Take a look below to read regular insights from engineers, consultants and technicians at SgurrEnergy, covering everything from the history of energy storage through battery technologies, to the challenges faced in cold climate environments.
Our bloggers draw on their day-to-day experiences spanning all renewable energy technologies, exploring industry hot topics and looking at market developments.
Galion Lidar | Measurement | Offshore deployment | Wind shear | Low level jets
August 10, 2016
SgurrEnergy’s senior scientist, Peter Clive, talks about lessons learned in remote sensing offshore in his latest blog post. Touching on lidar’s wide-ranging capabilities, Peter discusses measurement techniques, wind phenomena that have been identified by lidar and what the future holds for offshore remote sensing.
Grid balancing | Methods of battery storage
April 20, 2016
As the level of trade and investor interest in energy storage grows, it’s useful to understand how the electricity generation and supply market evolved to be in its current position.
Battery storage | Origin of supply train
Japan wind industry | Financing | Incentives | Maintenance culture
Met mast | Measurement | Mast maintenance | Norway | Inspection
Galion Lidar | Measurement | Training and deployment | Japan | Onshore deployment, offshore measurement
Forestry optimisation | Performance issues | Forestry impact | SgurrOptimiser
Community renewables | Environmental | Planning | Feasibility
September 4, 2015
Developing a community-scale renewable energy project can provide communities with significant income by producing selling energy to the grid and raising money to be spent on local projects.
Scotland | Decarbonisation of energy | Innovation | Energy future
August 17, 2015
There are few people who would argue against Scotland’s uniquely blessed position regarding natural resources of energy, from our long established access to oil and gas reserves in the North Sea and, more recently, West of Shetland, to our coal seams under the Central Belt, and of course an enviable super-abundance of renewable energy potential.
Icing losses | Cold climates | Technical advisor