Analysis

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

Interview: Lars Meyer on investing in German repowering projects

Nextwind chief investment officer Lars Meyer is discussing the “phenomenal impact” of Germany’s pioneering onshore wind investors, who were backing onshore wind farms in the early 2000s when most utilities wouldn’t touch renewables.

European funds look afresh at US

Over the last five years, the US has been one of the world’s most consistent onshore wind markets for growth.

Green Hydrogen: A new frontier for wind?

It’s tempting to think green hydrogen’s time has come.

South Korea moves offshore again

We love emerging markets as much as the next analyst, and so the news that South Korea is opening up its wind market has piqued our interest. The Asian country has a fraught relationship with renewables.

Our predictions for wind in 2021

What do the next 12 months hold in store for the wind industry? In our first edition of the year, we like to share ten predictions for the year ahead.

2020 predictions: what we got right and wrong

The year started with apocalyptic wildfires in Australia before taking us into a global pandemic, economic collapse and a disputed US presidential election. It’s time for a well-earned holiday.

Eni enters offshore wind with Dogger deal

Every dog has its day. And in recent weeks, most news days have had their Dogger. The 2.4GW Dogger Bank A and B project has been everywhere.

3 big talking points for Financing Wind Inside Investment next week

The focus of the event will be the biggest issues facing investors, and there is no shortage of huge questions for investors this year. Here are three:

French solar cuts will worry wind investors

Last week, the lower house of the French parliament approved a government policy that puts solar PV developers in the firing line.

Does low-price wind harm safety and efficiency?

On Monday, professional services firm ARMSA Consulting published a report called ‘The Great Leap Forward’, which it produced in conjunction with our colleagues at A Word About Wind’s parent firm Tamarindo Group.