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Connecting the dots in renewable energy development

Connecting the dots in renewable energy development

The development of any asset is a lengthy and time-consuming effort. From the initial inception, information gathering, planning and finally through to collecting initial feedback (and improving on the plan as a result), all these steps are appro ...

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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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2019 in Review: Our Top 10 Energy in Transition Blogs

2019 in Review: Our Top 10 Energy in Transition Blogs

As we find ourselves at the beginning of 2020, we'd like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blog posts from the past year, which included hot topics around energy storage, wind, storage, electric vehicles, climate change and the fu ...

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Highlights of 2019: DNV GL Talks Energy Podcast

Highlights of 2019: DNV GL Talks Energy Podcast

In the blink of an eye, the DNV GL Talks Energy podcast series has been running for 3 years. As a valued member of the DNV GL community, we would like to thank you, our listeners for your continued support in the past years. The series, hosted by ...

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Keeping the lights on in an age of renewable energy

Keeping the lights on in an age of renewable energy

Accelerating the energy transition is an urgent necessity if we are to avoid climate catastrophe, but first we need to overcome the challenges that a dramatic increase in wind and solar energy brings. 'Dunkelflaute' - this word gives some peop ...

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24 Women Working Toward the Future of Energy and Engineering

24 Women Working Toward the Future of Energy and Engineering

  Sunday, June 23, 2019 marks the sixth annual International Women in Engineering Day! Launched in 2014 by the UK based Women's Engineering Society, Women in Engineering Day celebrates females from across the globe within the field of ...

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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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Transportation is the biggest growth opportunity for the electric utility sector in a century

Transportation is the biggest growth opportunity for the electric utility sector in a century

  I attended AWEA 2019 in Houston during the week of May 20 to sit on a panel with Pattern Energy, EVGo, Siemens, and Scott Rupp, a Chairman from the Missouri Public Services Commission. The topic of our panel was electrification and the ...

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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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Can ‘Smart ZNE’ address feeder hotspots?

Can ‘Smart ZNE’ address feeder hotspots?

I used to be a distribution grid planner in an era where utilities had a steadily growing customer base, and where grid planning and load shapes were predictable. This was before renewables started becoming more cost competitive, and traditional ...

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