Ingeteam opens new high-tech production facility for electrical wind turbine components in India

Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion and turbine control equipment, announced today that it just opened a new facility in the vicinity of Chennai to satisfy the demand for wind power converters and control cabinets by both local and international OEMs with operations in India.

Located in the Tamil Nadu region, Ingeteam’s new 3,500 m² facility is equipped with state-of-the-art production technology. The production plant in India will manufacture electrical components following the same stringent standards and processes as Ingeteam’s other production facilities in Spain, USA and Brazil.

The new facility has been specially developed to meet the needs of a promising and demanding market, such as India. This highly efficient as well as cost-effective production center is based on a modular design and can be easily modified. The production lines are extremely agile, so they can quickly be adapted to meet new client requirements. In addition, the floor space availability will enable Ingeteam to expand the facility on demand. Production at the new facility started in August, with first deliveries made in September. Serial production started in October.

“With this new plant, we are able to increase our delivery of reliable and quality products to wind turbine manufacturers in India’s extremely competitive market. The decision to manufacture locally was marked by the potential of the Indian market, by its protectionism and by the high potential of its people”, said Ana Goyen, Director of Ingeteam Wind Energy. “We will be there to serve our clients with the same parameters of quality, reliability and competitiveness that have always been at the core of Ingeteam. This is a further strategic step to positioning ourselves in this rapidly growing but legally secure market as the world’s leading supplier of wind power converters,” she continued.

Ingeteam entered the emerging Indian wind energy sector very early on, and now holds a 9% market share in the country. In 2017, a staggering 35% of the 4,148 MW wind capacity installed in India that year was equipped with Ingeteam’s technology.

“Although the Indian wind market has slowed down due to regulatory and commercial issues, we have no doubt that it will pick up again and continue with the positive overall growth trend it has set over the past few years. The fundamentals of growth are there and this market remains a key area of investment for Ingeteam in the long run,” commented Goyen.

India is a developing country with a growing need for energy and with limited fossil resources. For this reason, the Indian government has prioritized the development of renewable energies, particularly wind and solar energy. The drastic reduction in energy prices has demonstrated the success of this policy. The Indian market is expected to resume its fast development, as the government seeks to meet its targets of 175 GW of renewable capacity by 2022, with 60 GW of that coming from wind energy alone.

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TIB – Bucharest International Technical Fair, 43 years of industry, technology, research and innovation

TIB 2018 takes place in one of the new exhibition areas that Romexpo has open in the fall of 2017 – Pavilion B1! With a total area of 11,905 square meters, pavilion B1 is the ideal location for hosting international fairs and exhibitions.

Related event October 11, hour 10-18
- Official launch of the installable course for solar photovoltaic systems - Dimensioning of solar installations
- Presentation of the National Photovoltaic Green House Program
- tribute 10 years AREL (Romanian Association of Electricians)
- demonstration workshop for electrical checks

Fimu Ghinea

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Hybrid cars in Turkey

Turkish automaker Oyak Renault will invest over 100 million euros in a hybrid aluminum factory located in northwestern Turkey where components for the next generation of hybrid cars will be produced, tell to Reuters Turkish Industry Minister Mustafa Varank. The Renault factory from Bursa produces about 360,000 vehicles per year.

Frimu Ghinea


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SALES EXHIBITION TRADE FAIR „SIAULIAI 2018“ Lithuania

The multisectoral fair provides an excellent opportunity to present quality products and services, innovative trends and ideas. It is the annual biggest regional sales exhibition in the Northern Lithuania.

The trade show will take place 3 days from Tuesday, 29th November to Saturday, 1st December 2018 in Siauliai, Lithuania (Siauliai Arena, J. Jablonskio St. 16,Siauliai, Lithuania).

Audience: general public and professional visitors.

“Siauliai 2018” exhibitors use the fair to introduce new products and services in the target group. You are welcome to strengthen your contacts with existing customers and get new ones, find business partners in Lithuania.

Additionally international conference, seminars and B2B meetings are offered.

Registration yo exhibition: http://paroda.rumai.lt/?lg=en 

B2B Registration form
Companies and businessmen are kindly invited to make an application for the participation in the Sales Exhibition Trade Fair“SIAULIAI 2018”. Proceeding nice tradition it will be held for the 23nd time already.

Information (English/Russian): Siauliai Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, Vilniaus St. 88, LT-76285, Siauliai, Lithuania,tel. +370 41 525 504, 520560, fax. +370 41 523 903, E-mail: siauliai@chambers.lt

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Amarenco becomes France's number one in rooftop solar after latest tender results

Amarenco, a leading European renewable energy IPP, has announced that it has become number one in the highly competitive 100kW-8MW rooftop solar segment in France, after winning 32MW in the latest CRE4.5 Buildings tender. Amarenco has been awarded a total capacity of more than 100MW across the five consecutive calls for tenders in this category, far ahead of Urbasolar (81MW) and Technique Solaire (68MW).

Amarenco’s rooftop projects are distributed across two development platforms, one of which was established in partnership with TOTAL SOLAR. To carry out the projects, the company will unlock more than €120 million of investment.

“Beyond this undisputed leadership position in France, it is important to point out that thanks to our high level of professionalism and deep expertise, Amarenco always builds all of its winning projects. Although this seems like a given, it is not always the case with French tenders, where low tariffs can prevent certain players from delivering their projects when subsequent price variations negatively impact on the construction costs”, commented Olivier Carré, President of Amarenco France.

With more than 80 employees divided between France and Ireland, and a French asset fleet of 1300 PV plants managed from its headquarters in south-west France, the company combines a strong local anchorage with large international ambitions. It currently has a development portfolio of close to 1GW, composed of projects located across Ireland, France, as well as other areas.

“We are proud of the strong growth momentum of our company. We also continue to recruit among the best talent in France because it is pre-eminently through our teams’ high level of expertise that Amarenco has become the leader in rooftop photovoltaics in this market. We are also about to carry out various other ambitious projects, which will be announced in the near future", adds Alain Desvigne, Chairman of the Amarenco board.

For the last 10 years, Amarenco France has been working in close partnership with agricultural landowners, local authorities and businesses. Its projects are particularly distinguished by their environmental requirements, their innovations, as well as their collaborative and participative approaches, which appealed to all farmers and businesses who join in this success.

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