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China overtakes EU to become global wind power leader

The Guardian

China installed half of all new wind capacity worldwide last year, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

The country added an “astonishing” 30.5 gigawatts (GW) to boost installations to 145.1GW, the Brussels-based industry group said on Wednesday.

It overtook the EU total for the first time, which added a record 6GW to increase its capacity to 141.6GW.

China is ramping …

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Faith, Hope and the Energy Revolution

Huffington Post Green

Fighting for a renewables revolution to save the climate has, for the past 30 years, been a question of faith in the ultimate self-interest of humankind, and hope that we would develop the means for our deliverance. The last time I felt this hopeful was in the autumn of 2004 when we raised (many) glasses of vodka to …

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China breezes past EU as top wind power

Financial Times

China has overtaken the EU to become the world’s top region for wind power, thanks to a burst of turbine installations in the past year, a new report has found.

China installed nearly half of the 63 gigawatts of wind power added globally in 2015, the Global Wind Energy Council said on Wednesday, and now accounts for about a …

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UK, Ireland and France lagging on EU renewable targets

businessGreen

The UK, France, Ireland and the Netherlands are lagging behind other EU Member States in the rush to meet legally-binding renewable energy targets for 2020, according to new 2014 data released yesterday by the European Union.

The statistics show that in 2014 nine Member States had already met their national 2020 targets for renewable energy, including Croatia, Estonia, Italy and Sweden. However, …

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India arrebata a España el cuarto puesto entre los países con mayor potencia eólica instalada

El Economista

India ha arrebatado a España la cuarta posición en el ranking mundial de países con mayor potencia eólica instalada, después de incorporar 2.623 megavatios (MW) durante el año y alcanzar los 25.088 MW.

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Con esta cifra, el país asiático supera la potencia instalada de España, de 22.988 MW, y se convierte en el cuarto país del mundo …

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New record for wind power – 63 GW of new wind installations in 2015

Renewables International

According to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), which just released its overview of statistics from last year, China made up nearly half of the world market for wind farms last year.

Of the 63 gigawatts of wind power capacity installed last year, China built 30.5 GW. Overall, the global market grew by 22 percent. The US accounted for 8.6 …

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Brasil, Chile y Uruguay lideran energía eólica

Energia Limpia

Un informe publicado esta semana por Global Wind Energy Council ubica a Brasil, Chile y Uruguay como los países latinoamericanos que más le sacan el jugo a la energía eólica. Sin embargo la gran sorpresa la dió Uruguay un país pequeño que ya casi es 100% renovable. Seún el reporte que retoma Energía Limpia XXI, Uruguay  instaló en 2015 …

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Energia eolica, superata l’Unione europea La Cina produce 145 GW

cinaforum

La Cina ha superato l’Unione europea ed è diventata il paese con la maggiore potenzialità di produzione di energia eolica.

Lo rende noto il Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) che ha pubblicato oggi il suo “Global wind statistics“, rapporto sull’energia eolica nel mondo relativo al 2015.

Il documento rileva che l’anno scorso nella Repubblica popolare sono stati installati nuove pale in grado …

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Siemens-Gamesa: una operación de 5.000 millones y jugosas plusvalías para Iberdrola Leer más: Siemens-Gamesa: una operación de 5.000 millones y jugosas plusvalías para Iberdrola

El Confidencial

Las negociaciones se habían llevado en secreto. Durante semanas. Hasta que este viernes, y a raíz de una información publicada en exclusiva por El Confidencial, acabaron saltando a la luz. Gamesa reconoció, a través de un hecho relevante remitido a la Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), “la existencia de conversaciones dirigidas a una potencial integración de determinados negocios de …

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China ya es líder mundial en energía eólica

Más Producción Argentina

Con 2.623 nuevos megavatios instalados y un total de 25.088 MW, India ha superado a España como el cuarto país del mundo en potencia instalada, por detrás de China, Estados Unidos y Alemania.España , con 0 MW instalados en 2015 como consecuencia de la inseguridad jurídica sobrevenida tras la Reforma Energética, pasa a la quinta posición. Nada menos …

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