The Blog - What’s happening in wind

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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Posted 17/10/2018
Author Frances Salter

Chatham Partners' Felix Fischer on the future of German offshore and the step away from subsidies

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, with a...

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Posted 15/10/2018
Author Justin FitzHugh
Tags Investment

What does the retreat of subsidies mean for renewable energy projects?

Justin Fitzhugh, partner at Augusta & Co, explores what the rollback of subsidies means for investors in wind, including the limits of relying on PPAs. Justin was one of the guest speakers at...

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