The Blog - What’s happening in wind

Posted 09/05/2018
Author Jatin Sharma

How Important is Local Content to US Offshore Wind?

The US offshore sector needs to find a balance between lowering the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) and retaining the public and political buy-in needed to help it flourish. Jatin Sharma,...

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Posted 04/05/2018
Author Jon Rose

Ten Years of US Wind Power

Guest blogger Jon Rose of Hyperion Executive Search reflects on the last decade of developments in American wind power, and gives his predictions regarding how US wind could reach its 2030...

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Posted 01/05/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora

The Top 5 Offshore M&A Deals of Q1 2018

In our Finance Quarterly Q2 2018 report, we delved into our deals database to bring you the latest deals from around the world. This includes information on the most significant project M&A,...

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Posted 25/04/2018
Author Philip Totaro

How can wind turbine makers use their product portfolios to boost profit margins?

Guest blogger Philip Totaro - founder and CEO of Totaro & Associates - shares his thoughts on how firms can develop their project portfolios to improve their profit margins.

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Posted 24/04/2018
Author Frances Salter

We talk to Steve Lockard from TPI Composites and AWEA ahead of AWEA Windpower

A Word About Wind spoke to Steve Lockard, CEO of TPI Composites and incoming chair of the American Wind Energy Association, in our Finance Quarterly report  that came out earlier this month. Here...

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Posted 17/04/2018
Author Frances Salter

Member Q&A: Peter Bachmann, Scottish Equity Partners

Continuing in our series of member Q&As, we spoke to Peter Bachmann of Scottish Equity Partners. Peter is an investor with over £1bn equity deployed in over 100 successful global infra...

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Posted 16/04/2018
Author Richard Heap

State bank interest is a good sign for Taiwan

For the Taiwan Offshore Wind Summit in March 2018, we took a look at how state-backed finance could help facilitate the growing Taiwanese offshore wind market.

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Posted 13/04/2018
Author Frances Salter

8 Things We Learned About US Wind from Finance Quarterly Q2

We published our latest Finance Quarterly report in April 2018 and for this issue we’ve taken a closer look at the US market ahead of Financing Wind New York on 30th May. The report is available...

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Posted 12/04/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Why should offshore wind investors trust the Polish government?

Businesses are starting to look seriously at developing offshore wind farms in the waters near Poland – but can investors trust a government that has so effectively damaged the onshore wind...

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Posted 11/04/2018
Author Richard Heap

5 cool ways that wind farms can support wildlife

Companies in the wind industry are taking steps to support birds, bats and marine life at their developments, and our new e-book predicts we will hear a lot more about innovations here in the...

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