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  • 08 Dec 2016 / events

    Next International Renewable Energy Conference MEXIREC to be held in Mexico City

    11-13 September 2017. The Government of Mexico announced today that it has teamed up with REN21 – the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century – to organise the next International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) in Mexico from 11-13 September 2017, within the framework of the Strategic Dialogues on the Future of Energy.

    Dedicated exclusively to the renewable energy sector, …

  • 05 Dec 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Vietnam green energy gets strong tail wind

    VietNamNet Bridge

    Viet Nam is hoping to boost its renewable energy production, especially wind and solar energy, to more than 10.7 per cent of total generation by 2030, up from the previously planned 6 per cent.

    It plans to increase the rate to at least 7 per cent by 2020, up from the previous target of 4.5 per cent.

    The country now relies …

  • 05 Dec 2016 / gwec-in-press

    VN green energy gets strong tail wind

    My Hanoi

     HCM CITY – Việt Nam is hoping to boost its renewable energy production, especially wind and solar energy, to more than 10.7 per cent of total generation by 2030, up from the previously planned 6 per cent.

    It plans to increase the rate to at least 7 per cent by 2020, up from the previous target of 4.5 per cent.

    The …

  • 02 Dec 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Boost for Russian wind from onshore and offshore projects

    Recharge news

    Russia’s fledgling wind industry is getting a boost from a first offshore project planned in the White Sea, while talks are underway between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and foreign partners over the construction of three wind farms in Russia with a joint capacity of 610MW.

    Chinese energy and engineering firm Sinomec plans to build a 60MW offshore array off the …

  • 01 Dec 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Vietnam to focus more on wind energy to power growth

    VnExpress

    Renewable energy sources remain largely untapped across the country

    Vietnam plans to increase the amount renewable energy contributes to national power consumption to at least 7 percent by 2020 — up from the previous target of 4.5 percent.

    The revision to the plan reflects the fact that Vietnam is increasingly turning to renewable sources, as stated in the National Action …

  • 30 Nov 2016 / news

    WindEurope calls on Council and Parliament to go beyond ambition of the European Commission on the Clean Energy Package

    Brussels, 30 November 2016

    WindEurope calls on the European Parliament and the Council to use the Winter Package as a base to build greater ambition on renewables and market design toward 2030.

    Giles Dickson, CEO of WindEurope, said: “We welcome the Commission’s package on renewables and market design.  But there is still a lot of work to do in the Parliament and …