New I/O module for safety applications

Belden has brought out a new I/O module in its Lumberg Automation™ range specifically for the decentralized Fieldbus system LioN-Link. The module (0942 UEM 612) fulfills protection class requirements IP67 and has four digital M12 slots with a higher limit on the output voltage permitting 2A per line and 6A in total. These outputs are […]

Borouge and Borealis underline their commitment to the Southeast Asia Wire & Cable market

Wire SEA 2011
BITEC Bangkok | Hall 104, Stand C01
September 13 – 15, 2011
Bangkok, Thailand
At the 3rd international WIRE Southeast Asia trade fair in Bangkok, visitors will experience why wire and cable manufacturers across the globe are choosing advanced insulation, semi-conductive and jacketing materials from Borouge and Borealis, leading providers of innovative, value creating plastics […]

First Solar PV Modules Receive New IEC Certification for Effectiveness in Coastal Environments

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that its advanced thin-film solar modules have received a new international certification confirming that the company’s technology can be used in a variety of operating conditions, including coastal environments.

Gamesa and Iberdrola jointly resolve to end their strategic agreement for developing wind farms

Gamesa and Iberdrola gave official notice to Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) that they have agreed to unwind their strategic alliance in wind farm development due to the global economic downturn, which has substantially changed market conditions, and the companies’ respective strategies.

Vattenfall Sells Its Belgian Operations

Vattenfall yesterday reached an agreement with the Italian energy company Eni regarding the sale of its Belgian operations for about 157 MEUR (about 1.4 SEK billion) on an enterprise value basis. The transaction comprises Nuon Belgium N.V., serving approximately 550,000 electricity and gas connections, as well as its subsidiary Nuon Wind Belgium N.V. and Nuon […]

MidAmerican Energy, Siemens Energy and Mortenson Construction Celebrate Renewable Energy at Rolling Hills Wind Project

Construction of the 443.9-megawatt Rolling Hills wind project in southwest Iowa is progressing on schedule toward a planned year-end completion. Today, officials from MidAmerican Energy Company, Mortenson Construction and Siemens Energy gathered with community leaders and local residents at the site to showcase the project.  Attendees celebrated the region’s continued focus on bringing renewable energy and economic […]

SolarCity to Make Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Available Across its Service Territory

Now more Americans than ever will be able to “drive on sunshine”, by charging their electric cars with solar power, and save up to 77 percent on fuel costs. SolarCity has partnered with industry pioneer ClipperCreek to provide electric vehicle (EV) chargers compatible with all new EVs. SolarCity will initially install ClipperCreek EV chargers through […]

Eneco builds big bio-energy-fired power plant in Delfzijl port

The Dutch energy provider Eneco is going to realize a 49 MW bio-energy power plant on a reserved site in the Delfzijl port area.

Geothermal Power in Germany, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update

Research and Markets has announced the addition of GlobalData ’s new report “Geothermal Power in Germany, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles” to their offering.

Smart’ PV inverter market to grow to 27 GW

Shipments of smart solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters are forecast to grow to 27 GW by 2015, according to IMS Research