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Mar 7, 2019
Intense competition is slicing wind operations and maintenance (O&M) prices, lowering margins towards turbine margin levels and attracting a new type of service provider, Oliver Metcalfe, wind power analyst at BloombergNEF (BNEF), said.
Oct 24, 2018
Wind operators must identify and control supplier third-party access and introduce comprehensive cyber security measures at construction and operations phases to improve defences, cyber experts told New Energy Update.
Dec 6, 2017
Following rapid price falls, offshore wind companies must tackle growing merchant risks to ensure future projects remain competitive and supply facilities remain profitable, leading industry executives said.
Nov 8, 2017
Grid operator ERCOT plans to roll-out intra-hour wind forecasting based on improved modelling while new research predicts a shift towards probabilistic forecasts could generate further gains, industry experts told New Energy Update.
Sep 6, 2017
As federal authorities prepare new market rules to stabilize grid reliability and wholesale prices, wind technology enhancements must focus on flexibility and forecasting to ensure long-term value.
Aug 16, 2017
Cost-effective transformer, cabling and system isolation solutions must be developed to accommodate rising wind turbine capacities and minimize plant downtimes, industry executives told New Energy Update.