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Posted 05/10/2018
Author Frances Salter
Tags PPAs

Viking Roar - Wind Power in Denmark, Norway and Sweden

Despite their geographical proximity, Denmark, Norway and Sweden are in very different situations when it comes to wind power. So what does this mean for investors? Frances Salter explains

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Posted 10/09/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora
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How could car makers accelerate European interest in wind PPAs?

Car manufacturers across Europe are waking up to the benefits of wind PPAs - which is great news at a time of dwindling government subsidy. Ilaria Valtimora investigates

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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 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 17/07/2018
Author Richard Heap
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You say you want a PPAs revolution? You'll get one

After Bastille Day last week, our editor Richard Heap is thinking about a different kind of revolution...

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Posted 11/07/2018
Author Tabitha Kennedy
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Why corporate PPAs have put Sweden close to its 2030 renewables target

Sweden is close to hitting its 2030 target for installed wind capacity 11 years early – and corporate PPAs are playing a vital role in this growth. Tabitha Kennedy reports

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Posted 10/07/2018
Author Richard Heap
Tags PPAs

What’s the future for corporate PPAs in Europe? Just ask Red M&M

Red M&M has emerged as an unlikely advocate for the wind industry following the announcement by Mars that wind will play a key part in a $1bn sustainability drive. What does this tell us about...

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Posted 05/04/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora
Tags PPAs

Could this be US wind's strongest year yet for PPAs?

There's a long way to go but, according to A Word About Wind's research, the sector is off to a good start with the strongest quarter for five years. Ilaria Valtimora reports

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Posted 15/03/2018
Author Ilaria Valtimora
Tags PPAs

Why has South Africa's wind market ground to a halt?

South African state utility Eskom is mired in crisis, but the wind and solar industries are among the biggest losers. Ilaria Valtimora reports

We've recently released a complimentary ebook on...

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Posted 21/02/2018
Author Alice Jones
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Can small- and medium-sized businesses sign wind PPAs too?

Tech giants and multinational manufacturers keep signing power purchase agreements to buy electricity from wind farms, but can these deals work for smaller businesses too? Alice Jones goes through...

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