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  • gwec-in-press - 01 Oct 2015

    High performance polyurethane seals for wind turbines


    Wind power has entered the mainstream. By the end of 2014 global wind generation capacity had reached 369.6 GW according to Global Wind Energy Council.

    The share of wind energy in electricity production is expected to increase the coming years as wind has become increasingly competitive. Demand for wind will also shift to developing countries where there is an increasing demand …

  • gwec-in-press - 29 Sep 2015

    Jobs, savings, climate benefits with 100 pc clean energy by 2050

    Greentech Lead

    Greenpeace International and Global Wind Energy Council have released a report which indicates, unsurprisingly, that transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 would create millions of new jobs and save money besides helping mitigate climate change.

    The report titled Energy [R]evolution 2015 shows that the transition is required if the world is to have a reasonable chance of meeting …

  • gwec-in-press - 28 Sep 2015

    Tilting at windmills – 100% renewable energy

    Cambridge Network

    Greenpeace has published the latest in a bi-annual series of studies focussed on energy, written jointly with the Global Wind Energy Council and SolarPowerEurope. This year’s Energy [r]evolution is a particularly important one because of the impending Paris climate summit, on which so many hopes are riding. The big message this time around is that it is possible to …

  • gwec-in-press - 28 Sep 2015

    La revolución de las energías renovables ya es imparable

    Energias Renovables

    Lo ha dicho el presidente del Consejo Global de la Energía Eólica (Global Wind Energy Council, GWEC), Steve Sawyer, en el marco de la presentación de la última edición de «energy [revolution]», un informe que han elaborado conjuntamente el GWEC y la organización ecologista Greenpeace. Según Sawyer, «energy [revolution]» “muestra claramente que la revolución de las energías renovables ya …

  • gwec-in-press - 24 Sep 2015

    China’s NEA unveils directives to speed up offshore wind growth

    Recharge news 

    China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has issued a series of policy directives to expedite the development of offshore wind projects.

    Approximately 165MW of offshore wind capacity was installed in the first half of 2015, according to Liming Qiao, China director of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

    The nation’s cumulative offshore wind capacity reached about 780MW at the end …

  • gwec-in-press - 24 Sep 2015

    Renewables can replace fossil fuels by 2050

    Sun & Wind

    Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council have released a new report. It shows the way towards an energy sector powered by 100 % renewable energy, which is at the same time said to be the only chance to meet the agreed target of keeping global mean temperature rise below 2°C.

    The report Energy [R]evolution 2015 shows the …