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New Velux CEO will boost sales

The skylight manufacturer does not need a turnaround, says the chairman about the appointment of a CEO who already has 25 years of experience from Velux. However, things will look different for the cleantech firm.

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CEO of Velux steps down

Jørgen Tang-Jensen is stepping down after 17 years as CEO of Velux. His replacement has been recruited internally.


Rockwool navigates commodity chaos and raises prices

The boom in the global construction sector helped convince customers to accept price increases, enabling Rockwool to withstand rising costs on the bottom line. A "quite satisfied" CEO tells EnergyWatch that the company will continue work on price rises in addition to today's guidance upgrade.


Danfoss drastically grows sales

The Danish cleantech firm booked major growth in all divisions and boosted sales by an impressive 13 percent. The company maintains guidance, but reiterates that the positive results will go to "investing heavily in growth, digitalization, and new technologies".

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Rockwool upgrades after sales growth

The Danish rock wool manufacturer is enjoying the positivity radiating from the construction industry. While this boosted the company's top line in the first half of the year, the task ahead lies in implementing price increases. Rockwool upgrades guidance for operating result, sales, and investments.

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Concrete train to store energy in the US

Gravity and wind turbines will do the heavy lifting in new energy storage project Ares in California. The company claims that this new way of storing energy is cheaper and better for the environment than even hydropower.

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In a rare eclipse, gas will see its future as solar's backup

The first total solar eclipse visible in most of the US since 1979 will force solar operators from Oregon to South Carolina to cede market shares to fast-start natural gas generators as well as hydroelectric plants and other sources to fill the gaps as the sky darkens.

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Lithium mines bracing for the era of electric cars

Rapidly increasing demand for lithium at battery makers and electric car manufacturers is forcing these companies to enter long-term contracts with miners so they can maintain the ability to invest quickly and heavily.


Chaos at new Danish waste-to-energy plant

Danish waste-to-energy plant Amager Bakke has been storing tons of food waste in plastic packaging in the Copenhagen neighborhood of Amager after the prestige plant collapsed over the summer.