Ocean Sun posts higher first quarter net loss, with slight rise in revenues

Norwegian floating solar company Ocean Sun has recorded a wider net loss in the first quarter of 2022, when compared to the same period a year earlier, with a slight increase in revenues. Illustration/Ocean Sun’s 223kWp floating solar demonstrator on … Read More

In focus: Governments around the globe embracing renewable energy revolution

The week behind us saw many nations exploring renewable energy opportunities to cope with the global energy crisis. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content Subscribe to continue Become a PREMIUM … Read More

Masdar targets floating solar projects in Kyrgyzstan under new MoU

UAE government-owned Masdar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Energy to explore the development of renewable energy opportunities, including floating solar and hydropower, as well as onshore solar PV projects. Source: Masdar Under the agreement, … Read More

Sunlit Sea targets fully automated floating solar panels production

Norwegian company Sunlit Sea is ramping up the production capacity for its floating solar technology by transitioning from manual to automatic production at its facilities. Illustration/Sunlit Sea’s floating solar panel (Courtesy of Sunlit Sea) Sunlit Sea’s semi-automated production-line assembly process … Read More

NREL set to fast-track novel marine energy tech with new wave test tank

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has installed the first wave test tank at its Flatirons Campus in Colorado, which can help shepherd marine energy prototypes from abstract concepts to the market. NREL’s new wave tank being installed in Colorado … Read More

Spain sets forth regulations for floating solar installations to bolster energy security

Responding to the energy crisis instigated by the war in Ukraine, the Government of Spain has outlined a set of regulations for the installation of floating solar power plants on around a hundred state-owned hydropower reservoirs. Premium content Checking for … Read More

Marine renewables specialist Innosea sets up shop in Spain

Innosea, the international engineering, design and R&D consultancy within marine renewable energy sector, has expanded its European presence to the Spanish market. Jordi Serret, head of Innosea’s Spanish office (Courtesy of Innosea) Innosea’s presence in Barcelona is the company’s first … Read More

German solar power company names new chief

Elevion Group has appointed Thorsten Blanke as chief executive officer of its German-based solar power subsidiary Belectric. Thorsten Blanke, the newly appointed CEO of Belectric (Courtesy of Belectric) Thorsten Blanke currently serves as chief commercial officer of Belectric and will … Read More

Albania’s 500kWp floating solar plant restarts commercial operation

The first floater of the Banja floating solar project, developed by Statkraft and Ocean Sun, has restarted its commercial operation following an incident last summer. Illustration/The first 500kWp floating solar unit installed in Albania (Courtesy of Statkraft) Based on Ocean … Read More

Ocean Sun teams up with Sunseap for full-scale floating solar demo in Southeast Asia

Norwegian company Ocean Sun has signed an agreement with Sunseap to deploy a 1.2MWp floating solar project in Singapore Strait. Ocean Sun’s floating solar technology (Courtesy of Ocean Sun) The project is a full-scale demonstrator comprising two Ocean Sun systems, … Read More