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Askja Energy - Icelandic Wind Power Becoming Highly Interesting

Askja Energy Partners Ltd. is an energy consulting firm located in Reykjavík, Iceland. They deliver independent analysis and critical knowledge on energy industry trends, energy markets, geopolitics, law, and strategy. Askja Energy is frequently quoted by the international media as an important source on energy issues, as for example in the New York TimesLe MondeCNN, and Bloomberg.

In this artlicle, Askja Energy explores the emerging economic competitiveness of wind energy in Iceland with the established, yet increasingly expensive hydro and geothermal power.

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Wind Europe - Wind In Power 2017

WindEurope is the voice of the wind industry, actively promoting wind power in Europe and worldwide. It has over 450 members, active in over 40 countries. 

This report summarises new installations and financing activity in Europe’s wind farms in 2017. Wind Europe regularly surveys the industry to determine the level of installations of wind farms, and the subsequent dispatch of first power to the grid. The data represents gross installations per site and country.


Askja Energy - How Fast Will Wind Energy Develop In Iceland?

In this 2016 article, Askja Energy explore the rapidly falling global wind technology costs and infer that it will soon reach equilibrium and surpass Iceland's traditional energy sources, hydro and geothermal.

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Solution Wind

SolutionWind is a campaign run by a consortium of wind energy associations which profiles wind power as a mainstream industry that is not only clean but can also meet the world’s energy needs in a cost-effective way. Solution Wind is endorsed by the European Wind Energy Association.


International Energy Agency, Nordic Energy Research - 

Nordic Energy Technology Perspectives 2016

This Nordic ETP technology paper is the result of a collaborative effort between a number of government instititutions and independent research centres inlcuding the International Energy Agency (IEA), Nordic Energy Research (NER) and the University of Iceland (UI).

This report provides a case study on how to go beyond the 2°C target, towards a carbon neutral energy system, detailing the critical part wind energy will play in this transition.


Nordic Energy Research - Wind Power in the Nordic Region

This report highlights conditions surrounding political goals for the field of wind power, planning, processing by the authorities, financial terms, environmental conditions, popular acceptance, research and development. Through the course of this presentation, the memo provides an image of the opportunities and obstacles that exist for the expansion of wind power in Nordic countries.

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