The Blog - What’s happening in wind

Posted 24/01/2018
Author Ken Boyne

Ireland gears up for offshore expansion

The Republic of Ireland’s proposed Renewable Energy Support Scheme is finally set to give offshore wind projects a route to market, says Ken Boyne, Managing Director at Dublin-based engineering...

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Posted 03/10/2017
Author Dominic Szanto

What trilemma? Offshore auction answers UK wind energy questions

The UK government has published the results of the second Contracts for Difference auction, for which only offshore wind, dedicated biomass and advanced conversion technologies were eligible to...

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Posted 15/09/2017
Author admin

UK offshore takes fast train after stunning CfD auction

Monday the 11th of September 2017 is set to go down as one of the key dates in the development of renewables in Great Britain. The results of the auction round announced shortly after 7am led to a...

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Posted 15/08/2017
Author admin

Legal case news: Take care when allocating design risk

This month, the UK’s Supreme Court has given its verdict in the construction dispute involving MT Højgaard and E.On Climate & Renewables at the 174MW offshore wind farm Robin Rigg.

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Posted 26/07/2017
Author admin

UK Government must wake up to Brexit threat to offshore workforce

Guest post by Rob Grimmond, CEO of Offshore Marine Management

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Posted 30/06/2017
Author admin

The renewed dynamism of the Australian wind market

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been making life tough for wind developers and investors. He publicly blamed wind farms for a series of blackouts in South Australia in late 2016 and...

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Posted 15/06/2017
Author admin

Seven keys to offshore wind health and safety

Guest post by Ben Scholes, CEO and co-founder of Papertrail.

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Posted 08/06/2017
Author admin

Dong Energy launches a new battery system

Much of the talk at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference in London this week has been about Danish utility’s Dong Energy ‘zero-subsidy’ offshore projects, and how the market should adapt to those.

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Posted 06/06/2017
Author admin

OWE 2017: Reflections on the first day

In our newsletter on Monday we highlighted five of the major talking points we expected to see at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference, run by WindEurope and RenewableUK, in London this week....

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Posted 05/06/2017
Author Richard Heap

In London, as in Paris, the show must go on

In November 2015, the WindEurope annual conference took place in Paris three days after terrorists killed 130 people in the city, including 89 at the Bataclan theatre. We wrote at the time that it...

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