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  • gwec-in-press - 21 Apr 2015

    Question of the Week: The future of China?

    Windpower Monthly

    Recent industry reports suggest that China’s wind market growth will slow down in the coming years. Windpower Monthly speaks to Vestas, GWEC, FTI Consulting and Make Consulting about how this will affect European companies aiming for a slice of the Chinese action?

  • gwec-in-press - 17 Apr 2015

    New record for wind power in 2014


    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its “Global Wind Report” for the year 2014. To give you a short overview, we created an infographic with some of the key figures from the 80 page report.

    Overall, the wind market recovered from its sharp decline in 2013 to just above 35 GW of new installations. Global installations went up further than …

  • gwec-in-press - 17 Apr 2015

    France not to lift wind turbine distance requirement to 1 km


    Members of the French parliament on April 15 voted against the proposed doubling of the minimum distance between wind turbines and homes to 1 km (0.62 miles), so it will remain unchanged at 500 metres.

    The 1-km rule was proposed by the Senate. France’s Wind Energy Association (FEE) had warned previously that if such an increase was accepted, approximately 85% of …

  • press-releases - 16 Apr 2015

    Wind Industry upbeat as government energy response creates another 4-5 year visibility for wind power in SA

    In a far-reaching expression of a clean energy vision, the Department of Energy today announced that the procurement of renewable energy will be accelerated and expanded. In announcing the preferred bidders for REIPPPP Round 4, the Minister of Energy, the Honourable Ms Tina Joemat-Petterssen, announced that she intends making a ministerial determination for an additional 6,300 MW of renewable energy …

  • gwec-in-press - 15 Apr 2015

    Wind energy to play significant role in Turkey

    Caspian Energy International

    Wind will play a significant role in Turkey’s continuously growing economy in the upcoming years, according to the International Energy Agency, IEA, official Monday. “Turkey is growing fast which is obviously good for the economy, and the growing population will increase energy demand,” said the Head of the Renewable Energy Division of the IEA, Paolo Frankl, in an …

  • gwec-in-press - 14 Apr 2015

    2015 Is the Record Breaking Year For the UK


    2014 was an exceptional year for the wind energy, but the recent statistics from 2015 are indicating an annual market growth of 44% and record installations of more than 51 gigawatts of wind energy. Results obtained from a study compiled by the Global Wind Energy Council shows, that China will continue their lead with 45% of the total annual market, …