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  • 21 Sep 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Should Investors Add Wind Energy to Their Portfolio?

    Green World Investor

    Any investor with a green conscience will definitely be considering investing in something they believe in, and not just to make money from. There are many different types of renewable energy stocks and shares available to invest in, but with wind energy set to increase by 64% by 2020 in Europe alone, this is one of the best …

  • 21 Sep 2016 / calendar

    Financing Wind in Argentina

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    One-day Interactive Seminar

    25 October, 09h00-18h00
    Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires

    RenovAR ROUND 1 and beyond:  
    Challenges and Opportunities to underpin the market

     

    The first auction under Argentina’s new RenovAR program has proved far more attractive than expected, with bids submitted for more than six times the 1000 MW of capacity that will be sold. …

  • 20 Sep 2016 / gwec-in-press

    China embarked on wind power frenzy, says IEA

    BBC 

    China has been building two wind turbines every hour, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has told BBC News.

    This is the world’s biggest programme of turbine installation, double that of its nearest rival, the US.

    The nation’s entire annual increase in energy demand has been fulfilled from the wind.

    But the IEA warns China has built so much coal-fired generating capacity that …

  • 13 Sep 2016 / spotlight

    Experts Anticipate Significant Continued Reductions in Wind Energy Costs

    Berkeley Lab study shows expected declines of 24%–30% by 2030 and 35%–41% by 2050 

    Berkeley, CA — Technology advancements are expected to continue to drive down the cost of wind energy, according to a survey of the world’s foremost wind power experts led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Experts anticipate cost reductions of 24%–30% by 2030 and 35%–41% by …

  • 08 Sep 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Recharge Thought Leaders tackle wind financing at Brazil Roundtable

    Recharge

    Recharge’s latest Thought Leaders Roundtable in Rio de Janeiro brought together 45 leaders of the local and international wind industry at the city’s Museum of Modern Art, setting the tone for the following three days of debate at the Brazil Windpower Congress – the largest wind event in the country.

    Sponsored by the Brazilian Association of Heavy Machinery Manufacturers …

  • 05 Sep 2016 / gwec-in-press

    Iran is a perfect place for wind, and its capital is choking in pollution

    Recharge

    5 MINUTES with Steve Sawyer, GWEC

    As wind energy expansion shifts to emerging markets, new hotspots for the industry are joining more established markets such as Brazil or India, Steve Sawyer, secretary general of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), tells Recharge.

    Wind power in emerging markets is diversifying and moving towards new hotspots. Which ones in particular are of interest to …