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Vicki Moore

Taylor Hopkinson’s Offshore Wind Contract team continues to grow

We are delighted to be expanding our Offshore Wind Contract team with the appointment of Cara Clark as Delivery Consultant. Cara joins our well-established, high-performing Contract team, delivering specialist contract professionals to offshore wind projects globally. As the offshore wind sector continues to thrive across existing markets and emerging markets

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Vicki Moore

Taylor Hopkinson’s LATAM team supports Asolmex in critical appointment

Taylor Hopkinson is delighted to have supported the Mexican Solar Energy Association on the appointment of its new Managing Director, Nelson Delgado. Nelson has extensive experience in the national energy sector, serving in a range of positions within the Ministry of Energy and as a member of the CFE Board of Directors Transmission. This appointment

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Tom Hopkinson

The war for talent – the elephant in the room for offshore wind?

According to IRENA*, the global installed capacity for offshore wind is set to increase almost ten-fold to 228 GW by 2030. Post-COVID, we expect to see this growth accelerate as governments commit to ‘building back greener’. Offshore wind is increasingly central to these plans as the cheapest, large-scale renewable energy source.  Floating offshore wind will also

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Fiona McRae

IR35 Changes 2021: Guidance for Contractors

The UK’s IR35 legislation ensures that contractors pay the same Tax and National Insurance contributions as an equivalent employee. New IR35 changes will be implemented in April 2021 for private sector contractors that will transfer responsibility from contractors to large and medium companies to assess IR35. The 2021 reform will bring private sector IR35 in line with the public sector, where the reform was implemented in 2017.

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Marc Eglon

Scottish Power Renewables expands East Anglia Three to 1,400 MW

Developer, Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) plans to expand the maximum capacity for the East Anglia 3 offshore wind farm from 1,200 to 1,400MW. The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) approved the change which is subject to further approval from UK marine authorities.

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Marc Eglon

The World’s Largest Wind Farm, Hornsea One, is Now Online

The Hornsea One wind farm is located 75 miles off the UK coast, east of Grimsby. The asset is now partially operational with 50 of its 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines turning, enough to power 287,000 UK residencies. When completed in 2020, the 1,218MW project will be capable of supplying power to over a million homes during its 25-year lifespan, exclusively from wind.

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Ali McWalter

The $1 trillion cost of Climate Change

200 plus of the planet’s most prominent companies forecast climate change could cost a total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by charity CDP on Tuesday. Included in the report are signs many companies still can’t see the financial dangers of climate change.

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Ali McWalter

Record Breaking Solar

Trina Solar and Canadian Solar have announced, both in the last couple of days, record breaking efficiency in their Solar panels. Shining news for the Solar industry and the advancement of Renewable Energy.

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