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  • gwec-in-press - 02 Apr 2015

    Global wind market to grow 25% in next five years – GWEC


    Following the record 51.5GW of new wind capacity added globally in 2014, the world will add 53.5GW this year, rising to 66.5GW in 2019, according to the Global Wind Energy Council’s Annual Market Update.

    While Asia has come to dominate the global wind market in recent years, thanks to the spectacular growth in China, growth in the global wind …

  • gwec-in-press - 02 Apr 2015

    Wind farms bring 17% of UK power in last 24 hour


    Wind farms in the UK generated 140,588 MWh of electricity in the 24 hours ended at 1030 today, local time, thus reaching a 16.9% share in Britain’s total power generation.

    According to National Grid (LON:NG), wind power generation today will peak at 6,540 MW.

    These statistics and projections involve only 8,403 MW of wind farms that have operational metering, which makes them …

  • spotlight - 01 Apr 2015

    Emerging Markets Drive Global Wind Growth

    1 April, Istanbul. The Global Wind Energy Council launched its flagship publication the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update today in Istanbul. The report details wind power’s remarkable growth in 2014, as well as updating GWEC’s rolling 5 year market projections, which show continued growth for the rest of the decade.

    Led by China and Brazil in the first instance, as …

  • 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. …