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AWEA/SEIA letter to Congress outlining COVID-19 impacts

Actions Congress can take to protect U.S. jobs and renewable energy growth   Dear Members of Congress, We want to emphasize the critical role our job-creating industries play in the American economy and to tell you about the effects COVID-19 is having on our workers and our businesses.   First and foremost, COVID-19 is a human … Continue reading AWEA/SEIA letter to Congress outlining COVID-19 impacts

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COVID-19 could take 25 million jobs

An initial assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the global world of work indicates that the effects will be far-reaching, leading millions of people to unemployment, underemployment and working poverty, and proposes measures for a decisive, coordinated and immediate response. GENEVA (ILO News) –According to a new evaluation by the International Labor Organization (ILO), … Continue reading COVID-19 could take 25 million jobs

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Coronavirus paralyzes wind energy jobs in Spain

The coronavirus outbreak in Spain has forced the government to declare a state of emergency and impose extraordinary measures and restrictions, which have resulted in the closure of factories in the country in at least two large companies in the wind power industry. According to a report on Tuesday by the Europa Press news agency, … Continue reading Coronavirus paralyzes wind energy jobs in Spain

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How Coronavirus Is Disrupting Solar and Wind Energy Production

As the coronavirus outbreak rages on, renewable energy is taking a hit. Factory shutdowns in China have disrupted global supply chains for wind turbines and solar panels, with consequences for clean energy progress this year around the world. The spread of COVID-19, now declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, is expected to slow … Continue reading How Coronavirus Is Disrupting Solar and Wind Energy Production

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Iberdrola guarantees the electricity supply and activates its action plan to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Iberdrola, which provides an essential service for the population, reinforces the normal functioning of its facilities and critical and strategic activities with a battery of 65 specific measures.The group’s president, Ignacio Galán, has informed the staff of the measures taken and has appealed to the great sense of responsibility always shown by Iberdrola workers to … Continue reading Iberdrola guarantees the electricity supply and activates its action plan to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

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Impact of COVID-19 on China’s wind energy industry

This update has been jointly prepared by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA) based on consultation with their industry members and their own market intelligence.  As China is the world leader in new onshore and offshore wind power installations, there have been rising concerns in over the impact … Continue reading Impact of COVID-19 on China’s wind energy industry

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China’s wind energy sector faces significant impact due to the coronavirus, Wood Mackenzie warns

The new coronavirus outbreak could have a significant impact on the wind energy industry in China, according to research by Wood Mackenzie. In a statement Monday, the research and consultancy firm said the virus — officially known as COVID-19 — had “brought much of China’s wind turbine component production to a standstill in recent weeks.” … Continue reading China’s wind energy sector faces significant impact due to the coronavirus, Wood Mackenzie warns

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