Renewable energy news and events

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The latest news from the Renewables team and where you can meet them at events internationally.

Editorial 

  • Real Power - Issue 33, October 2013 - John Mitchell, Metocean Scientist at the Met Office, considers the impact of the weather and sea conditions on operations and maintenance for wind farms in offshore environments. (Download the issue and read the article on pages 38-43).
  • Wind Power Monthly - July 2013 - Hazel Thornton, Manager of the Climate Adaptation team at the Met Office, reflects why climate research is key to a secure energy supply
  • Future Power Technology - March 2013 - Alasdair Skea, Renewables Science Manager at the Met Office, discusses the importance and the challenges of assessing wind behaviour accurately for new wind power developments.

Press Releases 

Conference and Exhibitions

We will be at a number of conferences internationally in 2014. To pre-book a meeting with the team at any of these events email renewables@metoffice.gov.uk

Event detailsDate

Windforce 2014, Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Meet our Senior Business Development Manager Hayley Wallbank to find out how we can work with you to support your European wind projects. Call +44 (0)1392 886068 or email hayley.wallbank@metoffice.gov.uk

17-19 June 2014

Wind Power Monthly Wind Resource Assessment Forum 2014, London
Clive Wilson, Manager Mesoscale Model Development & Diagnostics, will present on 'Trends and interannual variability in long term reanalyses and observations'.

9-10 April 2014

Scottish Renewables Annual Conference 2014, Edinburgh

18-19 March 2014

EWEA 2014, Barcelona, Spain
Michelle Spillar, Head of Renewables will present on 'State of the art wind speed assessments: seasonal forecasting and decadal variability'.  Meet the team on stand 6B23.

10-13 March 2014

Energy Now Expo 2014, Telford
Steve Norman, Senior Wind Energy Consultant will present on the importance of an accurate wind speed assessment.  Meet the team at stand 70.

12-13 February 2014
RenewableUK Health and Safety 2014, Birmingham29 January 2014

Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind and Supply Chain Conference 2014, Aberdeen
Our Chief Advisor to Government for Scotland & Northern Ireland, Alex Hill, will be speaking at the breakfast seminar on day two about 'De-risking the weather element of an offshore project throughout the lifecycle.

28-29 Jan 2014

Last updated: 24 June 2014

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