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First Solar Signs Definitive Agreements to Sell Japan Project Development and O&M Platforms to PAG Real Assets

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 9:05pm

In 2021, PAG acquired two projects under development by First Solar in Japan with a total capacity of 50 MWDC.

Key Points: 
  • In 2021, PAG acquired two projects under development by First Solar in Japan with a total capacity of 50 MWDC.
  • Upon each respective closing, the majority of First Solar project development and O&M employees in Japan will join PAG.
  • PAG is a leading alternative investment firm focused on APAC with three core strategies: Credit & Markets, Private Equity, and Real Assets.
  • Founded in 1997 as Secured Capital Japan, PAG Real Assets has invested $32 billion across more than 7,000 properties across the Asia-Pacific region.

The EU must look to Virtual Power Plants to help avoid electricity grid collapse

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 7:30am

One solution is for policy, including the EU's REPowerEU action plan on May 18, to support the creation of Virtual Power Plants fuelled by massive amounts of untapped energy in homes across Europe.

Key Points: 
  • One solution is for policy, including the EU's REPowerEU action plan on May 18, to support the creation of Virtual Power Plants fuelled by massive amounts of untapped energy in homes across Europe.
  • To safeguard electricity grids, EU and government policy must help to create virtual power plants from new alternative sources of energy.
  • If 400,000 homes were renovated, this would save the need for a 1 GigaWatt power station at a fraction of the cost.
  • In effect, energy efficiency can become a "virtual fuel" and linked together, homes will become "Virtual Power Plants".

The EU must look to Virtual Power Plants to help avoid electricity grid collapse

Retrieved on: 
Monday, May 16, 2022 - 7:30am

One solution is for policy, including the EU's REPowerEU action plan on May 18, to support the creation of Virtual Power Plants fuelled by massive amounts of untapped energy in homes across Europe.

Key Points: 
  • One solution is for policy, including the EU's REPowerEU action plan on May 18, to support the creation of Virtual Power Plants fuelled by massive amounts of untapped energy in homes across Europe.
  • To safeguard electricity grids, EU and government policy must help to create virtual power plants from new alternative sources of energy.
  • If 400,000 homes were renovated, this would save the need for a 1 GigaWatt power station at a fraction of the cost.
  • In effect, energy efficiency can become a "virtual fuel" and linked together, homes will become "Virtual Power Plants".

Megawatt engages Japosat for Satellite Imagery Analysis at Mistumis Lithium Property, James Bay, Quebec

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 7:22pm

VANCOUVER, BC, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Megawatt Lithium and Battery Metals Corp.(CSE: MEGA) (FSE: WR20) (OTC PINK: WALRF) (the "Company" or "Megawatt")announces it has engaged Japosat Satellite Mapping ("Japosat") of Montreal, Quebec to provide analysis of satellite imagery at the Company's Mistumis Property in the James Bay Territory, Quebec.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, BC, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Megawatt Lithium and Battery Metals Corp.(CSE: MEGA) (FSE: WR20) (OTC PINK: WALRF) (the "Company" or "Megawatt")announces it has engaged Japosat Satellite Mapping ("Japosat") of Montreal, Quebec to provide analysis of satellite imagery at the Company's Mistumis Property in the James Bay Territory, Quebec.
  • The analysis of the data will be used to formulate the upcoming season's sampling and prospecting field work planned at the Mistumis property.
  • About MegaWatt Lithium and Battery Metals Corp.
    MegaWatt is aBritish Columbiabased company involved in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties inCanada.
  • View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/megawatt-engages-japosat-for-sa...
    SOURCE MegaWatt Lithium and Battery Metals Corp.

Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 2:14pm

Paris/Den Haag, 13 May, 2022 rsted and TotalEnergies have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders Holland Coast West with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system.

Key Points: 
  • Paris/Den Haag, 13 May, 2022 rsted and TotalEnergies have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders Holland Coast West with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system.
  • As world-class leaders in renewable energy and offshore wind, rsted and TotalEnergies will combine their strengths in these tenders with a view to contribute to the Netherlands objective of developing more than 70 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2050 for power generation associated with large scale hydrogen production.
  • As the largest offshore wind farm developer in the world, rsted has industry-leading experience in developing and constructing offshore wind farms in the most sustainable and ecologically friendly manner.
  • Rasmus Errboe, Head of Region Continental Europe at rsted, says: We are very pleased with our partnership with TotalEnergies for the upcoming Dutch tenders.

Valmet to deliver a BioPower heat and power plant and a pretreatment BioTrac system to ORLEN Poludnie S.A. in Poland

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 9:17am

HELSINKI, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Valmet will deliver key technology areas for ORLEN Poludnie's S.A. planned second generation bioethanol (B2G) plant in Jedlicze, Poland.

Key Points: 
  • HELSINKI, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Valmet will deliver key technology areas for ORLEN Poludnie's S.A. planned second generation bioethanol (B2G) plant in Jedlicze, Poland.
  • The engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) delivery includes a pretreatment BioTrac system with a capacity to process approximately 400 tons of dry straw per day, a BioPower 48 MWth lignin fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant and a Valmet DNA Automation system.
  • Ethanol process byproduct, lignin, is used as fuel in the BioPower CHP plant, producing all steam for the ethanol plant and power.
  • The delivery includes a Valmet Pretreatment BioTrac system and a Valmet BioPower heat and power plant.

DGAP-News: Global chip shortage continues to affect sales performance of SMA Solar Technology AG despite very high order intake

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 6:03am

In the past quarter, SMA recorded a very high order intake and a high order backlog of 1,047.4 million as of March 31, 2022 (March 31, 2021: 835.7 million).

Key Points: 
  • In the past quarter, SMA recorded a very high order intake and a high order backlog of 1,047.4 million as of March 31, 2022 (March 31, 2021: 835.7 million).
  • At 572.1 million, more than half of this is attributable to product business (March 31, 2021: 354.5 million).
  • In the first quarter of 2022, we recorded the highest order intake of the past ten years, said SMA Chief Executive Officer Jrgen Reinert.
  • Since 2008, the Groups parent company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is listed in the SDAX index.

WattEV, Port of Long Beach teaming up to build electric-truck charging station at one of USA’s busiest ocean ports

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 4:00pm

Long Beach, Calif., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WattEV and the Port of Long Beach today announced plans for WattEV to build a charging plaza for heavy-duty electric trucks inside the port complex.

Key Points: 
  • Long Beach, Calif., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WattEV and the Port of Long Beach today announced plans for WattEV to build a charging plaza for heavy-duty electric trucks inside the port complex.
  • This project is an exciting opportunity in WattEVs near-term plans to build an electric-truck charging highway from the Port of Long Beach to Sacramento by the end of 2023, Youssefzadeh said.
  • WattEVs electric charging facility at the Port of Long Beach would be a major step towards encouraging transporters to transition to zero emission trucking, Youssefzadeh said.
  • The Port of Long Beach site would add impetus to fulfilling our vision of leading the transition to electric trucking.

DGAP-News: Polaris Infrastructure Announces Q1 2022 Results

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 2:30pm

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / May 5, 2022 / Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (TSX:PIF) ("Polaris Infrastructure" or the "Company"), is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the three-months period ended March 31, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / May 5, 2022 / Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (TSX:PIF) ("Polaris Infrastructure" or the "Company"), is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the three-months period ended March 31, 2022.
  • Adjusted EBITDA (1)was $12.1 million for the period ended March 31, 2022, compared to $11.9 million in the same period in 2021.
  • For the period ended March 31, 2022, the Company generated $7.6 million in net cash flow from operating activities, ending with a strong cash position of $87.2 million (2).
  • Continued progress on the construction of the Binary power plant at San Jacinto, which is on schedule for completion in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Pacific Workplaces Opens New Location in Downtown Sacramento

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 1:25pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pacific Workplaces, the San Francisco-based flexible office provider, announced today that it is opening a new location in Downtown Sacramento at 428 J Street. The space totals 11,590 square feet and will feature 38 private offices, an open coworking area with 16 dedicated desks, 20 open coworking seats, fully equipped meeting rooms, gig internet, virtual offices, and fun events that foster opportunities for members to connect. It is located near the Golden 1 Arena, close to State and Federal Courthouses, RT Light Rail, Interstate-5, and is 10 minutes from the Sacramento International Airport.

Key Points: 
  • Laurent Dhollande, CEO of Pacific Workplaces, said, "We believe so much in the vitality of Sacramento that we are opening yet another location in the best part of downtown, with many restaurants, bars and other amenities within walking distance."
  • Kim Seipel, Marketing Manager at Pacific Workplaces, added, "The Sacramento region is a critical component of the Pacific Workplaces portfolio as many of our members need touchdown space and satellite offices throughout Northern California.
  • Construction is scheduled to be completed by June 2022 and people interested can lock-in pre-opening deals by registering their interest on the Pacific Workplaces website .
  • All 18 locations are operated by PBC Management LLC under the Pacific Workplaces and NextSpace brands.