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Could statistical analysis streamline offshore wind site characterization?

Could statistical analysis streamline offshore wind site characterization?

A Study on Applying Cluster Analysis to Geophysical Data When it comes to offshore wind, we know what it takes to put a plan into action and get the blades turning. Broadly, it involves years of careful planning, data collection, data processi ...

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Will the coronavirus pandemic impact the global wind industry?

Will the coronavirus pandemic impact the global wind industry?

As we celebrate Global Wind Day 2020 in very different circumstances to previous years, it is topical to ask: will the current economic downturn, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, impact the outlook for the wind industry? It is a relevant qu ...

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Should the Trend of Larger Turbines Continue Offshore? An Analysis of the New York Bight Floating LIDAR

Should the Trend of Larger Turbines Continue Offshore? An Analysis of the New York Bight Floating LIDAR

As an industry, we are exceptionally skilled at optimizing energy production of onshore wind farms. But what happens when the wind resource offshore no longer supports our usual tricks of the trade? In this blog, DNV GL explores the energy benefi ...

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How Certification Could Stimulate India's Wind Energy Industry

How Certification Could Stimulate India's Wind Energy Industry

Transparency, alignment with international standards and a focus on project as well as type certification could encourage international investment and make it easier for Indian manufacturers to succeed in foreign markets. Wind power in India h ...

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Renewables boost during UK storm season

Renewables boost during UK storm season

Ciara, the third storm of the season, battered the shores of the UK last weekend bringing torrential downpours and strong winds, reaching 97mph in some areas. In amongst the stories of flooding, travel disruption and power outages, there was some ...

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Navigating the Waters of Offshore Wind Development in the U.S.

Navigating the Waters of Offshore Wind Development in the U.S.

Traditional uses versus new proposed uses of the ocean -- it's not a new conundrum, but it's taken on new meaning lately for the waters off the U.S. Atlantic Coast. With over 20 GW of offshore wind expected to be installed on the Atlantic Coast betwe ...

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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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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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How are LiDAR products driving wind farm development and supporting resource assessment?

How are LiDAR products driving wind farm development and supporting resource assessment?

From the numerous independent studies published on climate change over the last 6 months, it is clear that we need to accelerate the decarbonisation of the planet if we are to keep the global temperature rise this century well below the 2?C target ...

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