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  • press-releases - 28 Jul 2015

    Zero wind power megawatts installed in Spain in the first half of 2015

    Madrid, 27th July 2015. The worst predictions have come true: Spain does not attractinvestment in new wind power capacity. In the first half of 2015, not a single megawatthas been installed in the country, leaving the total at 22,986 MW. This makes it harderto comply with the draft of the Government´s Energy Plan, which expects about 5,000MW and 7 billion …

  • gwec-in-press - 28 Jul 2015

    Italy installs 317 MW of wind, PV in H1 2015

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    Italy installed 190.1 MW of wind farms and 127.4 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the first half (H1) of 2015, Italian renewable energy association ANIE Rinnovabili said Monday.

    Solar installations revived in May and June after weaker activity in January-April, ANIE noted. The combined capacity of newly installed small solar system, of between 3 kW and 6 kW, …

  • gwec-in-press - 23 Jul 2015

    Meanwhile In The Future: We Have Changed The Climate With Wind Turbines


    According to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, about 2.3 per cent of America’s power is generated by wind. But wind power is becoming wildly popular all over the world. What would happen if a company put up so many wind turbines that they actually changed the climate on Earth? That’s the subject of this week’s podcast.

    Wind …

  • gwec-in-press - 23 Jul 2015

    EKF and KfW IPEX-Bank team for second Uruguayan wind farm

    Trade & Export Finance

    KfW IPEX-Bank, the international export and project financier, has collaborated with Danish export credit agency Eksport Kredit Fonden (EKF) to provide senior-debt financing for the 50 megawatt (MW) Florida II wind farm project in Uruguay. It represents the second time the pair has teamed up to finance a wind farm in the country, following the non-recourse financing …

  • news - 22 Jul 2015

    Responsible investment at Teachers Mutual Bank

    Former EWEA CEO Corin Millas reports from Australia’s Teachers Mutual Bank, where he is Corporate Social Responsibility Strategist

    Teachers Mutual Bank’s $500 million Debt Issuance Programme has been certified by the RIAA (The Responsible Investment Association of Australasia) on the basis that Teachers Mutual Banks’ Policy is ‘the exclusion of lending to, or investing in, large scale greenhouse gas pollution from …

  • gwec-in-press - 20 Jul 2015

    Pioneer wind farm ‘breaks water’ off Rhode Island coast

    USA Today

    Plans for offshore wind farms have fallen flat for years in the U.S. But a Rhode Island-based company is about to begin installation of what promises to be the first such venture in the nation. Deepwater Wind expects delivery this week of foundations that will support five wind turbines off Block Island, a small tourist destination 12 miles …