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Posts posted in June 2018

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Vietnam – the next offshore wind market in Asia?

Vietnam – the next offshore wind market in Asia?

I’ve just comeback from my short business trip to Vietnam and the first Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) Wind Power conference in Hanoi. But I’ve returned with mixed feelings. Have you ever been in a situation where certain actions or conclusion ...

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2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 2)

2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 2)

For my last post, we explored two emerging trends in connected lighting that will define 2018. Standardization around a protocol, like Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), will help simply installation and allay interoperability fears. And, once the gener ...

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Offshore wind setting the price point for large scale low carbon generation

Offshore wind setting the price point for large scale low carbon generation

Those of us who work in the Renewable Energy sector often find ourselves on the back foot when defending subsidies for low carbon energy generation. We all remember the allegation that, in 2013, David Cameron ordered aides to ‘get rid of all the gr ...

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Can Europe expand power transmission in time?

Can Europe expand power transmission in time?

Over the last hundred years or so, Europe has built up a network of power transmission systems of which it can be proud. These systems generally perform so well that people across the continent take a reliable energy supply for granted. ...

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2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 1)

2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 1)

2018 may well be the coming out party for connected lighting. Connected lighting holds tons of promise – from allowing utilities to lower M&V costs to integrating Automated Demand Response (ADR) at the product level. However, a skeptical public ...

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The “Happy Hour Effect” – PV, Electric Vehicles and Learning Thermostats Walk into a Bar…!

The “Happy Hour Effect” – PV, Electric Vehicles and Learning Thermostats Walk into a Bar…!

Utilities are facing the confluence of three residential trends over which they have little or no control, but are tasked with meeting its consequences.  The effects of all three of these trends coincide at about the same time of day, potentially wr ...

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