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  • spotlight - 19 Nov 2015

    Webinar: Are we deploying renewables fast enough to stay below 2 degrees of global warming?

    26 November, 16:00-17:30 GST/ 12:00-13:30 GMT/ 13:00-14:30 CET

    This webinar will present facts and opinions on renewable energy technologies and their climate change mitigation potential. The aim is to provide the general public with a better understanding of renewable energy’s role as a large-scale climate change mitigation solution and to evaluate the options and levels of renewable energy deployment required …

  • news - 18 Nov 2015

    Wind energy can overtake coal and gas as Europe’s largest power source by 2030

    Paris, 17 November 2015. Wind energy will be the largest source of power supply in the EU by 2030 if governments apply the right level of ambition in their climate and energy policies, according to EWEA’s latest report.

    Wind power can exceed gas, coal and other forms of energy by the end of the next decade if European member states follow the ambitious end …

  • news - 14 Nov 2015

    EWEA 2015 will take place as planned

    Despite the declaration of a state of emergency by President Hollande, all air and rail links are operating, and airports and train stations are open. Furthermore, the French authorities have issued a formal statement clarifying that all foreseen activities next week should take place as planned. On the basis of this, plus reassurance from the Paris Police Prefecture, the EWEA …

  • news - 09 Nov 2015

    SETI Alliance call for signatures

    The Sustainable Energy Trade Initiative Alliance (SETI Alliance) and its supporters are initiating a web campaign to rally support for an early conclusion of the negotiations on an Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA).

    The EGA will be a first step towards making green and clean technologies cheaper and thus help to deploy more effective climate change mitigation technologies …

  • gwec-in-press - 09 Nov 2015

    Vestas to supply turbines for 200MW of wind projects in China

    Energy Business Review

    Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems has signed an agreement to supply turbines for two wind projects, which have a combined power generation capacity of 200MW, in Inner Mongolia, China.

    Under the firm and unconditional deal, signed with clean energy solutions provider Hanas Group, Vestas will supply 50 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Azuoqi 1A project.

    The company will …

  • gwec-in-press - 05 Nov 2015

    Eskom woes threaten renewables sector


    The precarious state of Eskom’s finances threatens to hinder the growth of the renewable energy sector in South Africa, just when it is needed most, Steve Sawyer, secretary general of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said at the opening of the Windaba in Cape Town on Wednesday.

    At the same time, low oil and coal prices send the wrong kind …