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Golden jubilee of the blog: 50 published articles

The blog celebrates its golden anniversary with 50 articles already published, so we dedicate this month's blog to look back and review some of the articles that have already been published

Windeurope 2022 summary: few novelties, some pessimism and many nice re-encounters

WindEurope 2022 in Bilbao has been the most bipolar of all the fairs I have visited in my career: happiness and good atmosphere for the face-to-face meeting with colleagues in the sector and at the same time pessimism and frustration for the…

Wind and solar in Spain – Overview of 2021

For the fourth year, we publish the summary of how wind and solar have performed in Spain in the year just ended. Although the final stretch of the year has been marked by the incredible escalation in electricity prices, in 2021 many relevant…

O&M contracts that exceed the expected life of wind turbines?

The duration of wind O&M contracts is increasing and this trend seems to be unstoppable. We analyze the reasons for this trend and its potential risks

ASP: the worst (and most popular) turbine price indicator

ASP or Average Selling Price is the most widely used wind turbine price indicator but it has many limitations and clear room for improvement

Record-breaking windturbines – Part II

Here is the second part of last year's article on record-breaking wind turbines, which reviewed record-setting models such as GE1.5, E-126 or Haliade-X. In this new issue we will review wind turbines that, for one reason or another, deserve…

Floating offshore in Spain: main developments

Review of the main floating offshore technology developments in Spain such as WindFloat, PivotBuoy, Elisa, Sath, Nautilus, Flagship and others.

Raw materials and renewables: the perfect storm

The impressive rise in the price of raw materials that we are seeing is affecting all industries, and renewables are no different. But let's take a closer look at the impact on wind and solar, trying to guess whether this rise is temporary or…

Wind OEMs: 2020 financial review

Installation records, key role in the generation mix, floating offshore, green hydrogen... everything seems to be shining (or blowing) in the wind paradise except for one small detail: manufacturers fail to make money...

Wind and solar in Spain – Overview of 2020

We review in 9 charts how wind, solar and market prices have performed in Spain during 2020...spoilers: the solar grows spectacularly and the covid-19 marks the price of the pool