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Wind Could Provide Almost One-Fifth Of Global Electricity By 2030

Clean Water Initiative of Florida

Wind capacity could increase nearly seven-fold by 2030, reaching a total of more than 2,000 gigawatts and meeting almost 20 percent of electricity demand, according to a new report. Released on Wednesday, the Global Wind Energy Outlook 2014 says that while wind power is already in 90 countries — with a total installed capacity of 318 …

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Wind energy to support almost 20% of global power supply: Report

power-technology.com

Installed wind power capacity could grow 530% to reach 2,000GW by 2030, supplying 17-19% of global electricity, according to a report published in 2014 edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook by Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International.By 2050, the capacity can swell up to supply 25-30% of global electricity, the report reveals.In 2013, the total wind energy …

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Global Wind Energy Could Reach 2,000 GW By 2030: GWEC

North American Windpower

Wind power could reach 2,000 GW by 2030 and supply up to 19% of global electricity, according to a report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International. In fact, the study shows that wind power could provide between 25% and 30% of global electricity supply by 2050.The new report, “Global Wind Energy Outlook 2014,” presents …

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GWEC, Greenpeace: Wind to Provide Up to 30% of Global Electricity Supply

OffshoreWind.biz

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International have released the 2014 edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook in Beijing. 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 per year. …

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Wind could supply nearly 20 pct of global power by 2030 – report

Reuters

* Installed wind capacity totalled 318 GW at end of 2013

* Could surge by 530 pct to 2,000 GW by 2030

LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Installed wind power capacity could swell by 530 percent to 2,000 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, supplying up to 19 percent of global electricity, a report from a trade association and Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

It said …

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Wind Energy Could Generate Nearly 20 Percent of World’s Electricity by 2030

EcoWatch

Wind power has a pivotal role to play in the world’s energy supply over the next few years. By providing huge amounts of clean, affordable power, it can buy us time in the fight against global warming while revolutions in energy efficiency and solar power gain momentum.

Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council have just released a two-yearly status report …

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Global wind energy outlook 2014

India Environment Portal

By 2020 India could have 56 GW of wind power supplying 137 terrawatt hours (TW h) of electricity each year, save 82 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissionseach year according to “Global Wind Energy Outlook for 2014” published by Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International.

The sector could also provide employment to over 123,000 people says the report. …

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Wind could supply nearly 20% of global power by 2030: Report

The Economic Times

Installed wind power capacity could swell by 530 percent to 2,000 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, supplying up to 19 percent of global electricity, a report from a trade association and Greenpeace said on Tuesday. It said installed wind energy capacity totalled 318 GW at the end of last year worldwide and provided around 3 percent of global …

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GWEC: ‘2000GW possible by 2030′

Recharge

China will drive the global wind power industry’s sharp recovery this year, but Brazil, South Africa and Mexico will be the world’s most exciting growth markets in the years to come, according to GWEC head Steve Sawyer.

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Straight Talking: They have too much to lose to face reality

WORLDWIDE: They say that it gets darkest just before dawn. I just hope that’s true. As Gandhi allegedly said, “first they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win”. We’re definitely at stage three.

As we stand peering over the brink of the climate-change abyss, we are at the same time witnessing a renewable-energy revolution, …

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