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Complexities of the Offshore Wind Supply Chain

Our program had the opportunity to attend the Global Offshore Wind conference in London. Today marked the first day of the two-day program. This year’s conference centered around themes of offshore wind resiliency, grid systems, and supply chains. One of … Read more

Dan McGrail (RenewableUK) and Graham Stuart MP

Policies and Perspectives of Renewable Technology Overseas

The Global Offshore Wind Conference, presented by RenewableUK, is an annual networking event hosting a variety of panelists from all over the offshore wind industry and market. This year, as a part of the Burch Research Field Seminar in Sustainability, … Read more

Milibrand speaking

Lessons from Day 2 of the Global Offshore Wind Conference

After a long but productive first day at the Global Offshore Wind Conference in London, my peers and I set out on the Elizabeth Line for a second day of attending panels and rubbing shoulders with industry experts. Our opening … Read more

Ed Miliband MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Climate Change and Net Zero

Learnings from the Global Offshore Wind Conference

The second day of the Global Offshore Wind Conference began with yet another fantastic keynote. As with the first day, an MP opened the conference, but this time we got to hear from the other side of the aisle. The … Read more

Kings Cross Station

Social Media Marketing and More in Hull

Another day, another adventure with the Burch Sustainability program! I started the day off bright and early at 5:30 as I was getting ready for our 3-day, 2-night trip to Kingston upon Hull, a port city in East Yorkshire, England. … Read more

Presentation with Oekogeno’s Thomas Baver

Cleantech Innovations in Freiburg Germany

Today I started the day bright and early, going out for a morning walk around the city of Freiburg. The streets were quiet and vendors for the farmer’s market were beginning to set up their booths outside the Freiburg Minister. … Read more

One of the world’s largest offshore wind turbines currently being tested onshore, named the Haliade-X

The Energy Transition: Up Close at TNO labs and the Port of Rotterdam

The Burch Fellowship Students immersed themselves first-hand in the energy transition with two site visits today with TNO labs and the Port of Rotterdam. These site visits provided us with the tools and knowledge to advance in the future of … Read more

wind turbines

Opportunities and Challenges for Offshore Wind Development in NC

The UNC Cleantech Summit is an annual event that brings together experts and stakeholders from the clean technology and sustainability sectors to discuss the latest trends and innovations in these fields. As part of this year’s summit, I had the … Read more

Coastal wind turbines.

Opportunities and Challenges for Offshore Wind Development in NC

The UNC Cleantech Summit is an annual event that brings together experts and stakeholders from the clean technology and sustainability sectors to discuss the latest trends and innovations in these fields. As part of this year’s summit, I had the … Read more

Offshore wind and NC student interview

The Powerful Future of Offshore Wind Energy with SEWC’s Katharine Kollins

Emerging offshore wind technology is giving the wind industry a push in the United States. Throughout my time as an intern for the Cleantech Corner, I focused on the wind industry and had the pleasure of speaking with Katharine Kollins. … Read more