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SCADA Data Analysis for Solar Energy Projects – How Much is it Worth?

SCADA Data Analysis for Solar Energy Projects – How Much is it Worth?

Many of us in the renewable energy industry are familiar with the use of SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) data to provide status updates on the operation of wind farms. The potential value of this data is well understood. From det ...

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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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Finance your solar project faster with Solar Resource Compass

Finance your solar project faster with Solar Resource Compass

Are you looking to reduce uncertainty in site decisions for your solar energy project? DNV GL's newly released digital tool, Solar Resource Compass, can assist you in increasing the accuracy of your solar energy assessments by helping to select the b ...

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Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part III)

Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part III)

In this blog series, we have provided insight into the renewable energy market, on topics spanning energy assessments and costs to wind and solar asset life span, in order to better inform investors on their buying decisions. The last blog in our ...

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Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part II)

Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part II)

In part one of this blog series, we covered the benefits of performing energy assessments and the useful life of wind and solar assets to optimize valuation of renewable energy projects. Today's blog will focus on the repowering of wind farms and ...

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Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part I)

Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part I)

To bid or not to bid on a wind or solar project? That is the question we will cover in this series of three blog posts that will focus on the renewable energy market and how technical analysis and energy assessments can assist investors in making ...

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Solar Powered Gold

Solar Powered Gold

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Gold is expensive for a reason The copper in your computer cables, the aluminium in your Coca Cola can, the platinum in your catalytic converter, the gold in your jewellery. How did it get from the earth' ...

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Accounting for customer solar energy

Accounting for customer solar energy

Looking for Insight Utilities use Load Research to assign system and peak load responsibility across customer rate groups, or "customer classes." These load research studies are very data-intensive, and provide inputs for rate design, cost-of-serv ...

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What effect will new technologies and renewable integration have on the future transmission network?

I had the opportunity to attend DNV GL's 2015 Utility of the Future Leadership Forum last week, and it provided some unique perspective on the state of the industry. Solar energy and storage were topics that were brought up in multiple discussions, ...

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Energy and Geopolitics in the Middle East and the Price Game

There is undoubtedly a global re-alignment of economic power and energy strategies both with respect to fossil and renewable based energy sources taking place. Earlier this year has seen the decline in global oil prices and as simultaneous increase i ...

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