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Posted

30/03/2016

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Know Your Buyer: Five Investor Profiles For Beginners

Guest post by Kenn Righolt, chief executive at Green Dealflow

For a novice seller, many investors seem to have near-identical interests and concerns.

However, once we start digging deeper through interviews and negotiations, we realise how differently investors approach their investment decisions. If you are selling a project then it is obvious that you want to achieve the best possible pric ...

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Posted

29/02/2016

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George Beechener

Green business is big business. Let’s not miss out.

At last, some positivity.

That has been in short supply for those working in UK wind, solar and tidal, given the slew of government policies hitting their sectors.

Yet, a largely positive prognosis for UK renewables was given by business leaders, academics and government representatives at an event held by the Westminster Environment, Energy & Transport Forum last month. Why are they so ...

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Posted

22/06/2015

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Guest Author

Building Offshore Wind In Indian Waters

Guest post by Charles Yates, managing director of CmY Consultants.

The Indian government has plans to radically increase renewable energy generation in India and is actively seeking foreign help to do this.

The government has set a target of more than doubling the existing 21GW of wind generation to 45GW by 2020, and foreign investment is critical to funding the new renewable energy projects ...

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Posted

03/03/2015

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Richard Heap

Wind Investors Must Shed Middle East Misconceptions


The Middle East is home to some of the hottest countries on Earth.

For companies in the wind sector, however, the reception they have received in the oil-rich region has been decidedly cooler. Governments in the region have been slow to recognise how wind and other renewables can fit with their traditional oil and gas operations; and most of the nations that have committed to ‘green’targets h ...

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Posted

11/02/2015

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Adam Barber

Ten Predictions For Wind Investment In 2015



Can you believe it's already February and we're hurtling towards Spring? Before you make any major wind investment decisions, let’s take a quick look at our ten predictions for the trends that will shape wind investment this year:

(1)   No favours from the world economy: Slowing growth in China and slow recoveries in Europe and the US could push the world economy back into recession. Meanwh ...

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