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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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Will Poland follow the global energy trends?

Will Poland follow the global energy trends?

The future of offshore wind in the emerging market Currently, 11 European countries including Sweden, Denmark, United Kingdom and Germany has offshore installations. It is estimated that by 2025 the first Polish offshore wind farms will start ...

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Collaboration: The key to growing the Scottish wind industry

Collaboration: The key to growing the Scottish wind industry

Wind power is the fastest-growing renewable energy technology in Scotland and throughout many countries around the world. According to DNV GL's Energy in Transition Outlook (ETO) 2018, renewables will continue to grow rapidly and by 2050 they wil ...

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When a wind turbine performance upgrade isn’t what it seems

When a wind turbine performance upgrade isn’t what it seems

How to avoid common pitfalls and protect your energy yield certainty Over the past year, many of our customers have been approached by wind turbine manufacturers offering upgrade packages. Many upgrades are software updates, and some include hard ...

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How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

  Normally, loads for wind turbines are controlled by forces imposed on them by the wind. The recent strong magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 seismic events near Ridgecrest, California, which were felt in the wind power plant regions of Southern Cali ...

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Wind market storming ahead in Vietnam, but possible obstacles remain

Wind market storming ahead in Vietnam, but possible obstacles remain

With Indonesia and the Philippines still not quite reaching their stride and the leading Thai market hitting a rough patch, wind development in Vietnam looks like storming ahead of the ASEAN pack. It was with this background that market participa ...

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Wind technology: Our saviour in the fight against carbon emissions?

Wind technology: Our saviour in the fight against carbon emissions?

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event which occurs annually on June 15th. Organised by WindEurope and GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council), it's an opportunity for the industry to celebrate wind technology, facilitate information sharing and promote ...

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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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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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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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