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Women in Community Wind Energy

Existing studies indicate that women are very active in the environmental and climate movement, but that they are underrepresented in the area of community energy. WWEA and LEE NRW are therefore investigating the role of women in renewable energies in a new study. The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) wants to examine the role of … Continue reading Women in Community Wind Energy

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REN Alliance: Renewables working together – building back better through a green recovery

The REN Alliance organised this week a webinar, which brought together the world’s leading renewable energy organisations. Special thanks go to our speakers from REN21, the IEA, IRENA, the International Geothermal Association (IGA), the International Hydropower Association (IHA), the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), the World Bioenergy Association (WBA), and the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). As has … Continue reading REN Alliance: Renewables working together – building back better through a green recovery

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WWEA welcomes Tasmania as a global renewable energy leader with its 200% renewable energy target

The Government of the Australian state of Tasmania has just announced a long-term strategy for the island in which it sets not a 100% but a 200% renewable energy target for the year 2040. The announcement made by Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein follows a previous commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2022.  The new strategy … Continue reading WWEA welcomes Tasmania as a global renewable energy leader with its 200% renewable energy target

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Community Power is Most Important for the Acceptance of Wind Power

In a joint open letter to the German Minister for Economics and Energy, Peter Altmaier, the German Renewable Energies Federation BEE, the German Community Power Association BBE, the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation DGRV and the World Wind Energy Association WWEA requested from the German government to recognise the importance of community power and include … Continue reading Community Power is Most Important for the Acceptance of Wind Power

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Peter Rae re-elected as World Wind Energy Association President

The General Assembly of the World Wind Energy Association has re-elected Hon. Peter Rae AO (Australia) for a third two year term as WWEA President. The WWEA General Assembly took place in Rio de Janeiro, on the occasion of the 18th World Wind Energy Conference WWEC2018.  WWEA President Peter Rae: “WWEA has broadened its activity … Continue reading Peter Rae re-elected as World Wind Energy Association President

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Brazil hosts for the first time one of the world’s leading wind energy events

fter gathering more than 10’000 people from 15 different countries and all five continents, the World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC) arrives in Brazil. The event will take place from 25-27 November 2019 in the city of Rio de Janeiro. In its 18th edition, the conference will feature more than 80 hours of programming aimed at … Continue reading Brazil hosts for the first time one of the world’s leading wind energy events

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WWEA leads multi-stakeholder consultation on new Renewable Energy Policy in Pakistan

More than 130 senior government representatives and renewable energy professionals actively involved in the RE sector participated in the Provincial Renewable Energy Workshops organized by the World Wind Energy Association with support from GIZ and the Alternatives Energy Development Board of Pakistan (AEDB).  The workshops held from the 5th till the 18th of July in Karachi, Lahore, … Continue reading WWEA leads multi-stakeholder consultation on new Renewable Energy Policy in Pakistan

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Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

The World Wind Energy Association had invited for a public debate in Recife on the topic of the roles of renewable energy and nuclear power, in preparation of the 18th World Wind Energy Conference 2019 (WWEC2019) which will take place in Rio de Janeiro in November 2019. The pre-event has started the debate on the … Continue reading Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

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World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition WWEC2019 “Large-scale Integration of Wind Power” Rio de Janeiro

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and Renewable Energy Centre – UFPE are pleased to invite papers and presentations for the 18th World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (WWEC2019), taking place on 25-27 November 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main theme of WWEC2019 is “Large-scale integration of wind power”. WWEC2019 will focus on … Continue reading World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition WWEC2019 “Large-scale Integration of Wind Power” Rio de Janeiro

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Wind Power Capacity Worldwide Reaches 600 GW, 53,9 GW added in 2018

The overall capacity of all wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2018 reached 600 Gigawatt, according to preliminary statistics published by World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). The figures are slightly different from those of the GWEC. 53,900 Megawatt were added in the year 2018, slightly more than in 2017 when 52,552 Megawatt were … Continue reading Wind Power Capacity Worldwide Reaches 600 GW, 53,9 GW added in 2018

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World Wind Energy Award 2018 for Shahid Hamid

On the occasion of WWEA’s annual World Wind Energy Conference, WWEA has the tradition to honor personalities and organizations with outstanding contributions to the international development of wind power and renewable energy generally. The future of mankind depends on how fast the world can manage the complete transition to renewable energy, and without doubt emerging … Continue reading World Wind Energy Award 2018 for Shahid Hamid

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World Wind Energy Association and Renewable Resources Private Limited welcome the presence of those more than 600 participants

The World Wind Energy Association and Renewable Resources Private Limited welcome the presence of those more than 600 participants from 30 countries attending this Conference, from wind and all other renewable energy technologies. The Conference covered all aspects of wind utilisation, science and technology, related policies, manufacturing, development, operation, integrated solutions, community involvement as well … Continue reading World Wind Energy Association and Renewable Resources Private Limited welcome the presence of those more than 600 participants

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Karachi to host three-day 17th World Wind Energy Conference from 28 to 30 November 2018

Karachi is all set to host the 17th World Wind Energy Conference-2018 (WWEC) as the city is going to welcome most distinguished names from all over the world who promote the cause of consuming renewable energy resources for upkeep of the entire green planet and its people. The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) will hold … Continue reading Karachi to host three-day 17th World Wind Energy Conference from 28 to 30 November 2018

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WWEC2018 Programme Published: Meet 100 Speakers from around the World, Top Government Representatives

The forthcoming 18th World Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition will become the first international wind energy event of its kind ever held in Pakistan. Leading experts from around the world are expected to attend WWEC2018, amongst them top wind and renewable energy experts from all over the world – from governments, industry, science, and international organizations. The importance … Continue reading WWEC2018 Programme Published: Meet 100 Speakers from around the World, Top Government Representatives

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2nd World Community Power Conference, Bamako, 8-10 November

Experts from 30 countries will meet in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, from 8-10 November in order to discuss the state of community power in Africa and worldwide. The World Wind Energy Association WWEA and the Mali-Folkecenter Nyetaa MFC, together with the Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies Japan ISEP, and in cooperation with the Malian Government, … Continue reading 2nd World Community Power Conference, Bamako, 8-10 November

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Naya Pakistan’s readiness for wind power, road to WWEC2018

Pakistan has become an attractive emerging wind market. With a sizable share of over 1200 MW, the market is moving from initial development towards maturity. The market is well on its way to install 400 MW of wind power during the current year which is a record in the country. Against that backdrop, Ernest & … Continue reading Naya Pakistan’s readiness for wind power, road to WWEC2018

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3rd International Community Wind Energy Symposium

On the occasion of the IRENA Innovation Week at the beginning of September 2018 in Bonn, WWEA and LEE NRW in cooperation with EnergieAgentur.NRW and Genossenschaftsverband – Verband der Regionen are hosting the 3rd International Community Wind Symposium along with a Community Power Forum for all citizen-owned renewable energies. The focus of this year’s symposium will be on innovation and new … Continue reading 3rd International Community Wind Energy Symposium

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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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