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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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Wind industry to hold Argentina Wind Power in Buenos Aires, 4-5 September

The global wind industry will hold Argentina Wind Power, a major conference and exposition in Buenos Aires on 4-5 Septmeber 2019. The event, which will be the largest of its kind to be held in Argentina, is being organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Camara Eolica Argentina and Grupo La Nacion. It will … Continue reading Wind industry to hold Argentina Wind Power in Buenos Aires, 4-5 September

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Vietnam Wind Power 2019

Organised by Global Wind Energy Council in partnership with GIZ, Danish Embassy Hanoi and theEmbassy of Ireland, the 2nd edition of Vietnam Wind Power 2019 gathers international industry experts and local leading wind companies, together with high-level representatives from government and other relevant authorities from Vietnam to discuss opportunities for wind power development in Vietnam and what needs to … Continue reading Vietnam Wind Power 2019

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GWEC welcomes Goldwind as a board level member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome Goldwind as its latest board level member. Goldwind is one of the world’s leading onshore and offshore wind turbine suppliers, operating across 6 continents with a total installed capacity of 51 GW. Ben Backwell, CEO of GWEC, said: “We are delighted to welcome one of … Continue reading GWEC welcomes Goldwind as a board level member

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GWEC becomes exclusive Global Partner of WindEnergy Hamburg until 2024

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and WindEnergy Hamburg are extending and expanding their cooperation, as GWEC becomes the exclusive Global Partner of the world’s leading wind industry expo until the end of the year 2024. An agreement between Claus Ulrich Selbach, Business Unit Director at Hamburg Messe und Congress, and Ben Backwell, CEO of … Continue reading GWEC becomes exclusive Global Partner of WindEnergy Hamburg until 2024

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Wind Power Industry creates Africa Task Force to speed up development

GWEC CEO Ben Backwell said: “Africa has a unique opportunity to leap-frog obsolete fossil fuel generation and create the power generation it needs from wind power and other renewables technologies. The continent has the resources and the human talent and skills to make this happen, and there is a huge pool of capital looking for the opportunity to invest. If we can help create the right regulatory frameworks and knowledge transfer, Africa’s growing economies will soon be powered by cheap, efficient wind power.”

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GWEC working with World Bank Group to hold forum on Offshore Wind Power in London

Forum will bring together emerging markets with strong offshore wind energy potential, with representatives from 15 governments expected to attend. World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched program to fast-track the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries. GWEC Market Intelligence expects global offshore wind capacity to grow to 210GW in … Continue reading GWEC working with World Bank Group to hold forum on Offshore Wind Power in London

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Global Wind Energy Council welcomes GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level Member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level member. GE Renewable Energy is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of onshore and offshore wind turbines and provider of energy system solutions. The company operates across 35 countries with a total installed wind capacity of 62 … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Council welcomes GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level Member

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