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Victorian auction to drive investment

The Victorian Government announced new targets for renewable energy of 25 per cent by 2020 and 40 per cent by 2025 in June, a major boost for the renewable energy sector which will drive investment and jobs to the state.

The targets will be met by using an auction scheme which will aim to stimulate an additional 1500 megawatts of renewable …

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Upcoming GWEC webcasts – save the date!

GWEC has planned a series of webcasts over the next few months.  Our ‘Doing Business In …’ webcasts aim to provide practical advice to companies wishing to enter an emerging market.  During a one-hour webinar, attracting over 700 registrants, an expert from the emerging market presents the challenges likely to be faced in setting up business, and also shares some solutions as to …

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GWEC at WindEnergy Hamburg and WindEurope Summit 2016

As global partner for WindEnergy Hamburg and the WindEurope Summit 2016, GWEC will be active in many ways over the four days of conference and exhibition. GWEC recognises the importance that such a leading event has for the global wind market, where stakeholders from across the supply chain have the opportunity to meet one another and experience first-hand all of …

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Register now for Windaba 2016 – South Africa

South Africa has excellent wind resources and is one of the leading new wind markets globally. It currently has a total of 1,053 MW of installed wind capacity with a further 3,000 MW at different stages of development.

Windaba 2016 aims to take a long term view towards a ‘30 GW or more’ wind industry – to establish what it would …

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China Wind Power 2016

China Wind Power is the world’s leading exhibition and conference in the wind power sector and this year will prove no exception with booth space fully booked and maximal attendance guaranteed from internationals and locals alike. If you haven’t done so, please register now  for your entry pass and please start processing your visa application in order to avoid disappointment …

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50% of students who attended AEE’s Course on Wind Farms’ O&M are already employed by the industry

Fifty percent of the students who attended the third and latest edition of the Course of Wind Farms’ O&M Technician by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), which ended last November, are already working in different wind energy companies. The fourth edition begins the 3rd of October.  

Fifty five students have already gone through the three editions of the course, …

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Three weeks until WindEurope Summit 2016

WindEurope (previously EWEA) is teaming up with WindEnergy Hamburg to bring you the world’s largest wind energy conference & expo this September. The overall theme of the Summit will be “Making Transition Work” and the programme this year is a fantastic selection of policy, markets, finance and technical sessions featuring the world’s most prominent new energy thought leaders …

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IWTMA’s take on the new regulations on repowering policy

While welcoming the newly notified policy on repowering of the wind power projects by the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers’ Association (IWTMA), strongly feels that the concessional interest rate offered by the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) over and above the interest rate rebates available to the new wind projects financed …

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Book your booth now at Windergy India 2017

Ranked fourth in terms of cumulative installed wind capacity, India has huge potential. It currently has nearly 27 GW of installed wind capacity across nine states in India, plans to install a further 4 GW in 2016-2017 and has a target of 60 GW by 2020.

Our new event, Windergy India, will take place from 10-12 January 2017 in Delhi, India. …

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Financing Wind in Argentina Seminar

Following GWEC’s fact finding mission in March 2016, we have been closely following this ‘hot’ market and have been continuing discussions with key industry stakeholders, of which the Ministry of Energy.  You may have learned recently that bids far outweighed the original 1GW aim set by the Argentinian government, with 123 bids received of which 3.48GW of wind …

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