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UK windiness 2017: First semester lower than long-term expectations – what are the impacts for you?

UK windiness 2017: First semester lower than long-term expectations – what are the impacts for you?

Monitoring, recording and interpreting wind speed trends can be extremely valuable to wind farm investors, owners and operators, enabling project performance to be assessed and evaluated. But what do the 2017 first semester results mean for you? 2 ...

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UK windiness 2016: Wind sets a new UK generation record despite lower than average wind speeds

UK windiness 2016: Wind sets a new UK generation record despite lower than average wind speeds

In December 2016, the UK wind industry set a new record by generating more than 10,000 MW of electricity for the first time and providing 23% of the UK’s electricity demand. We continue to see wind energy playing a pivotal role in the UK’s elect ...

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Merit Order Effect In The Transitional Tender Process In Germany

Merit Order Effect In The Transitional Tender Process In Germany

How to compare your project with peers for the coming transitional tenders The recent decision of the cabinet on the new EEG 2017 (German Renewables Energy Act) has been digested and the new legislation is available in its final version. As time w ...

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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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How to deal with new technology being introduced in the power system

How to deal with new technology being introduced in the power system

One of the challenges in transmission and distribution is the safe and reliable introduction of new technology in the power system. As a key performance indicator of the grid is reliability, you can imagine that ideally only “proven” technology s ...

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KETRACO & DNV GL: Transmitting the future to Kenya

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Earlier this year DNV GL announced it had been contracted to advise on the construction of a 400kV high voltage overhead transmission line and substations in Kenya. The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company ...

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Rob Rawlinson-Smith on wind turbine design: Innovation through integration

The most important lesson from 30 years of wind turbine design is that components work best when they work together. The development of the modern wind turbine has been a progression from agricultural technology to offshore power station in less t ...

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Flat-out rivalry is a fool’s errand

This author no longer works for DNV GL. With more than 2,000 offshore turbines installed and generating electricity, the offshore wind sector has come a long way since the Vindeby wind farm entered operation in the Baltic Sea in 1991. The industry ...

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When it comes to data, bigger really is better

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Even at a time when buzzwords slosh around the business world like water across the deck of a pitching ship, it is hard to think of a term that has attracted more hype and hyperbole than "big data." As is so ...

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DNV GL shares insights from the Infocast Wind Power Finance and Investment Summit: What’s next for wind power market in 2014?

Steady is not a word typically used to describe the US wind power market, nor would one combine the words “stable” and “market conditions” when speaking about the history of US wind power. The industry’s primary federal support mechanism, t ...

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