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EWEA OFFSHORE 2015: Call for abstracts open

 Do you have fresh ideas that demonstrate innovation in the offshore wind industry? Be part of the world’s largest offshore wind energy conference and exhibition that will boast some incredible keynote speakers. The 2015 conference programme will cover a wide range of topics, with a special focus on cost reduction across the …

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Brazilian Wind Rising in Rio

More than 2,300 people joined us in Rio for Brazil Windpower 2014 from 26-28 August, the fifth edition of the event hosted by ABEEólica, CanalEnergia and GWEC at Rio de Janeiro’s Sul América congress center. 100 companies exhibited on the busy 2,000 square metres of show floor – lots of deal-making as suppliers scramble to fulfil both market demand and …

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Finland the Investable Wind Land – Wind Power Seminar 29.10.2014

Meet the top experts of the Finnish wind power industry! Keynote speaker, the U.S. Ambassador to Finland, Bruce Oreck will start the day followed by hot topics in the Finnish wind power scene. The seminar is especially targeted for investors and companies interested in the Finnish wind power market or  anybody who needs to receive a comprehensive package of information about …

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Turkey aims to reach 5 GW of wind power by 2015

The Turkish Wind Energy Association has set a target of reaching 3,800 MW in 2014 and 5,000 MW by 2015. To ensure that these targets are met the transmission system operator has announced investments in grid reinforcements between 2014 and 2020.

Turkey is one of the biggest on-shore wind markets of Europe with 11 GW WPP stock on hand and with …

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The latest on Australia’s Renewable Energy Target

The Australian Government commenced a scheduled review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) in early 2014, which included an issues paper, a submission period, and a final panel report which came out in August.

The first option suggested by the panel is to close the system to new entrants while ‘grandfathering’ certificates for existing projects. The second option is to use …

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Brazil emerging as wind energy leader

United Press International

Brazil is positioned well to establish itself as a major player in the wind energy sector, the chairman of French energy company GDF Suezsaid Friday.

“Brazil is particularly suitable for wind energy investments, taking into account the attractiveness of both the natural environment and the commercial background,” Chairman Gerard Mestrallet said in a statement.

The French company said it was …

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Latest from Brazil

Brazilian wind energy in numbers

In the first quarter of 2014, 34 new wind farms were installed, amounting to 923.7 MW of capacity. Only three of these, representing 89.7 MW, are able to operate but are not yet generating energy. In May, three more wind farms were added to the system, totalling 53.4 MW, of which two …

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News from Australia

The latest on Australia’s Renewable Energy Target      

The Australian Government commenced a scheduled review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) in early 2014, which has so far included an issues paper and submission period which has now closed.

The Clean Energy Council released modelling from leading energy market analysts that found future power prices will be lower with the …

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Another Record Year for Renewables

Launched on June 4th, 2014 at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4ALL) in New York, REN21’s Renewables 2014 Global Report documents the record level of global renewable energy generation capacity that occurred in 2013. Much of this increase was underpinned by the increasing support for renewables in emerging economies; 95 of which had supporting policies in place, up six-fold …

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Wind power for greater energy independence!

Global Wind Day, celebrated on 15 June will once again provide people the opportunity to discover the benefits of wind energy and to learn more about the technology.

An abundance of events are being organised around the world: you can join a family picnic with speakers and fun activities for the kids in Canberra; …

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