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  • 03 May 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Latin American solar demand to hit 7.4GW annually by 2020: GTM


    Solar installations in Latin America will grow at an “exceptionally high” annual rate of 28% between 2016-2020, compared to 9% annual growth for the overall global market during that period, according to GTM Research.

    Latin America’s growth, led by Brazil and Mexico, will see the region adding an estimated 7.4GW of PV in 2020, up from less than 1.4GW added last …

  • 02 May 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Wind power industry set new records across the world last year

    The Climate Group

    Global wind power installations are estimated to more than double in the next five years according to a new study, which also spotlights the record global wind growth in 2015, led by China and Germany.

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its annual publication, the Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update this week. It shows that global wind power installations …

  • 29 Apr 2016 / webinars

    Doing Business in… US (3 May 2016, 3pm CEST)

    The U.S. wind industry experienced its third most active year in history in 2015, installing 8,598 MW of new wind power capacity. On the heels of the multi-year extension of the Federal Production Tax Credits, increasing state renewable portfolio standards across the country, and a 66% reduction in the cost of wind since 2009, wind is poised to continue growing …

  • 27 Apr 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Hope Is a Future Powered By the Wind and the Sun

    Huffpost Green

    “I don’t want to give up hope…I don’t want to live that way”, said fashion model Cameron Russell to her mother Robin Chase, on the inspiring Huffington Post series ‘Talk to Me’, where children interview their parents. The subject was the conflicted feelings associated with bringing a child into a world under the existential threat of climate change. Greenland’s …

  • 25 Apr 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Global Wind Energy Council’s annual review: Accelerating momentum in world’s shift to a lower-emissions economy

    GWEC reports annual installation growth of 22% year over year to a record 63.5 GW. Cumulative global installs reached 432.9 GW. This builds on record solar installations globally in 2015 and significant progress in energy efficiency.

    GWEC reports annual installation growth of 22% year over year to a record 63.5 GW. Cumulative global installs reached 432.9 GW.

    The combined impacts included …

  • 25 Apr 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Wind power takes off worldwide

    Renewable Energy Contracts

    New information released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Thursday showed that the amount of wind power generated in several states decreased in 2015, sometimes by double digits. But as usual, context is everything. The nation’s installed wind capacity rose by 12.9% last year, higher than in both preceding years. The crucial difference here is how strong …