The Blog - What’s happening in wind

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Posted 13/12/2019
Author Richard Heap

Community Q&A: Gary Bills, K2 Management

We speak to A Word About Wind community member Gary Bills, country director and MD for UK and Ireland at K2 Management, for his views on the wind market, including offshore wind, the supply chain...

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Posted 27/11/2019
Author Richard Heap

Which brands are thriving in a difficult market?

A strong brand can help your company to weather a tough market, but who's doing this best? We look at the results of the European Renewables Reputation Index report published by A Word About...

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Posted 15/11/2019
Author Richard Heap

Financing Wind 2019: Is cost reduction set to take a toll on investor confidence?

Companies in the wind industry have made great progress in reducing costs. This is helping to grow interest in wind power among politicians and corporate off-takers. But it is also raising...

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Posted 15/11/2019
Author Richard Heap

Financing Wind 2019: Industry grapples with cost cutting conundrum

The falling cost of wind energy has made the sector more financially attractive than it has ever been. However, this has also made it tougher for companies to develop profitable projects. Siemens...

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Posted 28/10/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

What are the opportunities and risks in the floating wind sector?

Michael Kruger, senior associate in the global energy team at law firm Watson Farley & Williams, talks to us about the challenges and opportunities in the floating wind sector. WFW is a platinum...

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Posted 25/10/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Interview with MHI Vestas CEO Philippe Kavafyan

MHI Vestas chief executive Philippe Kavafyan is speaking at Financing Wind Europe 2019 in London next Thursday, and the company is headline sponsor of our debut European Wind Investment Awards....

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Posted 22/10/2019
Author Mortimer Menzel

Is it time to embrace merchant risk in European renewables?

Mortimer Menzel is a partner at Augusta & Co., and has worked in the investment banking and legal sectors for almost three decades. In this post, he looks at how the wind sector should respond to...

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Posted 17/10/2019
Author Caroline Brun Ellefsen

Where should you start your risk mitigation strategy for corporate PPAs?

Caroline is Global Head of Instatrust, New Energy Ventures at DNV GL. She is leading the innovation cycle, development and launch of the Instatrust™ platform, a digital PPA platform that connects...

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Posted 17/10/2019
Author Felix Fischer

How can we deliver a hydrogen-based future?

Felix Fischer is one of the founding partners of infrastructure law firm, Chatham Partners. He specialises in advising developers and investors with regard to renewable energy facilities. Felix...

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Posted 09/10/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Interview: Gill Howard Larsen, Global Director of Due Diligence, Renewables, UL

Gill Howard Larsen is Global Director of Due Diligence, Renewables at UL. UL is Host Sponsor at Financing Wind Europe on 31st October in London and Platinum Sponsor at our European Wind Investment...

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