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  • gwec-in-press - 15 Apr 2014

    Chipping in the global wind energy

    Business Recorder

    No doubt, renewable energy in Pakistan is still in its infancy. But, as per a latest Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) report, the countrys total annual installed wind energy capacity almost doubled to 106 megawatt in 2013. While excluding the regional anomalies (read India and China), the 50 megawatt addition seemingly aligns well with the Asian average addition of …

  • gwec-in-press - 15 Apr 2014

    Global Wind Energy Council looks forward to consistent growth

    Windpower Engineering & Development

    For the first time in more than 20 years, the annual global market for wind energy shrank in 2013. We knew that this was likely to be the case when we did our forecast for 2013 one year ago, but we didn’t expect the drop in the United States to be as dramatic as it was …

  • gwec-in-press - 15 Apr 2014

    Report: Global wind energy expects significant 2014 expansion

    CompositesWorld

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC, Brussels, Belgium) has launched its “Global Wind Report – Annual Market Update,” updating the status of the global industry, along with market projections for 2014‐2018.

    GWEC expects installations of at least 47 GW in 2014, a significant increase over 2013 levels. The market will be led by China, but with strong recovery in the U.S. …

  • gwec-in-press - 15 Apr 2014

    Wind energy production low in Pacific Islands

    FijiOne

    Wind power has become the least expensive and fastest growing source of renewable energy in the world. In the Pacific Islands States, however, the scale at which wind energy technology has been adopted is comparatively small. In fact amounting to only 0.004% of the global cumulative installed capacity according to recent statistics released by the Global Wind Energy Council.

    Small wind …

  • news - 14 Apr 2014

    Photo competition “Wind in Turkey”

    Are you creative with your camera and got love for wind energy? Then Wind in Turkey is the competition you should enter and give yourself a chance to win a fair money prize!

    Turkish Wind Energy Association will be happy to see your point of view – whether it’s wind turbines, children with  kites or crazy waves, …

  • news - 14 Apr 2014

    IPCC calls for major shift to renewables to cut emissions

    Renew Economy

    Emissions of greenhouse gases grew at a faster rate over the decade from 2000 to 2010 than they did over the previous three decades, reaching the highest levels in human history, despite efforts to limit them, according to the last installment of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released Sunday.

    This final installment, focused on mitigating climate change, …