WWEA Secretary General elected as REN21 Vice Chair and Member of the Bureau

On the occasion of the Mexican International Renewable Energy Conference MEXIREC, the Steering Committee of the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century REN21 elected Mr Stefan Gsänger, Secretary General of the World Wind Energy Association, as new Vice Chair and Member of the Bureau. Together with the other elected Bureau Members, Mr Gsänger will serve for a two years term and guide the operations of REN21.

Greensolver announces partnership with Smart Blade

Under the terms of the agreement, Greensolver is now the only operator in France licensed to install Smart Blade’s vortex generators on wind turbines.

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MeteoPole Zephy-Science awarded a €1.3 million grant by the EU

MeteoPole Zephy-Science’s ZephyCloud platform has been awarded for the second time a grant of €1.3 million for its 2-year R&D program under the framework of Horizon 2020 Program.

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Rosatom has founded a new wind energy company

Rosatom has founded NovaWind, a new managing company to implement it’s wind energy strategy. The starting capital of the new entity is 1,101 bln roubles. Alexandre Korchagin has been appointed as CEO of the new company. NovaWind will incorporate Rosatom’s activities which focuses on developing projects in the field of renewable energy. At the initial stage NovaWind will unite all the wind energy assets of Rosatom.

NaiKun Wind Energy Group forms strategic partnership with DONG Energy

The Board of Directors for NaiKun Wind Energy Group (NaiKun) executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with DONG Energy to further advance its offshore wind project, proposed in Hecate Strait between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert.

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Vattenfall to save SEK 2 billion to make room for investments

In its strategic transformation process Vattenfall has identified a need to increase efficiency in staff and support services. A program with an ambition of a SEK 2 billion cost reduction target for these areas by 2020 has been decided.

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