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CHINA WINDPOWER 2016 – CALL FOR PAPERS – LAST REMINDER

China Wind Power (CWP) is the world’s largest and most influential event in the wind industry, boasting over 600 exhibition stands and over 26,000 visitors over three days.

Co-organised by the Global Wind Energy Council, the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA), the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) and China Wind Energy Equipment Association …

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Save the Date for our new event in India – WINDERGY INDIA 2017

Everybody feels the wind blow …

Wind is not just another business. It has transformed the rural economy and has been a boon to rural employment and small businesses. It is a story that has touched the lives of many, with nearly 27 GW of installed wind capacity across nine states in India, and plans to install a further 4 GW …

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Winddays 2016 quadruples to 2,000 visitors

The Dutch Winddays on 15 – 16 June drew some 2,000 visitors from the Netherlands and abroad. The growth of the annual exhibition and conference on wind energy shows strong growth of the clean and renewable energy sector.

On the first day of this year’s Winddays Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs in his keynote speech expressed widespread support for more …

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REN21 releases Global Status Report

The Renewables 2016 Global Status Report is now available for download.  Read the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy and find out why renewables are now firmly established as competitive, mainstream sources of energy in many countries around the world.

This year’s edition has detailed data and information on wind, PV and other market sectors; chapters on …

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Update from Australian wind market

The Clean Energy Council released the annual ‘Clean Energy Australia Report’ in May, which is a digest of renewable energy capacity, generation, investment and jobs for the preceding calendar year.

The report found that while 2015 was a challenging year for the renewable energy sector, continued reductions in the cost of renewable energy and battery storage, combined with some policy stability, …

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MNRE to Setup 1000 MW Wind Power Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India is planning to set up 1000 MW of wind power projects. The scheme for awarding 1000 MW grid connected wind power projects is expected to benefit utilities in meeting their non-solar RPO norms. The scheme has a positive impact on the wind energy sector encouraging capacity addition in the sector as …

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ACORE’s 13th Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street)

Join the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)’s 13th Annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Wall Street (REFF-Wall) on June 21-22 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City!

REFF-Wall Street is the premier renewable energy financing event in the U.S. The event draws an especially senior audience, comprising of over 600 decision makers, lenders, investors, investment bankers, private equity investors, …

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Windaba 2016: “Towards 100% Renewables” – Call for Abstracts

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 …

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Call for Papers for Brazil Windpower 2016 is open!

Brazil is ranked 10th globally in terms of installed wind capacity. During 2015, it installed 2.75 GW – a record for Brazil – bringing the total to 8.72 GW which accounts for 6.3% of the Brazilian energy matrix

More than R$ 16 billion have been invested, 41,000 jobs created, more than 5 million homes were supplied with electricity from wind power, …

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Exciting target increase for the Australian Capital Territory

Australia’s Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government announced in late April that it would increase the final round of its renewable energy auction to 200 MW, which will be enough to cover 100 per cent of the territory’s electricity needs by 2020. The ACT Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell said the switch to 100 per cent renewables …

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