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Customer Insights: ENGIE Talks ITC Strategies

Customer Insights: ENGIE Talks ITC Strategies

DNV GL interviewed Geoffrey Lehv, Director, Asset Based Solutions and Ana Diaz-Puskar, Senior-Analyst, Asset Based Solutions from ENGIE to discuss their investment tax credit strategy (ITC) for solar and how our team of experts supported their pr ...

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Top Tips for Solar Investment Tax Credit in 2020

Top Tips for Solar Investment Tax Credit in 2020

1. Don't miss out on 26% Investment Tax Credit! The Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) will step down an additional 4% in 2021. Which of your projects are ready to procure or start construction for 26% ITC in 2020? Discuss with your tax counsel wha ...

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SCADA Data Analysis for Solar Energy Projects – How Much is it Worth?

SCADA Data Analysis for Solar Energy Projects – How Much is it Worth?

Many of us in the renewable energy industry are familiar with the use of SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) data to provide status updates on the operation of wind farms. The potential value of this data is well understood. From det ...

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Finance your solar project faster with Solar Resource Compass

Finance your solar project faster with Solar Resource Compass

Are you looking to reduce uncertainty in site decisions for your solar energy project? DNV GL's newly released digital tool, Solar Resource Compass, can assist you in increasing the accuracy of your solar energy assessments by helping to select the b ...

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Italy´s growth in the renewable energy sector

Italy´s growth in the renewable energy sector

Over the past decade, Italy has been developing rapidly in the renewable energy industry. Talking about the country’s progress means mentioning the focus of diversifying from its historical dependency on imported fuels to develop and implement energy policy along the region. ...

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Is it time for PPA 2.0? Why we need to future-proof energy funding

Is it time for PPA 2.0? Why we need to future-proof energy funding

Power purchase agreements (PPAs) are a significant tool for funding the energy transition. Research by DNV GL suggests that, as renewable energy becomes more widespread, its price dynamics becomes more complex. Consequently, PPAs need to become m ...

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Industry best practice for performance testing of utility scale solar PV plants

Industry best practice for performance testing of utility scale solar PV plants

Performance testing is an important technical requirement of a solar EPC contract. Not only does it provide assurance to project owners of solar PV plant design and construction quality but also performance testing results are typically tied to guara ...

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Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part III)

Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part III)

In this blog series, we have provided insight into the renewable energy market, on topics spanning energy assessments and costs to wind and solar asset life span, in order to better inform investors on their buying decisions. The last blog in our ...

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Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part II)

Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part II)

In part one of this blog series, we covered the benefits of performing energy assessments and the useful life of wind and solar assets to optimize valuation of renewable energy projects. Today's blog will focus on the repowering of wind farms and ...

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Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part I)

Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part I)

To bid or not to bid on a wind or solar project? That is the question we will cover in this series of three blog posts that will focus on the renewable energy market and how technical analysis and energy assessments can assist investors in making ...

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