Wind-power

What is a PPA? Power Purchase Agreement Explained

What is a PPA? A power purchase agreement (PPA) is a contractual agreement between energy buyers and sellers. They come together and agree to buy and sell an amount of energy which is or will be generated by a renewable asset. PPAs are usually signed for a ...

How to Price Credit Risk in the PPA Market

Understanding risk in its various forms is central to doing business and the PPA market is no exception in that regard. Discussions with many of our customers have shown that credit risk pricing for PPAs is an issue of concern for them which has not really ...

OFFSHORE WIND IN EUROPE IN 2019 Trends and statistics (External Content)

In 2019 Europe connected 502 new offshore wind turbines to the grid across 10 projects. This brought 3,627 MW of new (gross) additional capacity.Europe now has a total installed offshore wind capacity of 22,072 MW from 5,047 grid-connected wind turbines ac ...

WIND ENERGY IN EUROPE IN 2019 Trends and statistics (External Content)

Europe installed 15.4 GW of new wind power capacity in 2019. This is 27% higher than 2018 but 10% less than the record in 2017.Europe now has 205 GW of wind energy capacity. And wind accounted for 15% of the electricity the EU-28 consumed in 2019.Three qua ...

FINANCING AND INVESTMENT TRENDS The European wind industry in 2019 (External Content)

In 2019 the wind industry invested almost €52bn in Europe, including €19bn for the construction of new wind farms. The remaining €33bn included refinancing transactions, mergers and acquisition at project and corporate level, public market transactions, an ...

Global Wind Report 2019 (External Content)

The 15th flagship Global Wind Report 2019 by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) provides a comprehensive overview of the global wind industry through the latest market data, country profiles, trends and analysis from GWEC Market Intelligence. Wind energ ...

Future of wind (External Content)

Deployment, investment, technology, grid integration and socio-economic aspectsReducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is at the heart of the world’s accelerating shift from climate-damaging fossil fuels towards clean, renewable forms of energy. In additio ...

Wind Powers America First Quarter 2020 Report: Public Version (External Content)

AWEA’s Wind Powers America First Quarter 2020 Report provides a snapshot view of the latest U.S. wind industry activity and trends. The report includes new wind capacity installations in 2020, wind projects under construction and in advanced development, n ...

Powering the Future: Global Offshore Wind Workforce Outlook 2020-2024 (External Content)

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) have published the report Powering the Future: Global Offshore Wind Workforce Outlook 2020-2024 as the first deliverable of the partnership between the two global associations. Th ...
Floating foundations: A game changer for offshore wind (External Content)

Floating foundations: A game changer for offshore wind (External Content)

Offshore wind turbines, rooted to the seabed by monopile or jacket foundations, are restricted to waters less than 50 metres deep. This rules out sites with the strongest winds and, often, access to big markets. Some of the largest electricity markets Jap ...

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