Hybrid renewable energy projects: on and offshore

Rather than build just a wind project (or just a solar project, or a battery project), doesn’t it make more sense to build hybrid renewable power projects? Why not take advantage of shared infrastructure and land, and combine multiple technologies to increase the value of the energy that’s produced? These are questions we discuss in this latest ‘New Energy Chinwag’. As usual, we discover that there’s no simple yes/no answer. Instead there’s a balance between the advantages of hybridisation and the disadvantages of additional complexity in project planning, financing and development.