David Appleyard's Articles

- December 16, 2014

Is India's Grand Solar Vision Becoming Reality?

India’s solar PV ambitions, as first broadly stated in the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), have always been considered perhaps just a little bit too ambitious. Even...

- December 12, 2014

Powering Up Turkey with Hydropower

With its dependence on imported fuels and electricity demand growth topping 7 percent per year, Turkey is increasingly turning to development of its domestic resources to meet demand....

- December 05, 2014

Israel Energy Week: Zeroing in on Renewable Energy Technology

As part of Israel Energy Week — which begins this week and runs through to December 9 — the country’s Ministry of the Economy has been showcasing a number of innovative clean technology...

- 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...

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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