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  • When offshore warranties expire

    Jul 7, 2014

    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 there be cheaper O&M solutions available?

  • Karim Fahssis, CEO, MeteoPole

    May 20, 2014

    Fahssis tells Wind Energy Update why their technology is a breakthrough for the industry and which project developers are using it.

  • Investors look to combine PV and wind assets

    May 12, 2014

    Institutional investors are increasingly looking for diversified renewable energy portfolios that combine wind and solar. We review the trends and the potential impact on the wind power sector’s growth prospects.

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  • Wind energy all the fashion in France

    Jul 10, 2014

    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 Royal.

  • Wyoming 3000MW project still awaits federal collaboration

    Jun 9, 2014

    The Power Company of Wyoming’s (PCW) Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project (CCSM) could become the largest wind energy farm in the United States, providing a clean energy tonic to the country’s most sparsely populated state.

  • Effective contract structuring for European offshore wind

    Apr 28, 2014

    Offshore wind is relatively a higher risk proposition than land-based projects. How can pitfalls be avoided in the offshore landscape? We assess EPC, multi-contracting and alliance propositions.