East German market can now benefit from Energyst Rental Solutions

East German market can now benefit from Energyst Rental Solutions We are delighted to announce the opening of our Leipzig depot, which means we can provide more efficient service to customers in the Eastern side of Germany from now on. With already three depots operating in Frankfurt, Duisburg and Hamburg, we are familiar with the …

Energyst UK & Ireland G99 approval for power generation

Energyst UK and Ireland, one of the few companies with G99 and G10 approval The Triad season of 2019 has started. Meaning that in the late afternoons of November until February the power demand increases, as well as the energy prices. Due to this increase, the national grid can become unstable and at-risk of being …

UK approves Wood Group takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler

The £2.2 billion ($2.7 billion) takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler by rival engineering giant Wood Group plc is on course to be completed next month following approval from the UK’s competition watchdog. Watchdog approval The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched an investigation in June over concerns that the deal would harm competition in the …

Breaking: Total buying Maersk Oil in $7.45 billion deal

French oil giant Total is set to acquire its Danish rival Maersk Oil and Gas for $7.45 billion dollars. Danish Maritime giant Maersk A/S informed on Monday it had entered into an agreement to sell its subsidiary Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S to Total S.A. for $7.45bn in a combined share and debt transaction. This …

Sandbank offshore windfarm blows Germany toward wind target

2020 Goal With the commissioning of the 288-megawatt Sandbank offshore windfarm, Germany is set to achieve its goal of having 6.5 gigawatts of grid-connected offshore wind power by 2020. Sandbank offshore windfarm This week saw the official inauguration of the Sandbank project, the latest joint venture between Sweden’s state-owned utility Vattenfall and Munich’s municipal utility …

Germany commissions two offshore windfarms

WIND ENERGY LEADER DONG Energy has cemented its position as the world’s leading wind energy company. They did that by commissioning two offshore windfarms in the German North Sea. The two windfarms have a combined generating capacity of 582 megawatts (MW). WINDFARM INAUGURATION The official inauguration was held at the premises of the Royal Danish Embassy in Berlin. The …

First oil produced at North Sea Kraken oil field

Kraken oil field First oil has been delivered from the Kraken oil field, one of the largest developments in the North Sea in recent decades. The field is estimated to contain 128 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMboe) of gross reserves, making it one of the largest new oil fields to come on-stream in the …

Oil industry eyes renewable energy for future growth

Renewable energy projects The oil industry may be committing up to a fifth of their total investment in green energy projects after 2030 as hydrocarbons production declines. A growing number of key oil and gas players are starting to invest in renewable energy projects. Analysis from Wood Mackenzie suggests that major energy companies like Royal Dutch …

Floating Offshore Wind ‚Comes of Age‘

Floating offshore wind reaching maturity Floating offshore wind projects have „come of age“ with several projects representing hundreds of megawatts (MW) of power now under way. The first of numerous large-scale demonstration projects will be commissioned later this year. Another two are coming in 2018. Industry group WindEurope has reported that the technology behind floating offshore …

Electricity Interconnector between Germany and Norway gets financial surge

NordLink electricity interconnector The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €300 million loan agreement to help complete NordLink, the first electricity interconnector project between Germany and Norway. The loan has been made to Norwegian transmission system operator (TSO) Statnett, which is working with grid operator TenneT TSO BV and Germany’s state-owned development bank, KfW, …

Kuwait joins Saudi Arabia, Russia to seek oil cuts into 2018

OPEC oil cuts Kuwait joined Saudi Arabia and Russia in supporting an extension of oil cuts by OPEC and other global producers through the first quarter of 2018 to help trim global stockpiles. An extension of the cuts at already agreed-upon output volumes is needed to reach the goal of paring world inventories to their five-year …

Upstream players struggle with uncertainty

Wood Mackenzie survey indicates that upstream players are grappling with the current uncertain situation The oil and gas industry is facing a challenging year. Oil prices remain volatile, and uncertainty remains about whether prices will recover from around $50/bbl. Across the upstream sector, companies are considering their next investments, while weighing up how to remain …

Germany’s Energiewende turns successful corner

Germany’s „Energiewende“ —the country’s low-carbon energy revolution— turned another successful corner last weekend when renewable energy sources nearly stamped out coal and nuclear. Thanks to a particularly breezy and sunny Sunday, renewables such as wind and solar, along with some biomass and hydropower, peaked at a record 85 percent, or 55.2 gigawatts, and even came …

World’s First ‚Subsidy-Free‘ Windfarms Get German OK

GAME-CHANGING LEAP FORWARD The wind energy sector took a game-changing leap forward this week when two leading developers announced that they will be building the world’s first offshore windfarms without government financial aid. GERMANY’S FIRST WIND POWER AUCTION In the first German wind power auction, three of the four windfarms accepted will be built with …

Germany Charges Europe’s Largest Battery Storage Project

Europe’s largest battery storage project is set to kick off in the German region of Schleswig-Holstein, close to the border with Denmark. INSPIREME PROJECT Constructed near a substation in the municipality of Jardelund, the 48-megawatt system of lithium-ion batteries will have a capacity of over 50 megawatt hours (MWh). This capacity corresponds to the average …

30 New North Sea crude and natural gas projects

North Sea expected to see 30 crude, natural gas projects start operations by 2020, says GlobalData CRUDE AND NATURAL GAS PROJECTS Despite the low cycle that the market is facing, 30 crude and natural gas projects are expected to start operations in the North Sea by 2020. The UK will lead with a total of …

Renewables in Europe: the clean energy revolution is growing

GROWTH OF RENEWABLES IN THE EU New figures from leading European Union (EU) agencies Eurostat and the European Environment Agency (EEA) show that renewable energy’s share in the gross final consumption of energy reached 16.7% in 2015. That is nearly double the amount of 2004 (8.5%), when data collection first began. The EEA found that …

Borkum II North Sea windfarm gets green light

GREEN LIGHT FOR NORTH SEA WINDFARM Construction of the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) offshore windfarm in the German sector of the North Sea has been given the green light. The approval followed a final investment decision by 20 German and Swiss bankers. The windfarm – formerly known as Borkum West II – is …

Tidal energy update:
France expands tidal power plans

FROM NICHE TO MAINSTREAM RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGY Tidal power continues its shift from a niche to mainstream renewable technology. That is becoming clear now that France announced it will offer a new round of commercial tenders targeting the northwest of the country. Ségolène Royal, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, revealed plans to add another …

CATERPILLAR EXPANDS XQP RENTAL POWER GENERATOR RANGE

The company has expanded its Rental Power product line with the new XQP generator set available in two configurations. XQP RENTAL POWER GENERATOR RANGE Caterpillar Inc. has expanded its CAT Rental Power product line with the introduction of the XQP100, a 50/60 Hz mobile diesel generator set. The new XQP generator set is available in …

Scotland Approves Largest
Floating Offshore Windfarm

The Scottish government has given the green light to the development of one the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. KINCARDINE OFFSHORE WINDFARM PROJECT The Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Project will have a generating capacity of 50 megawatts (MW) and will be capable of supplying enough power for roughly 56,000 homes when it is commissioned …

Coal mine in Germany turns into hydroelectric battery

RAG AG-owned Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine, located in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia, will be turned into a giant battery that stores excess solar and wind energy. Set to be totally transformed by 2018, the mine will become a 200-megawatt pumped-storage hydroelectric reservoir, which means it will behave as a battery and have the …

Securing electricity supply: new UK-France interconnector under way

The first foundation stone for a new 1,000-megawatt (MW) electricity interconnector between the UK and France has been laid. The foundation stone of the Folkestone converter station was laid by Jesse Norman, UK Minister for Industry and Energy. The newly named ElecLink will travel along the existing underwater train tunnel, the Channel Tunnel, and cost …

Germany’s Largest Offshore Windfarm Underway

Work on the largest planned offshore windfarm in Germany will kick off in June following a final investment decision by owner EnBW and its new investment partner, Canada’s Enbridge Incorporated. The 497-megawatt (MW) Hohe See offshore wind project is located in the so-called „exclusive economic zone“ of the North Sea around 90 kilometres north of Borkum and …

Europe Spending €444 Million on Energy Infrastructure Projects

The European Commission (EC) has announced its intention to spend €444 million on projects designed to improve its energy infrastructure. The 18 winning projects are classed as ‚priorities‘ by the EC and cover electricity, smart grids and gas projects. The money for the chosen projects is coming from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the European Union’s …

What oil crisis? Arctic drilling
off Norway set for record

Explorers look at drilling a record number of wells in Norway’s Arctic waters this year, undeterred by oil prices apparently stuck below $60/bbl. After making a discovery of as much as 100 MMboe in the Barents Sea, Lundin Petroleum said that it wants to squeeze two more exploration wells into its program this year, even …

Germany Opens First Offshore Wind Auction

Germany is looking to continue its recent surge in offshore wind rollouts by announcing that it is now accepting bids for the country’s first offshore wind auction, which will end on April 1. Grid regulator BNetzA said that the first of two rounds of auctions for offshore wind tenders will cover 1,550 MW of projects. …

Coal use in Europe on its way out — report

Coal generation in Europe is falling and will continue to do so due to competition from cleaner energy sources, such as natural gas and renewables, as well as governments efforts to cut emissions, a study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) argues. The UK is leading the way when it comes to reducing coal dependency, helping to …

Mieten statt kaufen

Mieten statt kaufen: Einzelhändler testen neues Geschäftsmodell Vom Smartphone bis zur Waschmaschine: Elektronik und Haushaltsgeräte werden nicht nur verkauft, sondern immer häufiger auch vermietet. Der Trend im Einzelhandel stellt sich vor allem auf neue Einkaufsgewohnheiten einer besonderen Zielgruppe ein. Die Waschmaschine für 9,99 Euro im Monat, der 40-Zoll-Flachbild-Fernseher für 11,96 Euro oder die edle Espressomaschine …

Shared decommissioning costs are new trend

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s $3.8-billion sale of North Sea oil and gas fields creates a model for further transactions in a region where the question of who pays to remove decades-old offshore platforms has been an obstacle for other deals. Shell’s agreement with Chrysaor Holdings Ltd. included the condition that Europe’s largest oil company covers …

Europe’s Offshore Wind Worth €18.2 Billion in 2016

Investment in Europe’s offshore wind sector attracted a record-breaking €18.2 billion ($19.5 billion) in 2016, but actual windfarm additions dropped by almost half. NEW INVESTMENT RECORD Last year 11 offshore wind projects reached the final investment decision stage, representing more than €18.2 billion in investment, a new record, according to industry group WindEurope, formerly the European …

New 110 kW heat pumps added to fleet

FLEET NOW CONTAINS 110 KW AND 300 KW HEAT PUMPS With the addition of new EC110HP heat pumps to the Energyst rental fleet, we recently welcomed one of the most compact units on the market. This 110 kW unit ensures high efficiency for cooling and heating application for full load (EER and COP) and part load …

OPEC deal seen helping Norway
oil investment as soon as 2017

OPEC TALKS ON REDUCING CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION Norway has this year politely declined invitations from OPEC to join talks on curbing oil production. Its strategy is now paying off. Western Europe’s biggest crude producer, which isn’t a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and will not feature alongside Russia among non-members contributing to …

Europe Presents New Clean Energy Package

The European Commission (EC) has presented what is being called a ‚mega-package‘ of energy-related legislation setting out Europe’s plans for boosting energy efficiency, increased renewables rollout and creating a fair deal for consumers. The 1,000 pages of legislation contained in the Commission’s „Clean Energy for All Europeans“ proposals are designed to back up the EC’s …

Decommissioning expected of
600+ offshore projects

RAPID TREND TOWARD DECOMMISSIONING The decommissioning of aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is increasing dramatically, with more than 600 projects expected to be disposed of during the next five years. This rapid trend toward decommissioning is causing spending to rise significantly, according to a new study by IHS Markit. …

Where do our raw materials come from?

WHO PRODUCES THE RAW MATERIALS WE USE EVERY DAY? Which countries produce the raw materials we all need and use every day? Who mines the copper, grows the timber, makes the cement and harvests the coffee all fueling our modern lives? BullionVault’s latest infographic shows the global output in Dollar terms of the world’s most …

North Sea decommissioning
to grow steadily over next ten years

Report „Decommissioning Insight 2016“ A new report forecasts a gradual but steady rise in offshore oil and gas decommissioning in the UK and Norway over the next ten years, with activity growing from a market worth over £2 billion ($2.5 billion) in 2015. Decommissioning Insight 2016, launched by Oil & Gas UK, is the first …

Offshore wind to pick up speed

Offshore wind could grow more than 650% by 2030, becoming a key power generation technology, according to an IRENA analysis In a new analysis released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind, offshore wind power has the potential to grow from 13GW in 2015, to 100GW in 2030. According to the …

Annual chiller training for Disney On Ice tour technicians

DISNEY ON ICE TOUR Feld Entertainment is a Florida-based, live-show company whose productions include Disney On Ice and Monster Jam, among other global entertainment projects. The Disney On Ice show literally travels around the world, bringing the Disney magic to millions of families. Energyst has been working together with Feld Entertainment to supply chiller solutions …

Ex-rental power plant for sale

USED QUALITY EQUIPMENT Our strategy to become a leading power and temperature control rental company means that we continuously match our fleet capacity and specifications with market demand. As a result we have a changing range of attractive used equipment for sale. NOW AVAILABLE: 27MW EX-RENTAL POWER PLANT Energyst currently has an ex-rental (surplus) 27 MW power …

Caterpillar Again Named as a Top Global Brand

Interbrand Global Brands For the 15th consecutive year, Caterpillar Inc. was named as a Best Global Brand by Interbrand, with a ranking of #82 and an overall brand value of $5.425B. The annual report, according to Interbrand, analyzes how brands help grow businesses – from delivering on customer expectations to driving economic value. Caterpillar’s ranking …

Energyst sponsors Tilburg Trappers

THE TILBURG TRAPPERS ICE HOCKEY TEAM Ice hockey is a very popular sport in Germany. Much more popular than it is in the Netherlands, which is why the very successful Dutch ice hockey team Tilburg Trappers found they lacked competition in the Dutch league. After having won the Dutch championship year after year, the decision was made last …

MAINTAIN A COMFORTABLE CLIMATE THIS WINTER

WE HAVE GOT THE SEASONAL HEATING SOLUTION THAT SUITS YOUR NEEDS Think about what would happen to your business if your power and temperature control systems were unable to operate. Now that summer is over, it is important to be prepared for a heating system outage and for a period of peak demand. GET YOUR SEASONAL …

MEET US AT OFFSHORE ENERGY 2016

ENERGYST EXHIBITING AT OFFSHORE ENERGY 2016 Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is an annual event focused on the complete offshore energy industry, from oil & gas to wind and marine energy. The event will be held on 25 and 26 October 2016 in the Amsterdam RAI in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Energyst will once again …

Energyst part of global Achilles supply chain

ABOUT ACHILLES Achilles is an external body that verifies a supplier’s status as a trusted partner, by assessing their supply capabilities and compliance with industry legislation. UVDB, Sellihca & Repro Energyst has recently been audited by Achilles. Part of the recent assessment involved an independent site audit where Energyst was awarded 99% for health & Safety …

PARTNERSHIP WITH MOËT & CHANDON CONTINUES

MOËT & CHANDON: 270 YEARS OF PREMIUM CHAMPAGNE Moët & Chandon is celebrating more than 270 years of producing the world’s most loved champagne. Today, it is an icon of success and elegance. Energyst has been in a partnership with Moët & Chandon for over a decade, supplying power, cooling and heating solutions during the …

VISIT ENERGYST AT WINDENERGY HAMBURG 2016

WINDENERGY HAMBURG 2016 From September 27-30, 2016, Hamburg will again become the gateway to the world of wind energy. The world’s leading expo for wind energy, WindEnergy Hamburg, will provide a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospects of the sector – along the entire value chain of the international wind industry, onshore …

NEW XQP150 DIESEL POWER GENERATOR

INTRODUCING THE NEW XQP150 Energyst and Caterpillar introduce the new XQP150 diesel generator. This Stage IIIA product with 150 kVA prime rating is emission-optimised and legally required on all mobile applications in Europe. The super silent XQP150 EUIIIA generator delivers increased flexibility by easily switching between 50 and 60 Hz, which allows one machine to …

ENERGYST EXHIBITING AT ONS 2016

ONS 2016 Only a few more weeks until the start of ONS 2016 in Stavanger. This year’s edition of the combined exhibition, conference and festival for the Northern Seas offshore industry will be held from 29 August until 1 September. THREE CATERPILLAR DEALERS, ONE MESSAGE Energyst has joined forces with Pon Power and Pyroban. The …