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news - 06 Dec 2013
The December issue of the GWEC Latin America Newsletter includes: Winds of openness across electricity markets in Latin America – Central America update: Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras – Uruguay – Focus on improved logistics in Peru – New wind farms coming online – Brazil update: A-3 Auction – Wind Wins it All – WindMade Label for Mexico WindPower 2014 …
news - 05 Dec 2013
The Global Wind Organisation (GWO) has chosen Denmark and the Danish Wind Industry Association as home for their new coming global secretariat
From Denmark the organisation will work for better, safer and more homogenised training standards in the global wind industry
Safety is the number one priority for the companies in the global wind industry and to contribute to a better and safer work environment, GWO was setup by 13 leading wind power companies in 2009. And now the organisation chooses …
gwec-in-press - 05 Dec 2013
According to the International Energy Agency, Electricity generated from wind could soar from 2.6% to 18% of the world’s electricity by 2050. Its latest Wind Power Technology Roadmap said that the industry will need USD 150 billion per year to achieve this. Current investment is hovering around the USD 80 billion mark. Wind power deployment under this vision …
gwec-in-press - 04 Dec 2013
Wind Power Monthly
Given the problems in the Middle East, it is perhaps surprising to see such a large project moving forward, albeit one under development for a number of years. Explaining the project’s progress, Steve Sawyer, secretary general of the Global Wind Energy Council, said: “The short answer is that there is clear political will in the country which has …
gwec-in-press - 03 Dec 2013
The International Energy Agency says $150 billion per year would be needed to achieve increase.
Electricity generated from wind could soar from 2.6% today to 18% of the world’s electricity by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency.
Its latest Wind Power Technology Roadmap says the industry will need $150 billion per year to achieve this. Current investment is hovering around the …
news - 29 Nov 2013
According to the latest figures from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment[i], New Zealand ranks sixth worst for emissions increases since 1990 among countries who have signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
NZ’s biggest percentage increase in emissions came from electricity generation, which are up 88.3 per cent since 1990.
“The perception in New Zealand and internationally is …
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- New wind farms coming online in Peru
Peru will add 142 MW of new wind capacity by the beginning of 2014: The 80 MW Cupisnique wind farm in La Libertad and the 30 MW Talara wind farm in Piura are both located on the north coast of Peru and owned by Wind Power SA. Both wind farms have Vestas V100 1.8 MW turbines and a hub height of 80 meters.
Additionally, a 32 MW Marcona wind farm located in Ica and owned by Spanish company Cobra is expected to come online in the beginning of 2014. Moreover, by the end of 2014, a 90 MW “Tres Hermanas” wind farm, also located in Ica and owned by Cobra, is expected to come online. Currently there are more than 2,400 MW of wind projects under temporary concession for studies granted by the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM).
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