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Last days to register for Intercontinental Wind Power Congress!

The Intercontinental Wind Power Congress (IWPC) will be held from 31 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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RES offshore core service cuts the cost of wind farm installation by millions

The offshore wind industry is facing increasing pressure to cut costs, particularly when it comes to installation. To address this pressing issue, RES Offshore has developed its market-leading service offering, CORE, which allows project developers to minimize the impact of weather on project installation costs.

CORE allows RES to analyse the weather conditions at a specific site in precise detail. Analysts …

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Latest Report: Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook

The four year long FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project has now been running for just over a year. During this time the project partners (DNV GL, GPCL, CSTEP and WISE) have worked to deliver necessary preliminary work to determine the potential for offshore wind development in the States of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, in cooperation with the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy …

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Australian Capital Territory (ACT) wind auction winners announced

The Renewable Energy Target (RET)

Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) has been under review for more than one year, and at the time of writing negotiations over the level of the target were still ongoing. The Australian Government’s latest position was a large-scale target of 32,000 gigawatt-hours, but the industry and the Opposition are both calling for a target in the …

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Webcast invitation: Global Wind Power Outlook for 2015 and Beyond

April 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM CDT / 6:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM GMT / 3 PM CET (Central European Time)

The wind industry set a new record for annual installations in 2014: globally, 51,477 MW of new wind generating capacity was added representing a 44% increase in the annual market, and is a solid sign …

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Wind Investors Must Shed Middle East Misconceptions

For companies in the wind sector, however, the reception they have received in the oil-rich region has been decidedly cooler. Governments in the region have been slow to recognise how wind and other renewables can fit with their traditional oil and gas operations; and most of the nations that have committed to ‘green’targets have not brought in laws to give investors …

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India’s ambitious renewable energy plans

As a follow up of the ‘Make in India’ initiative launched by the Indian Prime Minister late last year,  his Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, along with IREDA and the two main industry organizations CII and FICCI organized the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet & Expo (RE-INVEST) between 15-17 February 2015 in New Delhi.At the inauguration, 293 companies …

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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 …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

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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