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Ireland’s new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) design

Ireland’s new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) design

What does it mean for the renewable industry in Ireland? On Tuesday 24th July, the Government of the Republic of Ireland approved the design of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS). This long-awaited decision has provided some clar ...

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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 conclusions we ...

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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 gree ...

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Promising forecast for global offshore wind

Promising forecast for global offshore wind

Offshore wind is forecasted by leading market intelligence actors to increase with an average cumulative growth rate of about 16% each year from 2017 to 2026. The annual growth rate in mature European markets is estimated to be an average of +9%, ...

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The future of renewable developments in Ireland

The future of renewable developments in Ireland

  The Irish government has launched a public consultation on the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) - what does it mean for the future of renewable development in Ireland? The preferred option outlined in the consultation ...

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How certification can contribute to establish new technologies in offshore wind

Costs reduction expectations like in tender systems as well as site-specific project requirements may motivate wind turbine and component manufacturers to develop innovative ideas, concepts and designs. Depending on their grade of innovation, these n ...

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Let’s remove the offshore wind capacity cap - but HOW?

Let’s remove the offshore wind capacity cap - but HOW?

            Falling prices - a good news? The offshore wind industry is still euphoric about the great progress that has been made with respect to cost reduction. The cost reductions have becom ...

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Renewables on track to beat ‘fuel parity’ with combined cycle gas turbines

Renewables on track to beat ‘fuel parity’ with combined cycle gas turbines

In November, the UK Government published an updated version of its Electricity Generation Costs analysis. This is a rigorous assessment of Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) for a very wide range of generation options, forecasted for 2020 and 2025. ...

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GUEST BLOG: Offshore wind 2017 - quo vadis?

GUEST BLOG: Offshore wind 2017 - quo vadis?

The year 2016 closed with some remarkable cost progress for offshore wind in Europe. The last tenders for offshore wind farms in the Netherlands and Denmark showed unexpectedly low bids with a price level of around 5 - 5,5 Cents per kWh not nearl ...

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Merit Order Effect In The Transitional Tender Process In Germany

Merit Order Effect In The Transitional Tender Process In Germany

How to compare your project with peers for the coming transitional tenders The recent decision of the cabinet on the new EEG 2017 (German Renewables Energy Act) has been digested and the new legislation is available in its final version. As time w ...

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