The Blog - What’s happening in wind

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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 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 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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Posted 12/10/2018
Author Mike O'Neill
Tags Investment

Clever capital: survival of the fittest in energy's new world order

Mike O'Neill, CEO of Element Power, explains how investors are managing the transition away from subsidies - and why this has proved problematic for some. Mike was a guest speaker at our Financing...

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Posted 24/08/2018
Author Frances Salter

Who spoke at Financing Wind Europe 2018?

Each year, we hold conferences discussing the biggest issues in European and North American wind. Here's a run-down of some of the top speakers from our 2018 European conference...

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Posted 25/07/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Why is wind power so expensive in France?

The World Cup may have energised France, but French wind investors are still losing. Want to learn more about the future of European wind?  Take a look at our new report, 18 Predictions for Wind...

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Posted 20/07/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Who have been the biggest players in US wind PPAs over the last 12 months?

Big corporates including telecom giant AT&T, and tech giants Facebook and Google, have driven wind power purchase agreements in the US over the last year, despite the lack of support to the sector...

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Posted 22/03/2018
Author Richard Heap
Tags Investment

Greencoat Capital's Richard Nourse on Brexit, growth and more

Greencoat Capital managing partner Richard Nourse told editor Richard Heap about his views on overseas investment, Brexit and storage at Quarterly Drinks this month.

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