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  • spotlight - 06 May 2015

    Religion, Morality and the Politics of Climate and Energy

    WindLog, 6 May 2015 

    As if we needed to be reminded, energy policy seems to be becoming almost as much of a political football as climate change. Besides the well-known attack on the Renewable Energy Target by the Abbott government in Australia, we now have a British election campaign where the Tories have pledged to stop onshore wind development as part …

  • calendar - 04 May 2015

    Doing Business in Mexico


    The detailed implementing legislation for the grand Energy Reform which was agreed in December 2013 is still being worked out with things needing to move rather quickly due to very ambitious targets for wind (9,500 MW by 2018; 15,000 MW by 2022). How will this be achieved and who will the next big market players be? Find out during the …

  • gwec-in-press - 29 Apr 2015

    The UK Sets New Record For Wind Energy Sector

    Sustainable Cities Collective

    The UK has blown its previous record of 13% set in 2013 by achieving 14% of total electricity being generated by wind power. New figures for countries throughout the world published by the Global Wind Energy Council and GreenMatch reveal a global annual market growth of 44% and, in the UK, significant contribution to the country’s energy needs.

    Results …

  • gwec-in-press - 27 Apr 2015

    Can the World Run on Renewable Energy?


    Without doubt, renewable energy is on a roll. Denmark is producing 43% of its energy from renewables, and it aims for 70% by 2020. Germany, at more than 25% now and 30% soon, is going for 40% to 45% clean power by 2025, 55% to 60% by 2035, and an incredible 80% by 2050. China, despite many challenges, is the …

  • gwec-in-press - 26 Apr 2015

    Will wind energy ‘boom’ in 2015?

    Vergnet Wint Turbines

    Global wind energy production expected to continue rising

    The global wind energy industry has been seeing robust growth, increasing capacity by 16.2% in 2014 from 318,644 MW in 2013 to 369,597 MW, and this trend is expected to continue in 2015.

  • gwec-in-press - 24 Apr 2015

    Turkey to continue progress in wind energy: Siemens

    AA Energy News Terminal

    Turkish wind energy attracts suppliers like Siemens, foreign investors and stakeholders, says Siemens Wind CEO

    Turkey’s significant wind potential, its growing economy and increasing energy demand is leading the country to progress well in wind power, a Siemens official said Tuesday.

    “In 2014, Turkey’s capacity reached 804 megawatts, and one gigawatt is planned for 2015 which is an important milestone showing the maturity of the …