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  • gwec-in-press - 04 Mar 2015

    Over 14% of UK’s power comes from wind on Tuesday

    SeeNews Renewables

    Wind farms in the UK produced 130,836 MWh of power in the 24 hours ended at 0830 today, thus reaching a 14.3% share in Britain’s total power generation for the period.

    According to National Grid (LON:NG), wind power generation will reach a peak of 6,229 MW today. Tomorrow the peak will be 4,665 MW at 1200 local time.

    Please note that …

  • gwec-in-press - 03 Mar 2015

    Why Are Wind Farm Developers Loving Africa?

    AFK Insider

    This may well become the year of the wind farm in Africa.

    A flurry of signed deals and ground breaking for new wind farm projects has taken place during the last few months, including several finished projects that have just gone online.

    And there is no sign of the pace slowing.

    “I think the pace of development will only increase from here …

  • news - 25 Feb 2015

    Wind Energy, Fundamental Part of New Market Power in Mexico: Pedro Joaquin Coldwell

    Press Release

    During the inauguration of the International Congress Mexico Wind Power 2015 in Mexico City, the Minister of Energy Pedro Joaquín Coldwell emphasized that wind power in Mexico is a fundamental part of the new electricity market to be held in Mexico as a result of the Energy Reform approved by the Congress.

    On behalf of President Enrique Peña Nieto, the …

  • fowind-in-press - 24 Feb 2015

    GWEC Recommends Path for Indian Offshore Wind

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook report, in which it sets out recommendations for the development of the offshore wind industry in India. 

    The report was developed as a part of the FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project launched by the GWEC-led consortium in December 2013. The report reviews the experiences to date …

  • gwec-in-press - 23 Feb 2015

    Question of the Week: Will a Saudi renewables exit damage the wind industry?

    Windpower Monthly

    SAUDI ARABIA: A reshuffle in the Saudi Arabia government has cast doubt over its planned 9GW of wind projects. Windpower Monthly asks what losing the planned capacity would mean for the industry.

    Steve Sawyer, CEO, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

    At GWEC, we had prioritized keeping track of the potentially very exciting developments in Saudi Arabia simply because the resource …

  • spotlight - 23 Feb 2015

    FOWIND Launches Global Offshore Wind Policy Assessment Outlook

    Facilitating India’s transition towards low carbon development by supporting implementation of national policies and programmes for offshore wind power

    NEW DELHI, 17 February 2015– The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced today the launch of the Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook. This report is a crucial link to facilitating the development of a roadmap for offshore wind power in …