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Emerging markets are an attractive proposition for many companies given the potential for higher returns on investment. But, in wind, some countries are putting up obstacles that are curbing progress and putting off investors.

Last week we held our Financing Wind North America conference. One of the most interesting sessions was on the first day as Frank Getman, president and CEO at Great Bay Renewables, spoke to Bruce Hogg, managing director and head of power & renewables at CPP Investment Board, and Martin Torres, head of the Americas for renewables at BlackRock Real Assets.

Predicting the future is a mug's game. We all know that. But we can't help it so stick a handle on us, pour coffee in our head, and call us a mug.

MHI Vestas chief executive Philippe Kavafyan is speaking at Financing Wind Europe 2019 in London next Thursday, and the company is headline sponsor of our debut European Wind Investment Awards. Ilaria Valtimora has caught up with him to talk about the UK's latest CfD auction, the offshore supply chain, and Brexit.

Is Betteridge’s law of headlines correct? This is the idea that an article is irrelevant if it contains a headline where the reader can instinctively answer ‘no.’

As people in the European offshore wind industry went about their Christmas parties in mid-December, many were also watching an exciting event on the other side of the Atlantic.

December 6, 2018

With investors already wary of Brazil's historically unstable economic and political atmosphere, how much will the election of Jair Bolsonaro affect wind growth?