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Wind resource presents biggest risk to industry

Wind resource presents biggest risk to industry

WORLDWIDE: Insurance underwriter GCube has found wind resources pose the largest threat to an onshore wind project's profitability, surpassing mechanical breakdown.

Scarecrow system provides 'astonishing' results offshore

Scarecrow system provides 'astonishing' results offshore

UK: A scarecrow model installed on an offshore wind turbine designed to stop bird droppings has had "astonishing" results.

AWEA 2017: DNV GL launches forecasting platform

AWEA 2017: DNV GL launches forecasting platform

UNITED STATES: Advisory firm DNV GL has launched an on-demand weather forecaster in the US and Canada, ahead of the AWEA Windpower 2017 conference in California (23-25 May 2017).

Windmax: Monthly digest of wind turbine operating data -- February 2017

Windmax: Monthly digest of wind turbine operating data -- February 2017

GERMANY/DENMARK: Windpower Intelligence, the data and research division of Windpower Monthly, has teamed up with the Imperial College Business School of London to analyse and publish the output and capacity factors of operating wind turbines in Germany and Denmark.


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