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Webinar: State of Play of the Global Wind Industry and A Five-Year Projection

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), is hosting a no-cost, webinar on the GWEC’s recently released Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update 2013. The webinar will be held on 28 April 2014 at 3:30 p.m. (CEST), 7:30 a.m. (EDT).

Please join us to hear GWEC Secretary General Steve Sawyer present some of the report’s …

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German Renewables Output Helps Cut European Power Prices by 8.4 Pct

Day-ahead electricity prices in continental Europe recorded a fifth consecutive monthly decline in March as surging German solar and wind output helped chase prices lower in neighboring countries, according to data released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider.

The Platts Continental Power Index (CONTI) fell 8.4% in March to €35.06 per megawatt hour (/MWh) compared to …

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Samsung C&T Embarks on a New Growth Business

Business Korea

Samsung C&T successfully completed the 270 Mega Watt portion of the first phase of its solar and wind power cluster farm project in Ontario, Canada. Global renewable energy markets, after years of stagnancy, are turning the corner just in time.

According to the related industry on April 16, the company got the green light from Canada’s Ontario Province government in …

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Wind energy production low in Pacific Islands

Solomon Star

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.  …

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EWEA Subsidies debate

EWEA is hosting a public debate on subsidies that are received in the power sector. The objective is to contribute to the policy discussion in advance of the European Commission’s study on the topic that is due to be published before summer 2014.

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China’s Wind Energy Capacity Tops 92 GW With 16 GW Addition In 2013

Green TV

In 2013, China witnessed yet another year of impressive wind energy capacity addition. While the total capacity added was off the peak levels seen a couple of years ago, the Asian giant still managed to add 45% of all the wind energy capacity added in 2013.

According to the latest data released by the Chinese Wind Energy Association, the country …

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Global Wind Power Capacity Projected To Nearly Double In 5 Years (Charts)

Clean Technica

Asia is now leagues ahead of other regions within the global wind market. Furthermore, this market is expected to grow at an annual cumulative capacity rate of more than 10 percent over the coming five years. A recent Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) report shows other significant wind energy markets of the past few years have slowed in comparison. …

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Wind energy may see resurgence in the coming year

News Hub

The Earth Policy Institute has been tracking the status of wind energy capacity worldwide and predicts that the wind sector may experience a period of resurgence soon. In 2013, the wind sector bean to slow considerably in terms of growth. New installations in prominent markets had decreased due to economic and political issues. According to the Global Wind Energy …

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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 …

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Global Wind Energy Council looks forward to consistent growth

Windpower Engineering

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 — going …

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