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Impressions from the Swedish wind conference VIND2019

Impressions from the Swedish wind conference VIND2019

The Swedish wind conference, VIND2019 celebrated its 10-year anniversary last week. With 1200 MW of added wind capacity forecast for Sweden before the end of 2019, bringing the total installed capacity to approximately 2GW, the future is looking ...

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The Irish wind industry looks forward to 2030

The Irish wind industry looks forward to 2030

The theme of the recent IWEA (Irish Wind Energy Association) Autumn conference was a positive one; "delivering 70 by 30." This relates to the recent target outlined in the Irish government's 2019 Climate Action Plan where 70% of electricity will ...

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Italy´s growth in the renewable energy sector

Italy´s growth in the renewable energy sector

Over the past decade, Italy has been developing rapidly in the renewable energy industry. Talking about the country’s progress means mentioning the focus of diversifying from its historical dependency on imported fuels to develop and implement energy policy along the region. ...

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Will Poland follow the global energy trends?

Will Poland follow the global energy trends?

The future of offshore wind in the emerging market Currently, 11 European countries including Sweden, Denmark, United Kingdom and Germany has offshore installations. It is estimated that by 2025 the first Polish offshore wind farms will start ...

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More renewables, more markets

More renewables, more markets

Renewable energy is today the low-cost option for power generation. With a market-driven energy transition, it's essential that energy markets are developed, both to handle the effects of the rapid rise of renewable energy and to facilitate the t ...

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Collaboration: The key to growing the Scottish wind industry

Collaboration: The key to growing the Scottish wind industry

Wind power is the fastest-growing renewable energy technology in Scotland and throughout many countries around the world. According to DNV GL's Energy in Transition Outlook (ETO) 2018, renewables will continue to grow rapidly and by 2050 they wil ...

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How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

  Normally, loads for wind turbines are controlled by forces imposed on them by the wind. The recent strong magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 seismic events near Ridgecrest, California, which were felt in the wind power plant regions of Southern Cali ...

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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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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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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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