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  • news - 17 Apr 2014

    German Renewables Output Helps Cut European Power Prices by 8.4 Pct

    Day-ahead electricity prices in continental Europe recorded a fifth consecutive monthly decline in March as surging German solar and wind output helped chase prices lower in neighboring countries, according to data released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider.

    The Platts Continental Power Index (CONTI) fell 8.4% in March to €35.06 per megawatt hour (/MWh) compared to …

  • gwec-in-press - 17 Apr 2014

    Samsung C&T Embarks on a New Growth Business

    Business Korea

    Samsung C&T successfully completed the 270 Mega Watt portion of the first phase of its solar and wind power cluster farm project in Ontario, Canada. Global renewable energy markets, after years of stagnancy, are turning the corner just in time.

    According to the related industry on April 16, the company got the green light from Canada’s Ontario Province government in …

  • gwec-in-press - 16 Apr 2014

    Wind energy production low in Pacific Islands

    Solomon Star

    Wind power has become the least expensive and fastest growing source of renewable energy in the world.

    In the Pacific Islands States, however, the scale at which wind energy technology has been adopted is comparatively small.

    In fact amounting to only 0.004% of the global cumulative installed capacity according to recent statistics released by the Global Wind Energy Council.  …

  • gwec-in-press - 16 Apr 2014

    China’s Wind Energy Capacity Tops 92 GW With 16 GW Addition In 2013

    Green TV

    In 2013, China witnessed yet another year of impressive wind energy capacity addition. While the total capacity added was off the peak levels seen a couple of years ago, the Asian giant still managed to add 45% of all the wind energy capacity added in 2013.

    According to the latest data released by the Chinese Wind Energy Association, the country …

  • gwec-in-press - 16 Apr 2014

    Global Wind Power Capacity Projected To Nearly Double In 5 Years (Charts)

    Clean Technica

    Asia is now leagues ahead of other regions within the global wind market. Furthermore, this market is expected to grow at an annual cumulative capacity rate of more than 10 percent over the coming five years. A recent Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) report shows other significant wind energy markets of the past few years have slowed in comparison. …

  • gwec-in-press - 15 Apr 2014

    Wind energy may see resurgence in the coming year

    News Hub

    The Earth Policy Institute has been tracking the status of wind energy capacity worldwide and predicts that the wind sector may experience a period of resurgence soon. In 2013, the wind sector bean to slow considerably in terms of growth. New installations in prominent markets had decreased due to economic and political issues. According to the Global Wind Energy …