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Investment opportunities in wind power development
Radio Feature 25: Patrick Graham in conversation with Sona Blessing
 
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
radio Patrick Graham is director of Renewable Energy Services at James W. Sewall Company, an engineering and natural resources consulting firm. He draws on 19 years of engineering and environmental consulting experience and shares his views on investment opportunities in wind power development...

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Investment opportunities in wind power development

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  • Q1 - How does wind power compare vs. fossil fuels & the other renewable energy sources - solar, tidal, bio mass, geothermal
    : Price trends

    Duration: 02:40 


  • Q2 - Economies of scale and how it impacts pricing (vs. solar panels for e.g.)
    :Onshore and Offshore developments globally

    Duration: 02:38 


  • Q3 - Can you elaborate on the geographic focus and on where it is currently being used - focus on the US & potential for development in the US

    Duration: 03:07 


  • Q4 - What would you say are the limitations of using wind power?
    Challenges - storage & cost
    Future developments (projected rate of growth)

    Duration: 01:04 


  • Q5 - What according to you are the opportunities for investors (e.g. European banks investing in the US, private investors etc.) duration and expected ROI on projects

    Duration: 02:31 


  • Q6 - What are the other benefits of investing in wind power generation - off set carbon credits, tax shelter...

    Duration: 01:26 



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