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 are exhibiting and presenting 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

EventDetailsDateLocation
Wind Power Monthly Wind Resource Assessment Forum 2014

Clive Wilson, Manager Mesoscale Model Development & Diagnostics, will present on 'Trends and interannual variability in long term reanalyses and observations'.
To arrange a meeting with one of our team call +44 (0)1392 885680 or email renewables@metoffice.gov.uk

9-10 April 2014London
Scottish Renewables Annual Conference 2014To arrange a meeting with one of our team call +44 (0)1392 885680 or email renewables@metoffice.gov.uk18-19 March 2014Edinburgh International Conference Centre
EWEA 2014

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.
To arrange a meeting with one of our team call +44 (0)1392 885680 or email renewables@metoffice.gov.uk

10-13 March 2014Barcelona, Spain
Energy Now Expo 2014

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 2014Telford International Centre
RenewableUK Health and Safety 2014To arrange a meeting with one of our team call +44 (0)1392 885680 or email renewables@metoffice.gov.uk29 January 2014Birmingham
Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind and Supply Chain Conference 2014

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.
To arrange a meeting with one of our team call +44 (0)1392 885680 or email renewables@metoffice.gov.uk

28-29 Jan 2014AECC, Aberdeen

Last updated: 18 February 2014