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GUEST BLOG: Offshore wind 2017 - quo vadis?

GUEST BLOG: Offshore wind 2017 - quo vadis?

The year 2016 closed with some remarkable cost progress for offshore wind in Europe. The last tenders for offshore wind farms in the Netherlands and Denmark showed unexpectedly low bids with a price level of around 5 - 5,5 Cents per kWh not nearl ...

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Geothermal Power as Baseload Power in Small Island Contexts

Geothermal Power as Baseload Power in Small Island Contexts

Small islands face various energy challenges, including low purchasing power for traditional diesel generation, vulnerability to fluctuating oil prices, and microgrids vulnerable to weather events without connection to other islands or power sources ...

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Energy Storage Mandates – What They Mean for the Market

Energy Storage Mandates – What They Mean for the Market

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signs Massachusetts energy storage bill on August 8, 2016. (Image Source: Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce) On Monday August 8th, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law an energy storage mandate[1], joi ...

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Baltic Research Opportunities - Free of Charge

Baltic Research Opportunities - Free of Charge

Following on the theme of my recent blog about the Maritime Conference in Poland a few weeks ago, I wanted to take the opportunity to expand on the offshore opportunities in the Baltic Sea. As most of you will be aware, according to the goals of t ...

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634 million Africans have no electricity access: microgrids could be the answer

634 million Africans have no electricity access: microgrids could be the answer

Africans got mobiles without ever having landlines In 1994, in sub-Saharan Africa, there were 0.1 mobile phone and 1.1 fixed line subscriptions for every 100 people. Twenty years later in 2014, there were 71 mobile phone subscriptions per 100 peop ...

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Renewables, Economic Development and Lessons from South Africa for the Middle East

Renewables, Economic Development and Lessons from South Africa for the Middle East

The Middle East and North African region is experiencing increasing levels of investment in the renewable energy sector. Markets such as Morocco, Egypt and Jordan have advanced their programs significantly whilst the countries in the Gulf region are ...

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Energy: life beyond Brexit

What just happened? At 10 pm on 23 June 2016, polling stations closed for the referendum to decide whether the UK should leave the European Union. Opinions polls, which had been predicting a tight race, were moving into Remain territory, while bet ...

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Hybrid grids - key aspect: mix of generation

Hybrid grids - key aspect: mix of generation

This is the second blog on hybrid grids. In the first blog, I talked about the definition of hybrid grids and introduced the four key aspects. Now I will highlight and elaborate on the key aspect “mix of generation” and some of its implications ...

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GUEST BLOG: New business models for new electricity markets

GUEST BLOG: New business models for new electricity markets

The electricity systems are entering a new phase of transition. With the worldwide boom of renewable energy, decentralized and intermittent generation is taking over larger production shares each year. Now, the first effects on electricity markets ar ...

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رؤية المملكة العربية السعودية لعام 2030 وسوق مصادر الطاقة المتجددة

View this post in English. تم نشر الرؤية لعام 2030. مع حلول نهاية شهر ابريل لعام 2016، أصدرت المملكة العربية السعودية رؤيتها لعام 2030 التي طال انتظارها (ht ...

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