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Aerial Turbines7 takeaways on the US from Financing Wind7 takeaways on the US from Financing Wind
Last week, A Word About Wind published a rundown of key talking points at our Financing Wind North America event in New York on 2nd November.
Fossil fuels boosted as COP27 winds downFossil fuels boosted as COP27 winds down
The COP27 climate conference in Egypt ended on Sunday with pledges about renewables that lived down to our expectations.
Blade spinWill tax equity transferability help US wind?Will tax equity transferability help US wind?
People say the devil is in the detail, but sometimes there’s delight too. That is the case with the Inflation Reduction Act that entered US law in August.
Lula returns: Where now for Brazilian wind?Lula returns: Where now for Brazilian wind?
Environmentalists welcomed the victory of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Brazil’s presidential election last week.
Is Qatar eyeing a renewables revolution?Is Qatar eyeing a renewables revolution?
We look at Qatar's plans for renewables ahead of this month's World Cup in the Middle Eastern state, and round up the big news for wind.
European wind faces winter chillsEuropean wind faces winter chills
We look at whether Covid-19 and the Ukraine war are bringing long-term benefits for renewables, and round up the biggest news in wind.
M&A in the USA: What happens next?M&A in the USA: What happens next?
The US has become one of the world’s hottest renewables investment markets due to the Inflation Reduction Act, which became law in August.
Q&A Interview: Tim Koenemann, CommerzbankQ&A Interview: Tim Koenemann, Commerzbank
A Word About Wind spoke to Tim Koenemann, head of renewable energies at Commerzbank, during the WindEnergy Hamburg conference two weeks ago to talk about inflation, new technologies and the mood in Germany.
Solar top viewWill India stall or soar from 2024?Will India stall or soar from 2024?
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014 pledging support for renewables.
Is Canada joining the offshore party?Is Canada joining the offshore party?
This month, Canadian province Nova Scotia announced it is looking to hold its first offshore wind tender by 2025, and plans to tender over 5GW by 2030.