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Tommerup backs new CEOs to go beyond Europe

Tommerup backs new CEOs to go beyond Europe

DENMARK: MHI Vestas' outgoing chief executive Jens Tommerup believes there is no business case yet for developing the next generation of offshore wind turbines, even though the technology is available.

WindEconomics: Assessing long-term energy yields

WindEconomics: Assessing long-term energy yields

DENMARK: The generation-cost projections reported in this column rely on estimates of the energy production of the wind turbines over the life of the plant by the developer.

Leaving town

Leaving town

BELGIUM: Kriegers Flak illustrates the international nature of the offshore wind sector. Foundations made in Belgium are towed by a Cyprus-registered vessel to Denmark, where they will be part of a wind farm using German-Spanish turbines and an interconnector with Germany.

WindTech: Optimising LCOE and lifetime for turbines

WindTech: Optimising LCOE and lifetime for turbines

DENMARK: Effective turbine control poses specific challenges for onshore and offshore applications. Eize de Vries discussed these with leading suppliers Vestas and MHI Vestas.


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Denmark - Sector waits for new energy act to end limbo

DENMARK: The year ahead is one of promise for Denmark's wind sector following the political limbo caused by 2011's general election. Revised energy legislation is due in the first half of this year, and the industry is keen to find out when the new act will take effect and what difference - if any - it will make.

Special reports

Husum 2012 - Special Report

Husum 2012 - Special Report

As the Husum trade fair gets underway, Windpower Monthly has produced a special report looking at the latest technological innovations in the wind industry.

Onshore Operations and Maintenance - Special Report

Onshore Operations and Maintenance - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has produced a report examining how a good O&M strategy can keep onshore turbines running and cutting the cost of energy.

Global Offshore - Special Report

Global Offshore - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has produced a special report covering the examining the future of the global offshore sector. It covers Europe's ambitious plans versus the financial realities, and progress in other markets such as China and the US.

European Wind Integration - Special Report

European Wind Integration - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the challenges of wind integration across Europe. The special report includes a focus on operating systems in Denmark, Spain, Ireland, and a wind penetration of map of the whole region.