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  • 22 May 2017 / gwec-in-press

    The Wind Beneath India’s Renewable Energy Wings

    Huffingtonpost India

    The mood was buoyant at the recently held Windergy India 2017 conference in New Delhi. Industry leaders, regulators and government officials were unanimous in predicting a bright outlook for the wind power sector that has been growing at a breakneck speed in recent times.

    The importance of the Indian wind market was underlined by the fact that the Global Wind …

  • 22 May 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Big Investments Breathe New Life into Wind Energy

    Energy & Capital

    It’s important to know when to cut your losses, no matter how big your investments are.

    Of course, if they’re worth several billion dollars, the issue becomes a little more pressing.

    This is the kind of problem energy industries all over the world must consider when looking into valuable but still-developing renewable technologies.

    On one hand, it’s a no-brainer: more renewables …

  • 18 May 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Core Cleantech: Driving Wind Costs Down

    Cleantech Group

    The wind power sector has been somewhat overshadowed by the unprecedented drop in the cost of solar power in recent years. This blog looks to bring wind back into the picture. In certain geographies, this type of renewable energy generation has immense advantages, and thus also innovation opportunities.

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) recently released its annual report, and …

  • 12 May 2017 / gwec-in-press

    From China to the US: Ten wind energy powerhouses


    The Global Wind Energy Council recently revealed that more than 54 gigawatts (GW) of wind power was installed in 2016, with cumulative capacity hitting 486.8 GW. 

    Here, CNBC’s Sustainable Energy looks at ten of the world’s wind energy powerhouses, according to the Global Wind Energy Council’s Global Wind Report 2016. The figures are in megawatts (MW), and represent cumulative capacity in December 2016. 

  • 11 May 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Is Climate Change Real?


    “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”  – Upton Sinclair

    I’m not going to spend time on the physics or the evidence of climate change. To be clear, we’re talking about a) the measurement of the physical changes in the biosphere, cryosphere and the oceans over the past 150 …

  • 11 May 2017 / gwec-in-press

    China, Chile, India are top emerging markets for wind

    Renewables Now

    China, Chile and India are the top three emerging markets for wind companies, according to the Emerging Markets Attractiveness Index in a new report by A Word About Wind.

    Mexico, which will soon hold a third auction for clean power, and Ethiopia rank fourth and fifth, respectively.

    The attractiveness index of the top 20 markets is based on an analysis of …