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  • 11 Aug 2016 / gwec-in-press

    For the Cost of an Iphone, You Can Buy a Wind Turbine to Power a Home

    Living Outdoor

    Indian startup Avant Garde Innovations has developed a low-cost wind turbine that can generate 3-5 kW hours of electricity daily Soon after assuming office, Kerala (southern state of India) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan kicked up a storm by publicly supporting the Athirappilly hydro electric project, which environmentalists said, if implemented, would create ecologic imbalance in the area and destroy …

  • 05 Aug 2016 / webinars

    Launch of the new Global Wind Energy Outlook 2016

    The new Global Wind Energy Outlook 2016 (GWEO) presents three visions of the future of the global wind energy industry out to 2020, 2030 and up to 2050. The scenarios compare the International Energy Agency’s central scenario from its World Energy Outlook with a Moderate and Advanced scenario developed especially for this report, detailing how the global wind industry might …

  • 04 Aug 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Global Wind Energy Insight: Mid-year Stocktake

    Renewable Energy World

    The Global Wind Energy Council published some incredible numbers for the global wind market in February this year, the global cumulative installed capacity reaching 433 GW at the end of 2015.

    Last year marked an unprecedented year for the wind industry with annual installations crossing the 60 GW mark for the …

  • 04 Aug 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Portugal produces 44.8 GWh renewable power on August 1

    See News

    Portugal’s renewable power output on August 1, excluding large hydro, declined to 44.8 GWh from 45.2 GWh in the previous day, statistics by power utility Redes Energeticas Nacionais (REN) show.

    The wind power output for the day stood at 20.1 GWh, marking a 15.90% drop. It peaked at 1,366.0 MW.

    Solar photovoltaics produced 3.1 GWh, compared to 3.0 GWh on July …

  • 01 Aug 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Offshore Wind Industry Gets ‘Off The Ground’ In America

    Seeking Alpha

    Harnessing energy from the wind dates back to sometime around 5,000 B.C.E. when sails were used to propel boats along the Nile River. Windmills began pumping water in China in 200 B.C.E., and were used to grind grain in Persia.

    Windmills have served many purposes as an energy source. In Holland they mainly pumped …

  • 28 Jul 2016 / news

    Strong expansion before the switch to tendering – German H1 2016 wind power statistics

    Germany adds 1,892 MW of wind power in the first half of 2016

    With a net capacity of 1,892 megawatts in the first six months of the year, 2016 looks like being a good year for land-based wind energy expansion. This strong expansion is being driven by the allocation of suitable sites and priority areas in many federal states. There has also …