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spotlight - 02 Sep 2015
Bonn — 2 September 2015 — The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to global emissions far above the levels needed to hold warming to below 2°C, the Climate Action Tracker said today. The analysis by the consortium of four research organisations was released today in Bonn where Governments are meeting for the …
gwec-in-press - 31 Aug 2015
Renewable power plants produced 39.5% of Spain’s power in the first eight months of 2015, with wind power having the largest share at 19.6%, said grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE).
Hydropower had a 12.3% share in the country’s mix in January-August. The remaining 7.6% were spread between solar energy and thermal renewables.
In August alone renewables were responsible for 31.7% …
webinars - 26 Aug 2015
Webinar in partnership with GWEC and Renewable Energy World
As the world’s attention turns towards the landmark COP21 climate negotiations in Paris later this year, the European wind industry is in a confident mood.
There is now 128.8 GW of installed wind energy capacity in the EU (approximately 120.6 GW onshore and just over 8 GW offshore) and the future outlook …
gwec-in-press - 26 Aug 2015
German wind turbine maker Senvion, which was snapped up by buyout group Centerbridge Partners in January, could expand into new markets such as Chile, Peru and India as part of its drive to grow sales and improve margins, its chief executive said.
“Why has Centerbridge decided to buy us? Because we’re a successful company with growth potential,” Andreas Nauen told Reuters …
press-releases - 24 Aug 2015
Wind energy has saved South Africa R1.8 billion more than it cost for first half of 2015 – and it’s cash positive for Eskom
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has welcomed and endorsed a new report by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on the (ZAR 1.8 billion) less-than-zero costs of renewable energy to the country. The CSIR has just released its latest calculations on the increasing savings these technologies are achieving. Collectively wind energy and solar power (photovoltaic) saved …
gwec-in-press - 24 Aug 2015
Policies Drive Growth in China, the US and Germany
Wind energy is globally on the rise, an encouraging trend ahead of the UN climate change agreement in Paris at the end of the year. The growth of wind power is a direct result of renewable energy policies implemented by governments. Such policy action, as discussed by governments meeting under the …
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