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Vattenfall plans to invest SEK 1 billion (EUR 100 million) in large-scale solar energy generation over the next two years. In addition, Vattenfall also provides small-scale solar solutions for customers. The investments support Vattenfall’s objective to become fossil-free within a generation. Solar farm at Parc Cynog, Wales. In total, 5 megawatts (MW) of solar panels […]

ABB launches Collaborative Operations for the power generation and water industries

ABB expands its global network of industry experts, digital technologies and knowledge base Today, ABB launches ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations for Power Generation & Water. Driven from a new ABB Ability Collaborative Operations Center in Genoa, Italy, the new operating model enables leading power generation and water companies to improve operations and maintenance using digital […]

Siemens Gamesa to provide service for a total of 55 turbines at four innogy wind farms in Poland

• Service contracts include cutting-edge remote diagnostics for 120 MW capacity • Projects feature Gamesa G90-2.0 MW turbines and Siemens G2 platform units Siemens Gamesa will provide service to Polish onshore wind farms of innogy SE, one of the major operators of onshore wind farms in Europe. Via its subsidiary innogy Renewables Polska, the company […]

Merkel’s Sweeping Wind, Solar Plans Seen Unrealistic by CDU Ally

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan to boost the share of renewable energy in the nation’s power mix is probably unrealistic, said a senior lawmaker from her Christian Democratic Union party. Wind and solar power-generation targets set this month by Merkel’s prospective new coalition government may overstretch the technical capacity of the national grid and overstep levels […]