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  • gwec-in-press - 08 Oct 2015

    IN DEPTH: Is the tide turning for Chinese offshore?

    Recharge news

    When China announces a national target, it generally has the ability and capacity to ensure that goal is met. But in the case of offshore wind, it has not even come close.The National Energy Administration (NEA) set cumulative targets in 2011 for 5GW of installed offshore wind by 2015 and 30GW by 2020. Yet forecasts suggest that …

  • webinars - 08 Oct 2015

    Doing Business in… Mexico (25 November 2015, 3pm CEST)

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    This webcast is kindly sponsored by AWS Truepower.

  • press-releases - 07 Oct 2015

    Renewable energy delegates declare to work on global access

    CAPE TOWN, October 6, 2015 – At the end of the South African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC), 3 600 delegates from 82 countries adopted a declaration expressing their conviction that the increased deployment of renewable energy will have a direct impact on improved global energy access, improved energy security, on mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and on climate change and …

  • spotlight - 06 Oct 2015

    Renewable Energy Rising in Southern Africa

    The SADC region becoming a key player in the international trend towards development of renewable energy resources and energy efficiency. Renewables now account for 23.5% of generation.

    An understanding of the SADC region’s emerging renewable energy industry, market development and growth is critical to realising the region’s potential and to scaling-up investment opportunities. In order to do so, REN21 and UNIDO …

  • spotlight - 06 Oct 2015

    Economic benefits of wind energy in Ontario in the spotlight

    CanWEA Opens 31st Annual Conference and Exhibition in Toronto

    TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2015 /CNW/ – By 2030 wind energy in Ontario will have stimulated over$14 billion in economic activity in the province providing well-paying jobs to thousands of workers and injecting millions of dollars directly into local economies, according to the results of a new study …

  • gwec-in-press - 06 Oct 2015

    Straight talking: What we can all learn from the German Energiewende

    Windpower Monthly

    While every aspect of Germany’s Energiewende — the transition to increasing dependence on renewables in energy supply — has been the subject of much debate both domestically and internationally, we should keep in mind that Germany is the first major industrialised country to undertake such an energy “transformation”.

    At a conference in Berlin earlier this year, German foreign minister Frank …