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Building a Sustainable Wind Energy Industry For The Energy Transition

As participants in the wind energy sector, we find ourselves in a unique position as an industry and as people, faced with a unique responsibility. The world is waking up to the realisation that we now have only a short time to take action to head off a disastrous rise in global temperatures and to … Continue reading Building a Sustainable Wind Energy Industry For The Energy Transition

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New Africa Wind Energy Handbook to pave the way for wind energy growth in African Markets

Today, the Global Wind Energy Council has released the first segment of its Africa Handbook, a comprehensive guide that sets out for policy makers and stakeholders the opportunities and practical implementation steps necessary to create thriving wind energy sectors in African markets. This release comes on the occasion of Windaba 2019, the largest event of … Continue reading New Africa Wind Energy Handbook to pave the way for wind energy growth in African Markets

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The Growth of the Global Offshore Wind power Market Driven by Asia

Offshore wind energy is now contributing more and more to the growth of the wind industry and the energy transition globally. Since 2013, the wind turbines market has grown by an average of 21% each year, with more than 4 GW of new wind farm capacity installed each year in 2017 and 2018, making up … Continue reading The Growth of the Global Offshore Wind power Market Driven by Asia

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Global Gender Survey of the Wind Energy Industry

Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced today the launch of The Global Gender Survey of the Wind Industry which will provide new insights on the roles and representation of women in the wind sector. This survey is being conducted between the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, which is co-organized by … Continue reading Global Gender Survey of the Wind Energy Industry

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Argentina will lead wind power in Latin America

Argentina will become in the coming years a “leading wind energy market in Latin America” ??if it manages to overcome the challenges linked to the search for new sources of capital, increase its electricity transmission infrastructure, a report by the Global Wind Energy Council said today ( Gwec). In addition, he pointed out that Argentina … Continue reading Argentina will lead wind power in Latin America

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Wind energy had its appointment in Buenos Aires

The leaders of the global wind power industry met Wednesday in Buenos Aires for the second edition of Argentina Wind Power, organized by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Argentine Wind Chamber, to discuss the future of the wind energy industry in Argentina. Sebastian Kind, National Undersecretary of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, … Continue reading Wind energy had its appointment in Buenos Aires

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Boosting wind energy in the world, with another 330 GW

The global wind power sector will install 330 GW of new power in the next 5 years. The global wind farm will grow over the next five years (2019-2023) 330 GW, as announced by the Global Energy Council (GWEC) in its GWEC’s Market Outlook report. The total global capacity that wind power will reach by … Continue reading Boosting wind energy in the world, with another 330 GW

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330 GW of wind energy will be installed from 2019 to 2023

GWEC Market Intelligence releases the updated market outlook concluding that an additional 330GW of wind energy capacity will be installed from 2019 to 2023, an increase of 9GW from its market outlook published in Q1 2019. Main markets driving this volume increase are the US and Chinese onshore markets, which will both experience an installation … Continue reading 330 GW of wind energy will be installed from 2019 to 2023

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Argentina Wind Power 2019

Only two weeks to go until the second edition of Argentina Wind Power! The largest event of its kind in the region will take place on the 4-5 September 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Argentina Wind Energy Chamber (CEA-Cámara Eólica Argentina) and Grupo La Nación. This year’s Argentina Wind Power … Continue reading Argentina Wind Power 2019

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China is the world’s largest wind power market

China is the world’s largest wind power market in both new and cumulative installations. In 2018, the country installed 20.2 GW of onshore wind energy and 1.6 GW of offshore wind farm, representing 44% and 37% of global market share respectively.     The continued growth of this wind turbines market is mainly due to ambitious … Continue reading China is the world’s largest wind power market

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The Global Wind Energy Council welcomes ENERCON as a board level member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome ENERCON as its latest board level member. ENERCON has been one of the technology leaders in the wind power sector for more than 30 years, supplying over 50.398 GW of wind energy globally as of 2018. Ben Backwell, CEO of GWEC, said: “We are delighted … Continue reading The Global Wind Energy Council welcomes ENERCON as a board level member

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“Argentina Wind Power 2019”, the most important regional wind energy event

For the second consecutive year, “Argentina Wind Power 2019” will be held, the largest event in the country related to wind power, organized by La Nación, Global Wind Energy Council (Gwec) and the Argentine Wind Chamber. The exhibition and congress will be held on September 4 and 5, at the Argentine Catholic University, from 9 … Continue reading “Argentina Wind Power 2019”, the most important regional wind energy event

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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) reports the loss of Steve Sawyer

It is with great regret that the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) reports the loss of Steve Sawyer, who was a founder of the organisation and General Secretary for almost 10 years. Steve passed away on 31 July after a short but intense struggle with cancer. Steve came into the wind industry after a courageous … Continue reading The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) reports the loss of Steve Sawyer

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GWEC launches Policy Pulse on Brazil wind power

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Policy Pulse report on Brazil, which provides qualitative analysis of the political and macroeconomic headwinds steering the wind sector and the measures needed to unlock greater wind power potential. With 15.1 GW of wind power, Brazil is the most advanced wind market in Latin America. Since … Continue reading GWEC launches Policy Pulse on Brazil wind power

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GWEC welcomes ACWA Power as a board level member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome ACWA Power as its latest board level member. ACWA Power is a developer, investor and operator of wind, solar and conventional power generation with 54 assets in operation, construction or advanced development across 11 countries.  Ben Backwell, CEO of GWEC, said: “We are thrilled to … Continue reading GWEC welcomes ACWA Power as a board level member

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Wind Energy Conference at Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES)

For the first time, we will be holding the Wind Energy Conference as part of Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES) during Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW). Organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in partnership with the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), this brand new event will be held on 31 October 2019 in Singapore to focus on the trends, challenges and … Continue reading Wind Energy Conference at Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES)

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GWEC and World Bank host intergovernmental delegation for offshore wind power in emerging markets

  Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), in partnership with the World Bank Group, held the first intergovernmental forum for emerging markets with strong offshore wind potential in London this week. The forum brought together governments, commercial developers, development partners and wind energy experts from developing countries in order to realise the offshore wind potential in … Continue reading GWEC and World Bank host intergovernmental delegation for offshore wind power in emerging markets

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GWEC launches newest Policy Pulse on Argentina wind power

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Policy Pulse report on Argentina, which provides qualitative analysis of the political and macroeconomic headwinds steering the wind sector and the measures needed to unlock greater wind power potential. Argentina is a promising market with some of the best wind resources in the world. Wind energy … Continue reading GWEC launches newest Policy Pulse on Argentina wind power

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Global Offshore Wind Power Report: sector has potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030

New GWEC Market Intelligence Report shows offshore wind energy sector has grown 21% average each year since 2013, taking total to 23 GW installed capacity globally. GWEC sees potential for sector to install additional capacity of 200GW by 2030 under its upside scenario and 190 GW of capacity under business-as-usual scenario. Asian offshore wind turbines … Continue reading Global Offshore Wind Power Report: sector has potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030

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Vietnam set for wind energy expansion with over 1 GW expected to be installed by 2021

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is hosting its annual Vietnam Wind Power Conference today for the second time running, gathering major international wind companies, energy authorities, financial institutions and regulators to discuss the potential for wind energy in Vietnam and the impact of renewables in the region. On the occasion of this official industry … Continue reading Vietnam set for wind energy expansion with over 1 GW expected to be installed by 2021

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