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  • 24 May 2016 / gwec-in-press

    O’Connor goes to bat for GWEC

    reNews

    Mainstream Renewable Power chief executive officer Eddie O’Connor has been appointed as the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) new global ambassador.

    GWEC said that O’Connor will work to ensure that the wind sector’s “distinctive voice is heard, and that more and more countries understand the benefits that the industry can bring for their economic and social development”

  • 24 May 2016 / gwec-in-press

    O’Connor appointed GWEC ambassador

    Windpower Monthly

    Mainstream Renewable Power CEO Eddie O’Connor has been made a global ambassador for the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

    GWEC said O’Connor would work with the council as a proponent of wind ensuring “the wind sector’s distinctive voice is heard”.

    Eddie O’Connor has been involved in energy since the 1970s. He is an outspoken supporter of a European supergrid.

  • 24 May 2016 / fowind-in-press

    Indian offshore wind “open playing field”

    OE Offshore Engineer

    While Europe has been leading the charge in offshore wind development, the US and other regions including India are starting to build activity. 

    In India, there are two main regions, the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, on the west coast of India, which are most likely to see activity, Dr Mark Leybourne, senior engineer at IT Power Consulting …

  • 23 May 2016 / press-releases

    Mainstream CEO Eddie O’Connor appointed as GWEC Global Ambassador

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy developer, is proud to announce that its CEO, Eddie O’Connor has been appointed as the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) new Global Ambassador.

    In his new role, Dr. O’Connor will work with GWEC to ensure that the wind sector’s distinctive voice is heard, and that more and more countries understand the benefits that the …

  • 20 May 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Argentina fires starting gun on 1GW renewable energy tender

    Recharge

    Argentina has kicked-off a renewable energy tender to contract 1GW of projects via 20-year contracts which are expected to start operations in December 2017 – the country’s first such auction in six years.

    The draft tender rules will be published by the government’s renewable energy department over the next 24 hours at the start of a 20-day public consultation process.

    Local press …

  • 17 May 2016 / gwec-in-press

    India’s new wind project guidelines give developers more responsibilities

    SeeNews

    India’s renewables ministry is seeking comments by May 27 on its new guidelines for wind project development that include capacity factor and certification requirements, and some new tasks for the developer.

    The draft guidelines for onshore wind projects, published Thursday, state that the project developer should ensure that grid connectivity is technically and commercially feasible at the chosen site. Also, the …