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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. 

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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

7 tips for video call interview success on Microsoft Teams

With an increasingly mobile global workforce, video interviews are becoming commonplace. It makes sense – candidates don’t have to travel or take time off work, and technology platforms like Microsoft Teams, Skype and Zoom mean you don’t need to miss out on the face-to-face aspect of a job interview.

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Marc Eglon

Carbon Capture – A Primer

There are two general approaches to keep warming to below a certain level – reducing emissions and removing previous emissions from the sky. We need to do both.

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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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Ali McWalter

Artificial Intelligence having a crack Climate Change

We try to do something a little different on a Friday, so today we showcase a few movies showing the diversity of planet earth and how we as humans interact with it.
These films aren’t your run-of-the-mill documentaries, but are thought provoking visual and sound journeys giving an alternative look at humans and our home.

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Marc Eglon

Orkney produces 130 percent of its energy from renewables

Located 15 kilometers from Scotland’s north coast, the 20 islands of Orkney have undergone an energy revolution. No longer dependent on piping energy from the Mainland, Orkney now produces more energy than it consumes with a community-owned network of wave, tidal, and wind energy, backed up by storage. And the excess is sold back into the grid.

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