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press-releases - 30 Jul 2015
The figures for onshore wind in Germany show a downturn in the first six months of this year. Despite this, the trade associations predict a net additional installation for the whole of 2015 of at least 4,000 megawatts, which would make climate goals achievable. The manufacturers are however burdened by a boom and bust market situation, and perch on a …
press-releases - 30 Jul 2015
In the first six months of 2015, the European offshore wind industry installed more new capacity than in any other year on record as several projects reached completion and deployment of larger turbines increased.
Installations in the first half of 2015 touched 2,342.9MW – tripling the grid-connected capacity for the same period last year. As a result, total installed offshore wind …
gwec-in-press - 29 Jul 2015
Emerging markets are undeniably today’s hot spot when considering wind power projects and there are clear indications that developing economies will soon dominate the chart with top markets to invest in.
It is important to remember that renewable energy development in emerging markets follows a path very different from the one set by the centralised grids of the industrialised world.
Renewables growth …
spotlight - 29 Jul 2015
Japan’s 7MW floating offshore MHI SeaAngel turbine will be anchored today 20km off the coast of Fukushima
It will start operation in the course of 2015 and will be joined by Hitachi’s 5MW turbine in 2016. The Fukushima floating wind consortium aims to expand the project to 100 MW in the near future. See broadcast on bit.ly/1LWPaVt.
gwec-in-press - 28 Jul 2015
Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott isn’t much of a fan of wind power.
In an interview with Alan Jones, the country’s most popular radio shock jock, Abbott said he thought wind farms were “visually awful” and they “make a lot of noise.”
You know, like coal mines?
But the Abbott Government’s opposition to wind farms goes much further than dissing them for their looks.
Abbott’s Treasurer Joe Hockey, …
press-releases - 28 Jul 2015
Madrid, 27th July 2015. The worst predictions have come true: Spain does not attractinvestment in new wind power capacity. In the first half of 2015, not a single megawatthas been installed in the country, leaving the total at 22,986 MW. This makes it harderto comply with the draft of the Government´s Energy Plan, which expects about 5,000MW and 7 billion …
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- Georgia to enhance energy security and climate change – first wind project signedEvwind, Wind EnergyEBRD and Georgia sign initial agreement to work on first wind power plant July 30, 2015 reve The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Government of Georgia have signed a mandate letter setting out their readiness to cooperate on the first wind farm proje…
- Europe installs a record of 2,34GW offshore wind in 1H 2015. See EWEA offshore stats released today http://buff.ly/1MyZ9Ai
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