Publication: Wind Energy Update

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Will heat be the winner in de-icing turbine blades?

Précis: When it comes to keeping wind turbines operating smoothly in icy conditions, there are several approaches being considered and tried, from the highly technical to the old school ‘shiver’ technique. By Susan Kraemer Some of the best wind resources ... [Published Wind Energy Update - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Advancements for counteracting adverse weather and risky operating conditions

Précis: An offshore construction site can come across many hurdles, extreme weather conditions being one of them. We look at how specialists and suppliers are dealing with tricky situations offshore to avoid downtime and boost preparedness of personn ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Wind Turbine Optimization, Maintenance and Repair Summit, Canada Westin Prince Toronto | December 8-9, 2014

Event Date: Mon, 2014-12-08 - Tue, 2014-12-09Event URL:  http://www.windenergyupdate.com/optimization-maintenance-repair-canada/ Event Location: Westin Prince TorontoNumber of attendees: 150Event Organiser: Jon HarmanEvent Organiser E-mail:  jon@windenergyupdate.com ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Cold-climate operations: why OEMs must avoid icey situations

Précis: Despite growing awareness of the potential for wind power projects in cold climates, turbine manufacturers have yet to deal convincingly with the threat of ice throws. By Jason Deign If you want to get an idea of the negative impact of ice ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Turbines and targets: the UK wind energy landscape

Précis: Wind energy looks set to play a key role in Britain’s energy future. But as the UK tops the Ernst & Young list of most attractive markets for offshore wind, is enough being done to meet carbon emissions reduction targets and fill the gap left ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Offshore wind finance: how to best structure your project to attract investors

Précis: We explore the best practices in future trends for offshore wind finance. By Susan Kraemer The European offshore wind industry was enabled by big utilities such as Dong Energy, RWE and E.ON. Beginning with Round 2, governments brought in these ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Culture clash eroding between traditional fishing crew and offshore wind

Précis: The traditional maritime fishing industry has long nurtured a tolerance for risk. Fishermen, plying a difficult trade stretching back over thousands of years, operated within a deeply entrenched culture of fatalism in the face of danger. Now they ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Wind energy all the fashion in France

Précis: In a country famed for its adherence to style, across France there is plenty of evidence to suggest that wind energy is becoming an increasingly fashionable way to produce energy. We assess the latest targets under Energy Minister Segolene Ro ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

When offshore warranties expire

Précis: At the time of installation, most wind farms are covered with up to a five-year warranty and maintenance contract. But once this warranty period is over, when real maintenance is necessary, will operators be able to sustain the costs and will ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Man overboard! The best designs for getting back to safety

Précis: As the offshore wind industry grows, we look at man overboard rescue systems and the best methods for safe retrieval from the cold and deep North Sea. By Susan Kraemer The design of devices for rescuing those unlucky enough to go overboard ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Consortium finance: future ticket for offshore wind?

Précis: What did it take to bring the massive Gemini offshore wind project to financial close? Does this consortium, that involved a record number of financial entities, presage the future of offshore wind finance? By Susan Kraemer To put together ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Coping with offshore weather: why statistics just don’t cut it anymore

Précis: Last winter brought in heavy rain, large waves and relentless wind gusts to the coastal regions of northern Europe. What is being done to mitigate offshore damage, costs and health and safety concerns? By Heba Hashem During the peak of the ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 16 2014]

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Will heat be the winner in de-icing turbine bla... [Published Wind Energy Update - 3 hours ago]
Advancements for counteracting adverse weather ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 15 2014]
Wind Turbine Optimization, Maintenance and Repa... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 08 2014]
Cold-climate operations: why OEMs must avoid ic... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 07 2014]
Turbines and targets: the UK wind energy landscape [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 28 2014]
Offshore wind finance: how to best structure yo... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 19 2014]
Culture clash eroding between traditional fishi... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 10 2014]
Wind energy all the fashion in France [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 10 2014]
When offshore warranties expire [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 07 2014]
Man overboard! The best designs for getting bac... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 23 2014]
Consortium finance: future ticket for offshore ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 16 2014]
Coping with offshore weather: why statistics ju... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 16 2014]
Wyoming 3000MW project still awaits federal col... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 09 2014]
The 6th Offshore Wind Series: Offshore Wind Pro... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 03 2014]
China offshore: too big of an opportunity to ig... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jun 02 2014]
FTI Consulting’s Aris Karcanias on barriers to ... [Published Wind Energy Update - May 22 2014]
Karim Fahssis, CEO, MeteoPole [Published Wind Energy Update - May 20 2014]
Offshore vessels: Fit for purpose? [Published Wind Energy Update - May 19 2014]
Investors look to combine PV and wind assets [Published Wind Energy Update - May 12 2014]
Standardisation: can it bring down offshore fou... [Published Wind Energy Update - May 05 2014]
Effective contract structuring for European off... [Published Wind Energy Update - Apr 28 2014]
Can Europe’s grid take on its offshore power? [Published Wind Energy Update - Apr 24 2014]
Canadian market widens up for US supply chain [Published Wind Energy Update - Apr 14 2014]
Renewable Energy Leaders Determine Future Strat... [Published Wind Energy Update - Apr 10 2014]
End of warranty handover: how to ease impacts o... [Published Wind Energy Update - Apr 07 2014]
Alan Chivers of PMSS on O&M evolution [Published Wind Energy Update - Mar 31 2014]
Thibault Desclee de Maredsous of Alstom: Brazil... [Published Wind Energy Update - Mar 24 2014]
Ingeteam’s Luis Moreno on OEM and ISP maintenan... [Published Wind Energy Update - Mar 24 2014]
Industry looks to new markets for growth [Published Wind Energy Update - Mar 17 2014]
Wind Energy Summit South Africa [Published Wind Energy Update - Mar 12 2014]
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Will heat be the winner in de-icing turbine bla... [Published Wind Energy Update - 3 hours ago]
Précis: When it comes to keeping wind turbines operating smoothly in icy conditions, there are several approaches being considered and tried, from the highly technical to the old school ‘shiver’ technique. By Susan Kraemer Some of the best wind resources ...
Advancements for counteracting adverse weather ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 15 2014]
Précis: An offshore construction site can come across many hurdles, extreme weather conditions being one of them. We look at how specialists and suppliers are dealing with tricky situations offshore to avoid downtime and boost preparedness of personn ...
Wind Turbine Optimization, Maintenance and Repa... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 08 2014]
Event Date: Mon, 2014-12-08 - Tue, 2014-12-09Event URL:  http://www.windenergyupdate.com/optimization-maintenance-repair-canada/ Event Location: Westin Prince TorontoNumber of attendees: 150Event Organiser: Jon HarmanEvent Organiser E-mail:  jon@windenergyupdate.com ...
Cold-climate operations: why OEMs must avoid ic... [Published Wind Energy Update - Aug 07 2014]
Précis: Despite growing awareness of the potential for wind power projects in cold climates, turbine manufacturers have yet to deal convincingly with the threat of ice throws. By Jason Deign If you want to get an idea of the negative impact of ice ...
Turbines and targets: the UK wind energy landscape [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 28 2014]
Précis: Wind energy looks set to play a key role in Britain’s energy future. But as the UK tops the Ernst & Young list of most attractive markets for offshore wind, is enough being done to meet carbon emissions reduction targets and fill the gap left ...
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