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As of now, SUN & WIND ENERGY opens its archives. You can browse, read and download every article that has been published since 2003. It’s a special service to our readers – and it’s for free!

01.12.2016

I’m angry

Volker Buddensiek

Our editor in chief is upset! He constantly stumbles across people who complain about crowing roosters, power lines, wind turbines, and virtually anything else that might disturb their view from the breakfast table.

22.09.2014

Deutsche WindGuard unlocks complex wind sites with ZX Lidars

Lidar measurement in complex terrain

With the introduction of a solution to allow the standalone use of wind lidar ZX 300 in complex terrain, Deutsche WindGuard has made a successful start to 2021.

07.01.2021

Siemens Gamesa seals its first wind farm project in Ethiopia, expanding its leadership in Africa

Assela Wind Farm (pict. Siemens Gamesa)

Siemens Gamesa has signed its first wind power project in Ethiopia with state-owned electricity company Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), strengthening its leadership in Africa as the country begins to expand its green energy capacity to meet ambitious renewable targets.

04.01.2021

Intelligent interoperable and future-proof charging infrastructure

Ebee Smart Technologies GmbH and The Mobility House are coordinating the interoperability of their systems. A smooth interaction between the Ebee solution, the charging controller from Bender, which has been verified by thousands of test cases, and the Charging and Energy Management system ChargePilot from The Mobility House is guaranteed.

19.10.2020

Conversion to on-demand night-time marking (BNK) of wind turbines also guaranteed during times of Corona

According to the General Administrative Regulation (German: AVV) for the marking of aviation obstacles, infrared light will be mandatory for many wind turbines as additional navigation lighting. The infrared light developed for this purpose by former Reetec, now Robur Wind, has been certified by the responsible authorities.

10.08.2020

Reliable power forecasts for the largest solar parks in the world

Kurnool solar park (pict. Greenko)

For the secure integration of solar parks on a gigawatt scale, grid operators need particularly accurate predictions of power generation. The German-based company energy & meteo systems is already forecasting the generation capacity of large parts of several gigawatt parks and has now also acquired operators of the world's second largest solar park Pavagada in India as customers.

29.06.2020

Siemens Gamesa acquires Ria Blades plant and completes Senvion assets acquisition

Following the acquisition of Ria Blades, Siemens Gamesa has completed the purchase of selected assets from Senvion announced in October 2019. The acquisition of Onshore Service assets and IP was concluded in January 2020.

30.04.2020

Next-Gen Wind Blade Mover: Ready to Conquer Rough Ground

(pict. SH Group A/S)

New easy-to-maneuver transportation solution enables safe, easy and secure transportation of large wind blades on rough and uneven surfaces.

28.04.2020

Germany: Major One-Off Events Drive Renewables’ Share to All-time High of 52 Percent

Renewables covered around 52 percent of gross power consumed in Germany during the first quarter of 2020. This all-time high was driven by a combination of one-off events. Preliminary calculations by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Federal Association of Energy and Water Management (BDEW) yielded this figure. February’s record winds were followed by an unusually sunny March. Power consumption was also down by one percent from the same period last year.

15.04.2020

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