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Combination of comprehensive provincial action and better national coordination is vital for renewable energy deployment in Pakistan

The World Wind Energy Association, with the support of Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs), Pakistan has conducted a study titled “Impact of 18th Constitutional Amendment on Governance of Renewable Energy in Pakistan.” The primary purpose is to analyse the impacts of devolution of power to the provinces on the governance of the renewable energy sector. It … Continue reading Combination of comprehensive provincial action and better national coordination is vital for renewable energy deployment in Pakistan

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Identifying success factors for wind power

The World Wind Energy Association had the opportunity to work together with the Korean Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA) on identifying the key success factors for the uptake of wind power deployment in several key markets. The purpose of the study has been to provide guidance for the government of the Republic of Korea which has recently … Continue reading Identifying success factors for wind power

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Wind Power Capacity reaches 539 GW, 52,6 GW added in 2017

The overall capacity of all wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2017 reached 539’291 Megawatt, according to preliminary statistics published by WWEA today. 52’552 Megawatt were added in the year 2017, slightly more than in 2016 when 51’402 Megawatt went online. This is the third largest number ever installed within one year, after … Continue reading Wind Power Capacity reaches 539 GW, 52,6 GW added in 2017

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Community wind energy experts request appropriate legal definition for community energy

100 community energy experts from 20 countries have met for the 2nd International Community Wind Symposium hosted by the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and Landesverbandes Erneuerbare Energien NRW (LEE NRW). The event is focussing on the current debate around the German renewable energy law (EEG) and on community energy developments in NRW, as well … Continue reading Community wind energy experts request appropriate legal definition for community energy

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What is Key to Successful Community Wind Projects?

World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and LEE NRW invite you to join for the 2nd International Community Wind Symposium on 03 November 2017 in Bonn (Germany). After last year’s 1st International Community Wind symposium with more than 100 experts and practitioners from 20 countries, the event will start with the presentation of  the most recent WWEA and LEE … Continue reading What is Key to Successful Community Wind Projects?

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2nd International Community Wind Symposium 2017

World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and LEE NRW invite you to join for the 2nd International Community Wind Symposium on 03 November 2017 in Bonn (Germany). After last year’s 1st International Community Wind symposium with more than 100 experts and practitioners from 20 countries, the event will start with the presentation of  the most recent WWEA and LEE … Continue reading 2nd International Community Wind Symposium 2017

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WWEA and Yansa call for donations for Community Wind Farm as Earthquake Relief Project in Mexico

On 7 September, Southern Mexico was struck by a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake. Indigenous communities in Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico’s poorest states, were hit hardest by the disaster. Around a hundred thousand families lost their homes. The worst devastation happened in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, an indigenous region where according to official figures, 50’000 homes were … Continue reading WWEA and Yansa call for donations for Community Wind Farm as Earthquake Relief Project in Mexico

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WWEA to Conduct Renewable Energy Dialogues Across Pakistan

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and the Alternative Energy Development Board of Pakistan with the support of Heinrich B?ll Stiftung Pakistan (hbs) have been working together for the growth of renewable energy in Pakistan since 2013. The work has been primarily focused on wind energy ranging from research based advocacy and policy recommendations to … Continue reading WWEA to Conduct Renewable Energy Dialogues Across Pakistan

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Global Renewable Energy Solutions Showcase obtains status as “COP23 Endorsed Event”

Several leading global, European and national renewables energy associations have teamed up to co-host the Global Renewable Energy Solutions Showcase event (GRESS) in Bonn on 7-8 November 2017, in parallel and in conjunction with the UN Climate Change Conference COP23. Recently, GRESS has obtained the official endorsement by the COP23 Presidency, the Government of Fiji, … Continue reading Global Renewable Energy Solutions Showcase obtains status as “COP23 Endorsed Event”

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International Community Wind Symposium 2017

After last year’s 1st International Community Wind symposium with more than 100 experts and practitioners from 20 countries, the World Wind Energy Association WWEA and LEE NRW will soon host the 2nd International Community Wind Symposium. In the immediate run-up to the COP23 in Bonn November 2017, numerous international and German experts, amongst them representatives of community projects and associations, … Continue reading International Community Wind Symposium 2017

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WWEA and KWEIA to partner on Korean wind energy market

World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and Korean Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA) have agreed to work on joint research to boost onshore and offshore wind market in South Korea. For this purpose, several leading markets will be analyzed in order to identify which policies are good for the promotion of wind power and for the … Continue reading WWEA and KWEIA to partner on Korean wind energy market

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Perspectives of the Wind Energy Market in Russia

WWEA and FES Russian Federation, in collaboration with St. Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical University and the Russian Association for the Wind Industry RAWI, have conducted a study on the status of the wind energy market in Russia. The study “Perspectives of the Wind Energy Market in Russia” has been presented today during a launch event … Continue reading Perspectives of the Wind Energy Market in Russia

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World Wind Energy Market has reached 486 GW from where 54 GW has been installed last year

The worldwide wind energy capacity reached 486,661 MW by the end of 2016, out of which 54,846 MW were added in 2016. This represents a growth rate of 11,8 % (17,2 % in 2015). All wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2016 can generate around 5 % of the world’s electricity demand. China and … Continue reading World Wind Energy Market has reached 486 GW from where 54 GW has been installed last year

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Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform launched

Today, representatives from major organizations from all over the world have gathered in Bonn to launch the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform. During the launch event, some of the world’s most renowned experts on renewable energy presented solutions and strategies for achieving global 100% renewable energy, in line with the world’s climate change mitigation needs … Continue reading Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform launched

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WWEA and Intersolar Europe will team up and co-host the World Small Wind Conference

The World Wind Energy Association WWEA and Intersolar Europe are pleased to invite the small and medium wind stakeholders as well as the solar PV and energy storage industry to participate in the World Small Wind Conference WSWC2017, taking place in Munich/Germany on 1 and 2 June 2017, in parallel with the Intersolar Europe exhibition 2017 (31 May … Continue reading WWEA and Intersolar Europe will team up and co-host the World Small Wind Conference

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Fostering Wind Power Deployment in Pakistan

End of December, the World Wind Energy Association, in partnership with Heinrich Böll Stiftung Pakistan, launched the policy paper “Accelerating Wind Power Deployment in Pakistan: Capacity Building and Policy Options” on the occasion of a wind energy seminar held in Islamabad. Third in a series, the policy paper not only discusses barriers to wind market … Continue reading Fostering Wind Power Deployment in Pakistan

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100% Renewable Energy a must for limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees

United under the umbrella of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign, cities, NGOs, Renewable Energy Industry Associations and academics from across the world highlight that implementing the Paris Agreement means phasing out fossil fuels and investing in a 100% Renewable Energy infrastructure immediately. At a High-Level Event in Marrakesh, leaders from this global 100% RE … Continue reading 100% Renewable Energy a must for limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees

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World Wind Energy Award 2016 for 195 Countries who endorsed the Paris Agreement

On the occasion of the 15th World Wind Energy Conference 2016 in Tokyo, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2016 to the 195 Governments plus the European Union who, during the UN Climate Change Conference COP21, reached the so called Paris Agreement, a landmark … Continue reading World Wind Energy Award 2016 for 195 Countries who endorsed the Paris Agreement

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Colorado wind power a story of second chances

My whirlwind tour of Colorado’s wind industry ends today, and as I look back I’m left feeling there’s an overarching theme: second chances. We met so many people on our visit who got second chances because of wind energy. We spoke with farmers who were able to keep their land, and pass it on to … Continue reading Colorado wind power a story of second chances

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Watching a wind turbine come together

I’ve seen wind turbines fully constructed, spinning in the wind and generating clean electricity. Today, I got to see how they’re made. AWEA’s team visited the Vestas blades and nacelles factories in Brighton, CO and got an inside look at the manufacturing process while meeting some of Vestas’ workers. The blades were particularly impressive. Weighing … Continue reading Watching a wind turbine come together

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