January 9, 2013 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
With 100 gigawatts of wind power projects at some stage of planning in Europe, cross border collaboration on grid integration will be key to Europe's renewable energy future
January 7, 2013 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Wind turbine blades are crucial energy conversion components that have received much attention lately, especially given the fact that they can provide almost 50% reductions in cost of energy while also increasing energy production efficiency. Only the continuous improvement of rotor blades will allow the sector to tap into more moderate wind...
December 2, 2012 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Wind turbine nacelles are the skulls in which the brains of the turbine reside. In this piece, Asdza Nadleehe looks to get inside the head of the nerve centre of the wind farm world.
November 14, 2012 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
One of the biggest barriers to the adoption of offshore wind technology is cost, and with installation accounting for up to a quarter of capital spending on offshore turbines, this is a major concern for Europe's burgeoning wind farms
September 12, 2012 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Comprised of 20 countries stretching from Morocco on the Atlantic, to Iran on the Indian Ocean, the MENA region is the world’s most arid zone, with the highest levels of global water deficit. Asdza Nadleehe looks at just how the region can begin to tackle this polemic issue
Egypt is planning to spend EGP 51 billion (USD 8.45 billion) on building power plants until 2017. The private sector is expected to contribute EGP 9 billion, especially after the success of the build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) strategy saw the implementation of three steam power plants in Sidi Krir, Gulf of Suez and East Port Said.
The onset of "The Arab Spring" entailed a major political shift in the MENA region, and as the most populous Arab nation, Egypt felt its effects more than most. In the post-Mubarak era, how is the African giant coping with the demands of energy security?
July 6, 2012 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Substations are an essential and integral part of all electrical generation, transmission, and distribution systems both on land and offshore, but how well are they adapted for the harsh environment of the high seas?
July 2, 2012 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
E-Waste is a growing concern in the modern world, and the business environment has a duty of care to push and comply with e-waste disposal and recycling quotas. In this piece find out six ways to embed an e-waste management programme at the heart of your organisation
June 11, 2012 by Timothy Haïdar, EIC
In this article, Energy iQ reporter Asdza Nadleehe takes a look at the world's largest upcoming offshore wind farm projects.