The Blog - What’s happening in wind

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Posted 11/12/2018
Author Richard Heap

How do digital twins make wind turbines smarter?

Digital twins can use big data to help wind farm owners and operators to boost the performance of their turbines. Richard Heap spoke to DNV GL's Graeme McCann.

We’ve all heard of ‘big data’. We...

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Posted 06/12/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Country Analysis: Brazil

We ranked Brazil among the 30 key emerging markets for wind investors, as the country has generated plenty of interest in recent years due to its impressive supply of natural wind resources and...

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Posted 06/12/2018
Author Richard Heap

NTR’s Anthony Doherty tells us about European wind investment

NTR group corporate finance director Anthony Doherty joined us as guest speaker at A Word About Wind’s last Quarterly Drinks networking evening of 2018 at The Shard in London on 29th November. He...

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Posted 26/11/2018
Author Rebecka Klintström
Tags Policy

How can renewables companies increase workplace diversity?

As we’ve written about previously on this blog, the energy sector has some way to go in addressing gender imbalance – and renewable energy is no exception. Rebecka Klintström, who leads Clir...

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Posted 20/11/2018
Author Frances Salter
Tags Policy

75% of businesses blame red tape for curtailing renewables investment plans. Why?

German developer BayWa and Re-Source have reported that European businesses feel responsible for helping the continent to move towards a greener economy – but politicians are holding them back....

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Posted 13/11/2018
Author Frances Salter

We talk to Sive, Paget & Riesel’s Dan Chorost on the growth of the US offshore wind industry

Dan Chorost, principal at environmental law firm Sive, Paget & Riesel, and member of A Word About Wind, has been supporting on the early growth of the US offshore wind sector. He discusses...

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Posted 05/11/2018
Author Prajeev Rasiah
Tags Investment

How can understanding merchant risk help you make better wind investments?

In this guest blog, Prajeev Rasiah, Executive Vice President and Regional Manager, Northern Europe, Middle East & Africa, DNV GL, explains how understanding the risks of the market can help...

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Posted 30/10/2018
Author Frances Salter
Tags Investment

International Finance Corporation’s Sean Whittaker on the risks of emerging markets

Sean Whittaker is a Senior Renewable Energy specialist at International Finance Corporation, with over 18 years’ experience working in renewable energy, project finance, climate policy and...

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Posted 25/10/2018
Author Frances Salter
Tags Investment

The economics of wind energy: are competitive auctions the way forward?

The Carbon Trust is an independent, expert partner of leading organisations around the world, helping them contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable future through carbon reduction,...

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Posted 22/10/2018
Author Frances Salter
Tags Europe

How will investors cope with the move away from subsidies?

Marc Groves-Raines has been with Allianz Capital Partners since 2005, and has been its head of renewables since January 2018. During this time, he has led on European transactions and been...

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