Richard Heap's Articles

- January 16, 2015

Wind Must Cut Costs in Face of Cheap Crude

Crude oil prices have dropped to their lowest levels for six years, at under $50 a barrel. If they stay low throughout 2015 then it will cause headaches for the wind sector.

- December 09, 2014

Evaluating Industry Influence: Top 100 Power People in Wind

Ranking people is a tricky task. Anybody who has had the responsibility of gauging the influence of any group of individuals — from TIME to Forbes magazine — will tell you that it’s...

- July 31, 2014

Grid Battery Storage: Four Reasons to Invest

Think of a product — chances are that Hawaii has to import it. From food and cars to electronics and building materials, there are few areas where the U.S. state is self-sufficient...

- May 08, 2014

A US Wind Energy Boom? Don't Bet On It

For all the talk of boom and bust in the U.S. market, it’s apt that AWEA 2014 opened in Las Vegas this week.

Richard Heap

Richard Heap

I am editor of A Word About Wind, which is a specialist renewable energy intelligence service, targeted at senior finance and energy professionals and published three times a week. Previously, I was assistant editor at commercial property...

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