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Sunpower acquires solar panel cleaner Greenbotics

San Jose, USA - Sunpower Corp. announced that it has acquired Greenbotics, Inc., a Davis, California-based company that offers products and services for large-scale solar power plants.

Enel Green Power opens geothermal energy museum in Italy

Laradello, Italy – One hundred years after the opening of the first geothermal plant, a museum that tells a fascinating history but also illustrates a present full of energy and culture, leading into a future of increasingly renewable resources was inaugurated in the Tuscany Region of Italy at the end of September.

Suntech Power Holdings receives Investment Letter of Intent from state owned Wuxi Guolian

Wuxi, China - Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. announced it has received an investment letter of intent from Wuxi Guolian Development (Group) Co., Ltd. to make an equity investment into the Company of not less than US$150,000,000 in cash in connection with supporting a comprehensive rehabilitation and restructuring of the financial and operational affairs of the Company.

Gamesa enters Philippine market supplying 54 MW

Zamudio / Madrid - Gamesa is adding a new market to its geographic footprint, having signed an agreement to supply 54 MW of turbines to the San Lorenzo wind farm being constructed by Japan's Kanematsu Corporation in Guimaras Island for Trans Asia Renewable Energy, one of the country's leading independent energy producers.

Company profile Siemens: Güris Group from Turkey orders 53 direct drive wind turbines

Hamburg - The Turkish Güris Group continues its cooperation with Siemens for three new wind power projects scheduled to be built in Turkey.

Union Investment diversifies new infrastructure fund by adding wind power in Ireland and France

Hamburg - Union Investment has acquired two more wind farms for its UniInstitutional Infrastruktur SICAV-SIF infrastructure fund.

German Record: Wind energy produces power with capacity of nearly 25,000 megawatts

Muenster, Germany – Never before have the wind turbines in Germany made such a large contribution towards the national electricity production as on Monday.

23 Million Euro overdue: Insolvent SiC Processing is going to sue Yingli

Hirschau, Germany - The insolvency administrator of SiC Processing GmbH (SIC) and its subsidiary, SiC Processing (Baoding)Ltd., are going to sue various subsidiaries of the solar panel company Yingli, to enforce outstanding debts and bring contractual compensation claims for short deliveries.

Fuelcell Energy constructs new facility in South Korea – eyes further market expansion in Asia

Danbury, USA – Fuelcell Energy has announced a series of updates with its South Korean partner, Posco Energy, including the start of construction for the South Korean fuel cell manufacturing facility, growing demand for multi-megawatt fuel cell installations, and the execution of a master service agreement for installations in Asia.

Solar capacity in India cracks 2 GW barrier – languishes behind growth targets

Muenster, Germany – At the end of August, India was able to boast an installed photovoltaic capacity of 2.1 gigawatts (GW).

Renewable Energy Corporation ASA increases revenues but also EBIT-loss

Sandvika, Norway - Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) reported third quarter 2013 revenues from continuing operations of NOK 705 million and EBITDA of NOK 36 million.

Hanwha SolarOne surpasses four gigawatts of solar modules shipped

Chicago - Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd., a top-10 global photovoltaic manufacturer of solar modules, announced it has shipped four gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic (PV) modules to 35 countries around the world. Hanwha SolarOne is the first South Korean solar company to reach this milestone.

IEA: Wind power seen generating up to 18% of global power by 2050

Paris - Wind power could generate up to 18% of world’s electricity by 2050, compared with 2.6% today, the new report IEA Technology Roadmap: Wind Energy – 2013 Edition finds.

ABB wins offshore wind connection project in German North Sea

Zurich, Switzerland – ABB has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission system operator Tennet to supply an AC power transmission link connecting Sandbank, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high-voltage direct current) converter station SylWin alpha.

Results of the REC Solar ASA offering

Sandvika, Norway - Reference is made to prior stock exchange announcements regarding the offering and listing on Oslo Børs, of 40 million shares in REC Solar ASA at a subscription price of NOK 20 per share.

Gamesa inaugurates Spain’s first Offshore Turbine

Arinaga Quay, Spain – Gamesa inaugurated the company’s maiden offshore wind turbine - and the first to be installed in Spain - in Arinaga Quay on Monday. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the President of the Canary Islands regional government, Paulino Rivero, the Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, and the Chairman of Gamesa, Ignacio Martín.

Study: South Africa to become hot spot for renewables

Cape Town, South Africa - The potential for renewable energy (RE) generation in South Africa is high, and the successful execution of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPP) has been powering the growth of the RE industry in the country. A new study sees it on track to becoming one of the fastest-growing markets worldwide.

Latin America and Caribbean attract increasing share of global clean energy investment

London/Washington – The 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are accounting for a rising share of global clean energy investment as governments in the region strengthen policy support and local supply chains expand, according to a new report.

First Solar to build another giant solar power plant in California

Tempe, USA - First Solar has entered into an agreement to construct a 250 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Riverside County, California, for a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC.

New government in Australia pushes for an end to carbon tax

Canberra, Australia - The new conservative government in Australia under Prime Minister Tony Abbott (Liberal Party) has released the carbon tax repeal bill for public consideration.

Canadian Solar begins Construction of Canada's largest photovoltaic project

Guelph, Canada - Canadian Solar announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has begun construction of the 100 MW ac Grand Renewable Solar Project utility-scale solar farm, which will be Canada's largest photovoltaic ("PV") project.

Company profile GE and GDF SUEZ Energy Romania Fuel Wind Energy Growth in Romania

Bucharest, Romania - GE finalized the installation and started the testing of 20 GE 2.5-103 wind turbines for a 50-megawatt (MW) wind energy project under construction by GDF SUEZ Energy Romania in the town of Baleni, located in Romania’s southeastern Moldavian region. When it begins operating, the wind farm will generate enough renewable electricity to power the equivalent of 50,000 houses in Romania. GE will support the Baleni wind farm’s long-term availability through a full-service maintenance agreement.

Company profile Study: By 2030, worldwide power sector could cut CO2 emissions by amount equivalent to EU’s total annual emissions

Munich - Global power demand is set to increase on average by nearly 3 percent per year over the current and next decade. Cumulatively, this moderate growth will cause overall power demand to rise by more than half of its current level between now and 2030. If new power plants are added as foreseeable, associated CO2 emissions are likely to increase by a quarter or 3,500 megatons. These are the findings of a recently published study by Siemens and Professor Horst Wildemann of the Technical University of Munich.

Investments in Renewable Energy Technologies decrease in 2013

London/ New York – Global investment in clean energy was 45.9 Billion USD in the third quarter of 2013, down 14 per cent on the second quarter of this year and 20 per cent below the number for third quarter 2012, according to the latest data on deals and projects compiled by research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

EDP Renováveis sells 49 percent stake in french wind farm portfolio

Madrid - EDP Renováveis S.A. has reached an agreement with Axpo Power AG and Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG, both subsidiaries of Axpo Group (“Axpo”), to sell a 49 percent equity shareholding and outstanding shareholders loans in a wind farm portfolio of 100 megawatt located in France, which currently benefit from a feedin tariff regime. Based on the transaction price, the total implied enterprise value for 100 percent of the assets amounts to 126 million Euro.

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