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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 consultatio ...

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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 bec ...

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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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Baltic Research Opportunities - Free of Charge

Baltic Research Opportunities - Free of Charge

Following on the theme of my recent blog about the Maritime Conference in Poland a few weeks ago, I wanted to take the opportunity to expand on the offshore opportunities in the Baltic Sea. As most of you will be aware, according to the goals of t ...

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Offshore projects in the Baltic Sea – Impressions from the 4th International Maritime Conference in Poland

Offshore projects in the Baltic Sea – Impressions from the 4th International Maritime Conference in Poland

Thanks to the good market contacts of my DNV GL colleagues in Poland I have been invited to present on the 4th Maritime Conference in Szczecin in Poland last week. The maritime conference is organised by the key stakeholders of the polish Maritime ...

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Renewables business dials into telecoms for strategic partnership

Renewables business dials into telecoms for strategic partnership

This author no longer works for DNV GL. In the fifth in a series of ‘Beyond Integration’ blogs on renewables and the grid, Fliss Jones explores how the renewables business is going beyond old silos through partnering with telecoms. You wou ...

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Prepare to be a better grid citizen: offshore wind needs to go beyond levelised cost

Prepare to be a better grid citizen: offshore wind needs to go beyond levelised cost

In the second in a series of ‘Beyond Integration’ blogs on renewables and the grid, Felicity Jones explores the maverick status of offshore wind in a future of distributed renewables—and argues that the industry needs to go beyond its focus on ...

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