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Observations of cold climate wind farm development

Observations of cold climate wind farm development

The annual Winterwind International Wind Energy conference took place recently in ?re, Sweden. ?re is situated in the county of J?mtland and is a popular downhill skiing and biking resort. It is also an area favourable for icing conditions which ...

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Tackling the reliability problem on loads prediction in wind turbines

Tackling the reliability problem on loads prediction in wind turbines

Who said reliable loads prediction in wind turbines has to be expensive? Reducing risk and efficiently manage lifetime of the wind turbines is key. The wind industry has found an ally in machine learning to get to know and efficiently ...

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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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Reflections on renewable energy in the Middle East

Reflections on renewable energy in the Middle East

Now that the dust (or should I say sand?) has settled after the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi, it is probably a good time to reflect on some of the dynamics affecting the renewable energy market in the region. Although the Middle ...

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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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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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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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