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  • gwec-in-press - 03 Jun 2015

    Straight talking: Time for polluters to go without subsidies, too

    Windpower Monthly 

    WORLDWIDE: After spending the best part of the past 20 years defending renewable energy in general – and wind in particular – from being dismissed out of hand as too expensive or unaffordable, I think it’s safe to say that we’re past that conversation in many, if not most, countries. That’s not everywhere, of course, and not for …

  • gwec-in-press - 03 Jun 2015

    Bladeless Turbines – The New Wind Power

    Seeking Alpha

    In alternative energy, there is typically a trade-off. If you want to eliminate fossil fuels, then you need to pay more for clean energy. And if you want clean energy, you may have a field of hundreds of loud windmills staring you in the face — quite an eyesore. The lengths of those propellers have been growing steadily over …

  • gwec-in-press - 01 Jun 2015

    Iran’s SUNA to buy 80 wind turbines

    SeeNews Renewables

    The Renewable Energy Organisation of Iran (SUNA) is to buy 80 wind turbines with plans to install most of these in Sistan Balouchestan province, an official told Iran’s oil ministry news service Shana.

  • gwec-in-press - 01 Jun 2015

    Reports: Renewables Were Revived in 2014

    Power Magazine

    Despite plunging oil prices, 2014 was a formidable year for renewables, according to two reports released in early 2015.

    According to the “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015”—the annual report prepared by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, and Bloomberg New Energy Finance—energy investments in renewables rebounded, surging 17% …

  • gwec-in-press - 29 May 2015

    Enhancing Design of Three Key Components Could Help Reduce Cost of Wind Energy Generation

    AZoCleantech.com

    Wind turbines began cropping up across the landscapes of Spain and Germany in the 1990s’. These two countries have the highest wind energy production in the EU.

    But according to the Global Wind Energy Council, the global installed power capacity in Europe — which is 134,007 MW — has been surpassed by Asia with 141,964 MW, at the end of 2014.

  • gwec-in-press - 28 May 2015

    Three innovative components can pave the way for cheaper wind energy generation

    Phys.org

    Wind turbines began cropping up across the landscapes of Spain and Germany in the 1990s. These two countries have the highest wind energy production in the EU. But according to the Global Wind Energy Council, the global installed power capacity in Europe—which is 134,007 MW—has been surpassed by Asia with 141,964 MW, at the end of 2014. The wind power …