Policy, investment and markets Features

Policy, investment and markets Features Archive

Research Focus: Improving wind turbine power conversion in variable speed wind turbines Research Focus: Improving wind turbine power conversion in variable speed wind turbines

A new section where authors highlight their peer-reviewed research published in Renewable Energy Focus Journal begins with a novel solution that could potentially protect Variable Speed Wind Turbine Doubly Fed Induction Generator converters during grid fault scenarios.

Scotland’s first minister to speak at all-energy’s opening plenary session Scotland’s first minister to speak at all-energy’s opening plenary session

Registration for All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, opens online with the news that Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, will speak in the opening plenary conference session on 10 May.

Financing alternative energy projects – technology and regulation Financing alternative energy projects – technology and regulation

Key industry participants used the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year in January to launch the 'Hydrogen Council', an initiative focused on establishing hydrogen, and specifically hydrogen fuel cells, into the over-growing mix of alternative energy sources. Another example of a continuing industry transition seeking to address the global energy 'trilemma' of security, accessibility/affordability and sustainability, explains Tom Eldrige.

Analysis: Energy Storage Projects - An increasingly attractive investment opportunity? Analysis: Energy Storage Projects - An increasingly attractive investment opportunity?

The results of the National Grid's Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) tender published in August 2016 have come to be seen as something of a pivotal moment for the fortunes of energy storage in the UK - especially for battery technology.