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Register now for Intercontinental Wind Power Congress!

The Intercontinental Wind Power Congress (IWPC) will be held from 30 March – 2 April 2015, in Istanbul, Turkey, the natural bridge between Asia, Africa and Europe.

Turkey is one of the fastest growing wind markets globally and has enormous wind potential with already 3.75 GW of installed capacity, a further 11 GW in planning stages, and expectations to increase this …

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Team Vestas Wind Seeks Rejoining the Race

Ever since Team Vestas Wind ran aground in the Cargados Carajos Shoals in the Indian Ocean, we have worked tirelessly on finding a way for us to get back in the race. The process has been very complicated, involving many different stakeholders and tough negotiations. We’re proud to announce that Team Vestas Wind will be rejoining the race by repairing …

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GWEC webinars in partnership with renewable energy world

Following the success of our past two webinars, run co-jointly with Renewable Energy World, GWEC will be lining up more webinars in 2015. In November 2014, GWEC organised a Doing Business in Mexico and in January 2015 a similar one for the Turkish wind market. If you missed these webinars, you can still register to view the webinars here.

The next …

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Turkey adds over 800MW in 2014

In collaboration with Renewable Energy World, we held the second of our ‘Doing Business In’ series of webinars on 13 January focusing on the Turkish market. Over 340 people from 55 countries registered, demonstrating that Turkey is very much on the radar of the wind industry. TWEA President, Mustafa Ataseven, gave the latest figures and projections coming out of Turkey, as …

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Australia Wind Energy Update

Australia Wind Energy Update

The review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) was not resolved last year, with negotiations between the two major parties breaking down before the holiday period.

The Clean Energy Council sent out a media release following the breakdown in negotiations that said the industry was extremely disappointed the Federal Government was refusing to drop its plan to …

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GWEC welcomes Becker Büttner Held and Bachmann on board

   GWEC is pleased to welcome Becker Büttner Held (BBH) and Bachmann electronic as new members of its influential circle of members promoting wind energy around the globe.

 

Becker Büttner Held, a partnership of lawyers, tax consultants and auditors, is a leading provider of consulting services for companies in the sector of energy and infrastructure industry as well as their customers. Other …

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Blackouts in Cape Town reinforce need for renewable energy

The 4th edition of WINDaba took place in Cape Town, South Africa, last week from 3-5 November attracting 500 conference delegates from 19 countries, and a further 700 visitors to the exhibition. The evening before the start of the event, Cape Town had a blackout, a regular occurrence in South Africa due to a chronic electricity supply shortage that has …

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Global Wind Energy Outlook: 2000 gigawatts by 2030

The Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International released the 2014 edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook in Beijing last month. The report shows that wind power could reach 2,000 GW by 2030, and supply up to 17-19% of global electricity, creating over 2 million new jobs and reducing CO2 emissions by more than 3 billion tonnes …

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Industry leaders unite to succeed at EWEA OFFSHORE 2015

 

Samuel Leupold, Executive Vice President for wind power at DONG, Jens Tommerup, CEO of MHI Vestas, and Michael Hannibal, CEO Offshore of Siemens Wind Power Division, will act as Event Ambassadors at EWEA OFFSHORE in March 2015 – united in their vision to urge the EU’s political leaders to give offshore wind the political stability it needs.

Offshore wind is an …

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Webinar: Doing Business in Turkey – 13 January 2015, 7am GMT

Listen to the webinar online.

 

Situated at the crossroads of east and west, Turkey has unrivalled access to European and Asian markets which has helped its economy boom, and in turn, stimulated its electricity demand. Its energy policy is shaped towards supply security through the diversification of energy sources and it has a target to increase the share of renewable resources …

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