Good Energy CEO responds to news that 24.5% of UK electricity came from renewables in 2015

Responding to the news that 24.6% of UK electricity came from renewables in 2015, up 5.5% on 2014, G…

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UK leads Europe with £8.5bn boost from offshore wind

RenewableUK is responding to the release of a report from WindEurope covering investment in offshore wind for the first half…

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Meyer Burger congratulates Solar Impulse on successful completion of first ever round-the-world solar flight.

Solar Impulse completes record-breaking solar-powered flight supported by Meyer B…

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image007.jpg Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind project in Australia

• 32 SWT-3.2-113 Direct Drive wind turbines for Hornsdale Stage 2• Clean renewable energy for more …

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SeaRoc Group Sets Out to Address Likely Cause of Financial Losses for Offshore Wind Farms

Cable failures contribute to 77% of the financial losses of global offshore wind projects. This is ev…

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PES Exclusive Articles

Form and function

Tuco Marine Group specialises in manufacturing ocean-going vessels that have light structures and hulls created with composite materials such as carbon fibre. Naturally, the wind industry is a prime market for the Denmark-based company and indeed, it has been going from strength to strength. We spok…

Capturing offshore wind development from Dublin to Dubai

Alan O'Neill has spent much of the last 34 years in the North Sea, attached to a harness, photographing and filming its developing industry for his collection of 1.5m offshore images. In this illustrated feature, we present a stunning selection of his work. Alan's job, usually at height, often at n…

Working on water

While oil and gas production may not always go hand in hand with the wind industry, shipbuilders like Damen are finding synergy across energy sectors. Peter Robert, Business Development Manager Offshore Wind talks to PES about the company's latest developments. PES: Welcome back to PES. For the ben…

Thermal imaging cameras: a fast and reliable tool for testing solar panels

Quality assurance is of fundamental importance for solar panels. The failure-free operation of the panels is a prerequisite for efficient power generation, long life, and a high return on the investment. To ensure this failure free operation a fast, simple and reliable method to evaluate a solar pan…

Vote wind

As the US Election campaign reaches its thrilling climax, it's been fascinating to see just how high wind power is on the political agenda. We examine the power of wind as a vote-winner, and look ahead to what we can expect from the new Administration. Wind power is one of the fastest-growing sourc…

Powering into clear, blue water

According to Johan van Wijland, the offshore wind industry has certainly faced tough times, but there are many reasons to be positive about the future. We pressed the Director of Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects b.v. for more details and asked him about the scope of his company's involvement in the s…

Optimising energy performance with Big Data

A large number of geographically spread complex renewable projects, with demanding levels of performance, are a challenge to manage. Without a unique, flexible, high-performance and hardware agnostic energy management platform, it becomes almost impossible and is not likely to get any easier in the …

In-line measuring of spectral reflectance and transmittance under vacuum conditions with lab-like tolerances

Chris Hellwig, Product Manager for Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH, explains how imaging your in-line metrology equipment gives you the results you would expect from laboratory instruments, without the need for time-consuming alignment... Since the mid-90s, Carl Zeiss has constantly aspired to lab-lik…

Investing in Europe’s future

In this exclusive dispatch, Julian takes a look at the wind industry's contribution to EU GDP and argues that ‘Green Growth' is central to recovery - and growth. Europe is in crisis. The economy has entered the slow lane. Jobs are vanishing. Yet Europeans are paying €700 per person per …

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