A Word About Wind - Blog

Posted 09/10/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

Interview: Gill Howard Larsen, Global Director of Due Diligence, Renewables, UL

Gill Howard Larsen is Global Director of Due Diligence, Renewables at UL. UL is Host Sponsor at Financing Wind Europe on 31st October in London and Platinum Sponsor at our European Wind Investment...

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Posted 18/09/2019
Author Richard Heap

Brexit is dominating headlines, but it can't dominate wind

Deal or no deal? Brexit is set to be a big talking point at our Financing Wind Europe conference in London on 31st October. Our editor Richard Heap investigates the possible effects of Brexit on...

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Posted 07/09/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

How can lidars help wind investors?

We are set to host our inaugural European Wind Investment Awards on 31st October. Before the event, we're looking at the companies shortlisted in our Innovation Award category, and how they could...

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Posted 06/09/2019
Author Richard Heap

Is President Trump irrelevant for wind?

President Trump won't change his views on the wind sector, so why bother reporting them? Because US onshore and offshore wind are both at important stages of their growth and, like it or not,...

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Posted 30/08/2019
Author Richard Heap

British blackout: Wind industry can't let critics dominate discussion

Critics of the wind industry are dominating discussion about the future of the UK energy system following this month's blackout. However, with the British government in transition, the industry...

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Posted 29/08/2019
Author Richard Heap

Why are disputes increasing in offshore wind?

The race for low- and zero-subsidy projects is putting more pressure on the working relationships between developers and contractors in the offshore wind industry, and increasing the number of...

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Posted 29/08/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

How can digital twins help wind investors?

We announced the 13 shortlists for our inaugural European Wind Investment Awards in July. In the coming weeks, we're going to look at the companies shortlisted in our Innovation Award category,...

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Posted 23/08/2019
Author Richard Heap

What would a recession mean for wind?

Financial indicators are pointing towards a recession. But what does this mean for wind? And will talk about the financial crisis detract from the environmental crisis? Richard Heap gives his view...

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Posted 21/08/2019
Author Ilaria Valtimora

How does community ownership of wind work?

We announced the 13 shortlists for our inaugural European Wind Investment Awards in July. In the coming weeks, we're going to look at the companies shortlisted in our Innovation Award category,...

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Posted 19/08/2019
Author Richard Heap

"We left because of the Crimea crisis in 2014, but went back in 2017"

Norwegian developer NBT has this year reached financial close on its 246MW Syvash wind development in Ukraine, but why did the firm choose to focus on the Ukrainian market? We talk to NBT's chief...

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