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Solving the energy trilemma

Posts posted in May 2019

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A master class in energy efficiency

A master class in energy efficiency

I've just returned from Seattle where I had the privilege to lead a workshop at the AESP Spring Conference, and I have to say it was without a doubt the best conference content I've seen in a while within the energy efficiency market. For those o ...

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Taiwan – A role model for Asian offshore wind development?

Taiwan – A role model for Asian offshore wind development?

Last month we attended the Global Offshore Wind Summit co-organized by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce (ECCT) in Taipei, Taiwan. From the turnout, we could safely infer that the Taiwanese offshore market is ...

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Klimaatverandering, een broodje-aapverhaal?

Klimaatverandering, een broodje-aapverhaal?

Als we niets doen dreigt mijn favoriete vakantie-eiland Ameland te verdwijnen. Dit voorjaar werden miljoenen kuub zand uit de Noordzee verplaatst om de noordkust van Ameland aan te vullen. Dit gebeurt al sinds 1990 omdat de Nederlandse kustlijn l ...

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Climate change, hoax or imminent catastrophe?

Climate change, hoax or imminent catastrophe?

The coastline of the Netherlands is slowly being washed away because of the wind, sea currents and rising sea-levels due to global warming. Since 1990, tons of sand have been transferred from the North Sea to mitigate this erosion, but despite th ...

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Refining offshore wind turbine availability projections with latest operational experience and state-of-the-art modelling

Refining offshore wind turbine availability projections with latest operational experience and state-of-the-art modelling

The cornerstone of any successful offshore wind energy project is a robust assessment of the wind resource and energy yield. Indeed, with increasingly competitive auction driven markets, obtaining a robust and reliable pre-construction energy yie ...

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Wildfires are coming. Are you ready?

Wildfires are coming. Are you ready?

Wildfire resilience is a pertinent topic on everyone's mind in California with more than 100 people killed by wildfires in 2017 and 2018. Fires are a normal part of the North American ecosystem. However, fire suppression policies and timber indus ...

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