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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 25/01/2018
Author Frances Salter
Tags Germany

What do the German coalition talks mean for wind?

The news that negotiations have begun ahead of the potential formation of a new German coalition could signal a favourable turn for the wind market.

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Posted 28/11/2017
Author Richard Heap
Tags Germany

WindEurope 2017: German manufacturers prepare for tough three years

German turbine makers face three tough years as the competitive tenders launched in onshore wind this year continue to bite, a leading figure in German wind has said.

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Posted 23/02/2017
Author admin

Vattenfall's plans to expand in Germany

Germany’s issues with its grid capacity have not made the country less attractive to wind companies. Swedish utility Vattenfall’s strategy is a good example of that.

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Posted 27/01/2017
Author admin

Offshore wind needs long-term plans in Europe

Last year was a record-breaker in terms of offshore wind investment. This shows that Europe has great potential to remain the global leader in this part of the wind sector.

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Posted 17/02/2016
Author admin

Troubled OWS struggles in a competitive field

German services provider Offshore Wind Solutions revealed this month it is looking to cut 100 jobs —or one-third of its workforce —after failing to secure sufficient work in the North Sea. This...

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Posted 23/01/2015
Author Richard Heap

We shouldn’t put up barriers where they don’t exist

Out at sea we have now broken through the gigawatt barrier for installed capacity.

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