international German wind farm project developer, aims to quickly develop its projects located in the United Kingdom together with a financially strong partner. PNE WIND UK, the Edinburgh-based Joint Venture of PNE WIND AG, is primarily active in the development of wind farms in Scotland and is focussed on actively expanding its project pipeline which currently represents wind farm projects with approx. 1,169 MW of nominal capacity. Scotland does not only have excellent wind resources but also benefits from having an attractive and stable political climate for onshore wind energy. Operating in the UK and specifically Scotland has been a positive experience for PNE Wind AG.

RWE Innogy and Statkraft agree partnership deal for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

Oslo / London / Swindon - RWE Innogy and Statkraft have signed an agreement to jointly develop the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, off the east coast of England. The deal will see Statkraft take a 50% stake in the UK wind farm, which has an expected capacity of up to 900MW. The development and construction phases will be delivered by a joint RWE/Statkraft project team, managed by Statkraft and, drawing upon the competencies of both companies. Under the terms of the agreement, no financial details will be disclosed.

Capital Stage continues to expand dynamically by entering UK market

Hamburg, Germany - Capital Stage, the SDAX-listed solar and wind park operator from Hamburg, acquired the first solar park portfolio in the United Kingdom. The portfolio comprises seven solar parks with a total generation capacity of roughly 53.4 MWp. The total investment including the debt capital portion amounts to approx. GBP 67.7 million (approx. EUR 90.0 million). The acquisition is subject to the usual conditions precedent.

Rec Silicon announces stable profits in Q4 2014

Fornebu, Norway -REC Silicon ASA reported fourth quarter 2014 revenues of USD 126.2 million compared to USD 126.5 million in the third quarter.

Company profile Nordex delivers first N131/3000 turbine for wind farm in Finland

Hamburg - Launched last year, Nordex’s N131/3000 wind turbine is attracting growing demand outside Germany as well.

Company profile Deutsche Windtechnik records a new record turnover of over 70 million Euro

Bremen, Germany - Deutsche Windtechnik AG can look back on 2014 as being an immensely successful year: the company recorded an increase in annual turnover of 38 per cent compared to the previous year with 72 million Euro, passing the 70 million Euro limit for the first time.

Ballard signs fuel cell IP deal with Volkswagen Group

Vancouver, Canada / Ingolstadt, Germany - Ballard Power Systems announced that the Company has entered into a Technology Solutions transaction with Volkswagen Group (Volkswagen AG and Audi AG) for an aggregate amount of approximately US$80 million for the transfer of certain automotive-related fuel cell intellectual property (IP) and a two-year extension of an engineering services contract.

Apple and First Solar strike industry's largest commercial power deal

Tempe, USA - First Solar, Inc. announced that Apple has committed $848 million for clean energy from First Solar's California Flats Solar Project in Monterey County, Calif.

Vestas to pay dividend again

Aarhus, Denmark - 2014 was the first year in the implementation of Vestas’ new strategic plan, Profitable Growth for Vestas, and it proved to be a year of strong performance.

Siemens receives new wind energy order in the US

Hamburg - Siemens has been awarded another order from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) to supply and install 87 wind turbines for the Logan’s Gap Wind project in the USA.

BASF starts innovation contest on energy storage

Ludwigshafen, Germany – The Open Innovation Contest BASF aims to find ideas to store energy from renewable energy sources.

Wind energy market in Europe increased 2014

Brussels - Across the 28 Member States, the wind industry connected a total of 11,791 MW to the grid with coal and gas adding 3,305 MW and 2,338 MW respectively, says the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

Siemens hands over second North Sea grid connection for offshore wind power

Erlangen, Germany - Siemens has now handed over HelWin1, the second North Sea grid connection in quick succession, to its client TenneT.

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