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Category: Solar

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. 

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Vicki Moore

Taylor Hopkinson awarded contract by Changfang & Xidao Project

8th March 2021 Following a successful tender process, Taylor Hopkinson (TH) has secured contract award for the supply of Client Representatives to Changfang & Xidao (CFXD) Offshore Windfarm in Taiwan developed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) The scope of work will see TH’s Offshore Wind Contract team supply Client Representatives

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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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Vicki Moore

Solar & Storage team grows again with dedicated Mandarin-speaking team

According to a report by Global Data, global solar photovoltaic capacity is expected to grow by over 1 TW between 2019 and 2030, with China representing the largest market. Overall growth in global solar PV demand is creating new opportunities for solar manufacturers in China to break into new markets. In the first five months

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Marc Eglon

Wind and Solar Overtake Coal in EU

Climate think-tank Sandbag’s sixth annual report, “The European Power Sector in 2019” highlights the rise in EU solar and wind, which overtook coal for the first time in 2019.

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Marc Eglon

PV cells that generate power at night?

One of the biggest challenges of solar is balancing load using storage to deliver power when the sun isn’t shining. But what if we could run PV cells in reverse and generate electricity at night? Turns out we can.

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Marc Eglon

Record US renewables investment: $55.5B in 2019

Despite a conservative start to 2019, the US hit a record $55.5bn in renewable energy investments in 2019, eclipsing 2018. The figure is the result of a late-2019 surge in offshore wind financing as the Production Tax Credit winds down in 2020.

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