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  • 28 Sep 2016 / press-releases

    Mainstream Renewable Power and GE Energy Financial Services sign agreement to develop, build and operate wind power plants in Vietnam

    HANOI, VIETNAM – 2016 28 SEPTEMBER: Mainstream Renewable Power and GE Energy Financial Services, a GE Capital business unit (NYSE:GE), have signed a term sheet to develop, build and operate large scale wind power plants in Vietnam. The projects are expected to comprise both greenfield and partially developed sites, are intended to include co-operation with local and international developers, and will …

  • 22 Sep 2016 / gwec-in-press

    DONG Energy to build $13-26 million hub for UK offshore wind


    Denmark’s DONG Energy (DENERG.CO) said on Thursday it would build a multi-million pound maintenance hub in Grimsby, northeast England, to provide services for its offshore wind operations.

    The new facility would, subject to planning approval, be built at the town’s Royal Dock and provide maintenance support to the company’s wind farms in the region.

    Britain is the world leader for installed …

  • 21 Sep 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Should Investors Add Wind Energy to Their Portfolio?

    Green World Investor

    Any investor with a green conscience will definitely be considering investing in something they believe in, and not just to make money from. There are many different types of renewable energy stocks and shares available to invest in, but with wind energy set to increase by 64% by 2020 in Europe alone, this is one of the best …

  • 21 Sep 2016 / calendar

    Financing Wind in Argentina


    One-day Interactive Seminar

    25 October, 09h00-18h00
    Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires

    RenovAR ROUND 1 and beyond:  
    Challenges and Opportunities to underpin the market


    The first auction under Argentina’s new RenovAR program has proved far more attractive than expected, with bids submitted for more than six times the 1000 MW of capacity that will be sold. …

  • 20 Sep 2016 / gwec-in-press

    China embarked on wind power frenzy, says IEA


    China has been building two wind turbines every hour, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has told BBC News.

    This is the world’s biggest programme of turbine installation, double that of its nearest rival, the US.

    The nation’s entire annual increase in energy demand has been fulfilled from the wind.

    But the IEA warns China has built so much coal-fired generating capacity that …

  • 13 Sep 2016 / spotlight

    Experts Anticipate Significant Continued Reductions in Wind Energy Costs

    Berkeley Lab study shows expected declines of 24%–30% by 2030 and 35%–41% by 2050 

    Berkeley, CA — Technology advancements are expected to continue to drive down the cost of wind energy, according to a survey of the world’s foremost wind power experts led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Experts anticipate cost reductions of 24%–30% by 2030 and 35%–41% by …