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Posted 20/03/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Why are investors looking at proxy revenue swaps?

In the last few months, a number of wind companies have entered into proxy revenue swap contracts to hedge their exposure against weather and price risks. But how do proxy revenue swaps work? And...

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Posted 18/01/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

6 things to know about Financing Wind North America

On 24th and 25th April 2019, we are due to host our second  annual Financing Wind North America conference in Denver, Colorado.

We're proud to host this conference in association with headline...

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Posted 10/01/2019
Author Gunnar Herzig

Do offshore wind investors need a portfolio approach?

Gunnar Herzig is managing director at the newly-formed World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), which is set to support the expansion of offshore wind around the world. In this article he argues investors...

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Posted 08/01/2019
Author Richard Heap

Why should wind investors care about health and safety?

Richard Heap spoke to Jakob Lau Holst, CEO at the Global Wind Organisation, about why health and safety should matter to investors, and what the global expansion of the wind industry means for...

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Posted 20/12/2018
Author Doreen Abeysundra

Floating Offshore Wind: What are the financing opportunities for commercial investors?

Doreen Abeysundra is the founder of Fresco Advisory Limited, an independent financial advisory focused on clean technology deals in niche sectors and regions. 

With 15 years of project finance...

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Posted 18/12/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora

The Wind Business in 2018: Our review of the year for the global wind industry

Was 2018 a quiet year for the wind industry? Absolutely not! Big deals, major talking points and political changes globally. And as we've looked at everything the year has thrown at us, we've kept...

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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
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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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