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  • gwec-in-press - 25 Mar 2015

    Expert solutions to increase wind power on South African grid

    WindEnergy Update

    South Africa has grown its wind energy generating capacity by 560MW for 2014 (GWEC). With a physically and financially constrained grid, getting more wind power online remains a challenge for the foreseeable future. But when there is a will, there is a way, according to some experts on the ground.Wind power is the most competitive way of adding new …

  • news - 25 Mar 2015

    MEDIA INVITATION – Press Conference by Webcast



     Press conference by Webcast

     Wednesday 1 April

     09:30 Washington D.C. | 13:30 GMT | 15:30 Brussels | 21:30 Beijing

    Join GWEC’s free webinar to hear our insights into the global wind industry today, …

  • gwec-in-press - 25 Mar 2015

    Brazil sets bidding price cap for April’s wind-and-biomass auction

    SeeNews Renewables

    This Tuesday Brazil’s power sector regulator Aneel approved the price ceiling for the April 27 wind-and-biomass energy auction.

    The maximum bidding prices will be BRL 179 (USD 56.9/EUR 51.9) per MWh for wind power projects, and BRL 215 per MWh for biomass projects.

    A total of 570 proposals, with a combined capacity of 14,962 MW, have been registered for this auction. …

  • gwec-in-press - 25 Mar 2015

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Ranks 8th in World’s Top 10 Wind Turbine OEMs, according to figures released by MAKE Consulting

    CNN Money

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY) (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”), takes 8th in world’s top 10 wind turbine original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) ranking in 2014, raised from 9th last year, according to the report of Global Wind Turbine OEM Market Share Study released by MAKE Consulting. The same source reveals that the market share …

  • fowind-in-press - 20 Mar 2015

    Tender invitations for Lidar to explore Indian offshore resource

    India’s Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CStep) has invited tenders for first Lidar units to explore the offshore wind resource off the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

    Being run as part of the Fowind (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project, spearheaded by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the selected technologies will deployed across “various offshore …

  • gwec-in-press - 20 Mar 2015

    Sea Power Can Eclipse Solar


    Tomorrow morning, Europe will go dark. As the moon sweeps across its face, the sun will be hidden for about three hours in an eclipse that will allow only 20 percent of its usual light to reach the Earth. It’s a reminder that, in the drive to switch more of the world to renewable energy sources, solar panels don’t …