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  • gwec-in-press - 12 Feb 2016

    China becomes greatest producer of wind energy

    ZME Science

    Almost 50% of all new wind turbines in 2015 were built in China. Considering that, it’s no surprise that the country has become the biggest producer of wind energy. But China is showing that its determination in greening its economy is real and it’s not slowing down.

    According to statistics released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) on Wednesday, China installed 30,500 megawatts …

  • gwec-in-press - 12 Feb 2016

    India grabs fourth seat in cumulative capacity in wind power

    Eco-Business

    GWEC statistics show growth of Asia’s wind capacity

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) recently released data according to which, India is fourth in the world in terms of cumulative capacity in wind power.

    Adding 2,623 MW of wind power in 2015, India replaced Spain at the fourth spot. China, the US and Germany were at first, second and third position respectively.

    China …

  • gwec-in-press - 12 Feb 2016

    China Wind Installations Push Global Wind Past 63 GW

    CleanTechnica

    New figures from the Global Wind Energy Council show that China helped push global wind installations past 63 GW in 2015.

    In its release of global wind statistics for 2015, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) highlighted the “astonishing” 30.5 GW of new wind capacity installed in China in 2015, which pushed the global wind industry’s total capacity installed in 2015 …

  • gwec-in-press - 12 Feb 2016

    China now the world leader in wind power production

    The Globe and Mail

    China has become the world leader in wind power production after constructing nearly half of all the new turbines built around the globe in 2015.

    According to statistics released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) on Wednesday, China installed 30,500 megawatts of new wind power last year, compared to the world total of 63,000 MW. …

  • gwec-in-press - 11 Feb 2016

    China overtakes EU to become global wind power leader

    The Guardian

    China installed half of all new wind capacity worldwide last year, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

    The country added an “astonishing” 30.5 gigawatts (GW) to boost installations to 145.1GW, the Brussels-based industry group said on Wednesday.

    It overtook the EU total for the first time, which added a record 6GW to increase its capacity to 141.6GW.

    China is ramping …

  • gwec-in-press - 11 Feb 2016

    Faith, Hope and the Energy Revolution

    Huffington Post Green

    Fighting for a renewables revolution to save the climate has, for the past 30 years, been a question of faith in the ultimate self-interest of humankind, and hope that we would develop the means for our deliverance. The last time I felt this hopeful was in the autumn of 2004 when we raised (many) glasses of vodka to …