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Posted 18/11/2015
Author admin
Tags Europe

OST Energy expands with Paris office

The appearance of French energy minister Ségolène Royal at the EWEA annual event in Paris yesterday was meant to tell us one thing: France is serious about wind energy.

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Posted 17/11/2015
Author Richard Heap

The show goes on for EWEA in Paris

We like to think we are old hands at this conference business. But it was with heavy hearts that we headed out to the EWEA annual conference that started in Paris on Tuesday.

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Posted 04/11/2015
Author admin

Galloper Shows Green Bank Remembers Core Mission

This time last year RWE’s offshore wind project Galloper did not look like a thoroughbred race horse. In fact, it looked like the utility had already sent it to the knacker’s yard.

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Posted 15/10/2015
Author admin

Casualties in UK solar are a warning to wind

In the last week, three solar firms delivering the UK’s defunct Green Deal have gone into administration.

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Posted 25/09/2015
Author admin

5 ways to optimise wind farm performance

Guest post by David Cunningham, cleantech and renewables analyst at SgurrEnergy.

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Posted 20/07/2015
Author admin

Ten-plus years of lessons in offshore wind project finance

Guest post by Ked Shayer, an offshore wind energy advisor for Mott MacDonald who has worked on high-profile offshore wind projects such as Walney, Cape Wind and Gemini.

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Posted 22/06/2015
Author admin

Building Offshore Wind In Indian Waters

Guest post by Charles Yates, managing director of CmY Consultants.

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Posted 17/06/2015
Author admin

Hawaii Sets 100% Renewables Goal

Hawaii will never have a problem attracting business people that want a glamorous overseas trip. But now those in renewables have an even stronger business reason to visit the island state. 

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Posted 15/06/2015
Author admin

Deepwater Shows Up US Offshore Gap

When Deepwater Wind started construction on the first offshore wind farm in US waters in April, it was always bound to lead to a series of other firsts.

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Posted 06/05/2015
Author admin

RenewableUK Urges UK Leaders To Embrace £900m Wind Sector

Onshore wind added more than £900m to the UK economy in 2014, new research has shown. But this economic activity is at risk after the general election on 7th May. 

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