David Appleyard's Articles

- November 18, 2014

Inflatable Offshore Wind Turbine Service Habitat Launched

An inflatable habitat that attaches to platforms for servicing the blades of wind turbines has been launched by GEV Wind Power.

- November 06, 2014

Comparing the Costs of Biomass Conversion and Offshore Wind

A new report compares the equivalent total consumer cost of converting existing coal-fired power stations to run on biomass to replacing a proportion of power generation from biomass...

- November 04, 2014

Energy Access Key To Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Says IEA

Increasing access to modern forms of energy is crucial to unlocking faster economic and social development in Sub?Saharan Africa and despite its vast renewable energy resources the...

- October 20, 2014

European Commission Studies Renewable Costs

New analysis commissioned by the European Commission concludes that renewables such as onshore wind and solar PV are close to that of conventional technologies like coal, gas and nuclear...

- September 26, 2014

Scotland Rejects Independence, But Concerns Linger for a Renewables Future

Scotland’s decision to vote no to independence from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has elicited a collective sigh of relief from energy sector players. Those...

- September 23, 2014

Intelligent Inverters Stealing the Show

As markets for solar PV inverters become more competitive, manufacturers are being forced to adapt in a bid to maintain revenues or hold market share. This is a trend that has been...

- September 11, 2014

Siemens Tidal Energy Project Suspended

Marine Current Turbines (MCT), the tidal energy company owned by German engineering giant Siemens has announced that it has suspended development of a planned 10 MW tidal array in Wales...

- September 04, 2014

UK Offshore Wind Installations Forecast to Soar

New analysis reveals that the UK continues to lead the global market in terms of offshore wind power capacity, with significant growth forecast through 2020 and set to drive installations...

- August 28, 2014

Plunge in UK Distributed Energy Investment Forecast for 2019

Investment in the UK’s distributed power generation market will witness a significant decline from almost $2.5 billion in 2013 to $939 million by 2019, according to new analysis.

- August 13, 2014

Global Renewable Energy Status Uncovered

More than a fifth of the world's electrical power production now comes from renewable sources and in 2013 renewables accounted for more than 56 percent of all net additions to global...

David Appleyard

David Appleyard

David Appleyard is a contributing editor. A freelance journalist and photographer, he has some 20 years' experience of writing about the renewable energy sector and is based in Europe.

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