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gwec-in-press - 28 Aug 2014
Serious questions are being asked in Brazil as to whether turbine makers will be able to meet the strict new local-content rules that come into force at the start of 2016.
The scramble for local parts will lead to “substandard components at inflated costs”, says Global Wind Energy Council boss Steve Sawyer. This will …
spotlight - 28 Aug 2014
IEA forecast sees renewable power as a cost-competitive option in an increasing number of cases, but facing growing risks to deployment over the medium term
PARIS, 28 August – The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in its third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market …
news - 27 Aug 2014
Wind energy conference to focus on community benefit and economic development
As the South African energy sector continues to look for injections of hope, the South African Wind Energy Association’s (SAWEAs) official conference ‘Windaba’ promises to be more popular than ever in its fourth consecutive year. Already the wind industry is adding significant quantities of desperately needed electricity to the national …
gwec-in-press - 04 Aug 2014
While other countries debate whether to install wind turbines offshore or in remote areas, Denmark is building them right in its capital. Three windmills were recently inaugurated in a Copenhagen neighbourhood, and the city plans to add another 97.
“We’ve made a very ambitious commitment to make Copenhagen CO2-neutral by 2025,” Frank Jensen, the mayor, says. “But going green isn’t …
gwec-in-press - 01 Aug 2014
WORLDWIDE: I was back at UN headquarters in New York in June for the first Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4ALL), part of UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon’s initiative to achieve universal access to modern energy and double the efficiency and renewable-energy penetration in the global energy supply, all by 2030.
The goals are ambitious enough, yet they also reflect the …
gwec-in-press - 30 Jul 2014
India’s ongoing National Solar Mission has reaped very encouraging results. The country saw about 2,500 MW capacity being added in just four to five years with hundreds of megawatts set to be commissioned over the next few months. Now, the government is set to launch a similar national mission for wind energy.
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AWEA’s Offshore Windpower 2014
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China Wind Power 2014
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- IEA's new Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report released today
“Renewables are a necessary part of energy security. However, just when they are becoming a cost-competitive option in an increasing number of cases, policy and regulatory uncertainty is rising in some key markets. This stems from concerns about the costs of deploying renewables,” said IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven.
Executive summary: http://www.iea.org/Textbase/npsum/MTrenew2014SUM.pdf
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