Analysis

In-depth analysis, news and interviews, published weekly by A Word About Wind

What can we read into €402.5m Nordex sale?

German manufacturer Nordex this week announced it is set to sell a 2.7GW pipeline of European development projects to German utility RWE.

Bard Offshore 1: 'How we turned it around'

Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets agreed to buy Bard Offshore 1’s owner in August and won European Commission support for the deal last September. How did Bard Offshore 1 overcome its history – and where is it going from here?

Utilities face flak over ethical concerns

Investors in renewables have received heavy flak in the last month.

Biden sets out $2trn green drive

US citizens are due to vote in the presidential election on 3rd November. For the renewables industry, the choice couldn’t be starker.

Financing Wind North America is pivoting virtual

On September 2nd and 3rd – for the very first time – we’ll be broadcasting Financing Wind North America 2020 live from our own purpose-built studio.

53% express doubts on wind resources

How confident are you in your wind measurements?

Interview: Mattias Wärn fd Eriksson on Svea Vind's tie-up with Iberdrola

This week, we caught up with Svea Vind’s founder and chief executive Mattias Wärn fd Eriksson to find out more about the deal, as well as the appetite for offshore wind in the Nordics.

Interview: Prime Capital's Mathias Bimberg on investing in the Nordics

A Word About Wind speak to Mathias Bimberg, head of infrastructure at Prime Capital about the fund’s green investment strategy.

How can investors get smart on artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence can help wind investors smarten up their O&M strategies and boost project returns. But do they know enough to harness its power?

Mexico uses Covid-19 to punish wind investors

It’s hard to overstate the importance of energy reforms in Mexico six years ago. These changes opened up the energy market to private investors for the first time, and brought in competition for the state energy companies...