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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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ما هي فوائد تخزين الطاقة بالبطارية

ما هي فوائد تخزين الطاقة بالبطارية

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Reflections on wind farm development in cold climates

Reflections on wind farm development in cold climates

Ume? in Sweden is a coastal city situated about 600km north of Stockholm and about 400km south of the Arctic Circle. This year, it hosted the annual Winterwind International Wind Energy conference. With its proximity to the Arctic, this is a very ...

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Energy-efficiency: ‘Mandatory by law, but above all an opportunity’

Energy-efficiency: ‘Mandatory by law, but above all an opportunity’

Complying with Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) may sound boring, but it is quite the opposite. More than 45,000 companies in the EU must comply with this directive, and in many countries the deadline is 5 December 2019, othe ...

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UK windiness 2018: Lower than long-term averages – what are the implications for you?

UK windiness 2018: Lower than long-term averages – what are the implications for you?

Monitoring and recording wind speed trends can be beneficial to assess project performance. But interpreting and truly understanding those trends are where the real value lies. Do you know what the 2018 results mean for you? 2018 wind speed trends ...

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Rapid Reaction – my take on the 2019 AESP National Conference

Rapid Reaction – my take on the 2019 AESP National Conference

While the Texas State Rodeo may not have been in town, the AESP provided a boot-stomping, cattle calling good time in the Alamo City. For four days, energy professionals from across North America gathered in San Antonio for the premier conference ...

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Internet of Lighting within the Workplace

Internet of Lighting within the Workplace

The workplace is constantly growing and adapting to meet market trends and employee needs, including flexibility when it comes to being in an office. According to the United States Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), in 2017 approximat ...

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It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas (including the energy efficiency conferences)!

It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas (including the energy efficiency conferences)!

While my colleagues in the Midwest are digging out from the latest weekend snowstorm, my attention has turned to the upcoming AESP National Conference in San Antonio. I'm particularly fond of this conference because it provides a great opportuni ...

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Can Flow Batteries compete with Li-ion?

Can Flow Batteries compete with Li-ion?

Introduction If you're reading this post, you probably have heard about flow batteries. You also probably have heard some of the claims about flow batteries having lower degradation, improved safety, and longer-duration capability compared to their ...

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