- Published: 18 July 2019 18 July 2019
Wind is set to become a dominant source of power as governments look to reduce their carbon emissions and although technology and wind resources are similar across the world the risk and values that wind power creates is primarily driven by the characteristics of the markets.
- Published: 11 July 2019 11 July 2019
The first half of 2019 saw a 39% slowdown in renewable energy investment in the world’s biggest market, China, to US$ 28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any half-year period since 2013, according to the latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF).
- Published: 09 July 2019 09 July 2019
A new £1.5 million programme is offering UK innovators developing products and services for the offshore wind market the opportunity to test and demonstrate them at a real wind farm.
- Published: 03 July 2019 03 July 2019
WindEurope, Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) and EUCIA (the European Composites Industry Association) have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades. Today, 2.5 million tons of composite material are in use in the wind energy sector.
Offshore Wind Accelerator launches open source benchmarking competition to improve wind resource estimates
- Published: 01 July 2019 01 July 2019
The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched an international competition to improve current wind resource models in the offshore wind industry. The competition will allow modellers access to six validation cases from operational wind farms in the North Sea, owned by the OWA’s industry partners.
- Published: 28 June 2019 28 June 2019
In the first half of 2019, solar, wind and other renewable sources accounted for 44% of the electricity consumed in Germany. Preliminary calculations by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Federal Association of Energy and Water Management (BDEW) yielded this figure. Renewables had accounted for 39% of electricity consumption in the first half of 2018.