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  • gwec-in-press - 01 Oct 2014

    Straight Talking: They have too much to lose to face reality

    WORLDWIDE: They say that it gets darkest just before dawn. I just hope that’s true. As Gandhi allegedly said, “first they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win”. We’re definitely at stage three.

    As we stand peering over the brink of the climate-change abyss, we are at the same time witnessing a renewable-energy revolution, …

  • news - 01 Oct 2014

    The community owned HN Windpark

    “Not only is it good for our planet, it also gives boost to green growth locally, adds substantial income to many and gives both municipalities a steady flow of tax income for years to come..”


    Nine turbines, an investment worth €37 million shared by 174 local owners: this is the HN Windpark. The H stands for Hörup, a small …

  • news - 29 Sep 2014

    Wind Energy Capital Hamburg: Premiere of the Leading International Expo WindEnergy Exceeds Expectations

    HAMBURG, Germany, September 26, 2014 

    (HMG) 26 September 2014. Visitors and exhibitors agree about the highly successful premiere of WindEnergy Hamburg which came to a close on Friday after four exhibition days.

    The importance of the fair location was emphasised by Olaf Scholz, Mayor of Hamburg, who noted that “the Metropolitan Region of Hamburg is not …

  • gwec-in-press - 25 Sep 2014

    WindEnergy Hamburg opened by Vice-Chancellor Gabriel

    Hamburg News

    Federal Minister Sigmar Gabriel official inaugurated the leading international trade fair Wind Energy Hamburg on Monday evening, a premiere for Hamburg. “Wind energy has established itself worldwide, both from an economic and from an energy policy perspective,” said the German Vice-Chancellor. “This is a great success, and last but not least, a result of a furious development …

  • news - 24 Sep 2014

    AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions To Climate Change at UN Summit

    Island nations poised to suffer early and greater climate impacts convene renowned experts and scientists to define real-world, near-term solutions at United Nations Climate Summit

    NEW YORK—A new real-world, near-term solution action plan commissioned by the Republic of Nauru, Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and written by 30 leading climate and energy experts from around …

  • gwec-in-press - 23 Sep 2014

    GWEC chief hails German progress

    Recharge News

    Germany’s  Energiewende — the transition away from nuclear and fossil fuels — is far in advance of anything undertaken by other industrialised nations, says Steve Sawyer.

    The Global Wind Energy Council secretary-general tells Recharge that every country should be playing close attention to the Energiewende “because I hope eventually we will all get to a future which is dominated by …