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  • 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


    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 …

  • 21 Nov 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Trump Vows Paris Agreement Pull Out; World Unites Behind Green Economy

    Pulitzer Center

    The 22nd United Nations climate summit began as a wonky, low-profile affair. Nearly 200 nations, finally agreeing to keep the world from burning up, began writing the rulebook by which the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement could be achieved, while seeking the trillions needed to move quickly away from fossil fuels to a green-energy economy.

    Then things blew …

  • 17 Nov 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Argentina – learning from renewables trailblazer Brazil

    Recharge news

    With Argentina set to join Brazil as a global renewable energy hotspot, GWEC’s Ramón Fiestas shares his unique insights into both South American markets

    Almost 10 years after Brazil started its tender-based renewable energy programme, Argentina is following in the footsteps of its giant neighbour.

    Some issues set the two nations apart, but both have one thing in common – the …