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This may well become the year of the wind farm in Africa.
A flurry of signed deals and ground breaking for new wind farm projects has taken place during the last few months, including several finished projects that have just gone online.
And there is no sign of the pace slowing.
“I think the pace of development will only increase from here …
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook report, in which it sets out recommendations for the development of the offshore wind industry in India.
The report was developed as a part of the FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project launched by the GWEC-led consortium in December 2013. The report reviews the experiences to date …
SAUDI ARABIA: A reshuffle in the Saudi Arabia government has cast doubt over its planned 9GW of wind projects. Windpower Monthly asks what losing the planned capacity would mean for the industry.
Steve Sawyer, CEO, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)
At GWEC, we had prioritized keeping track of the potentially very exciting developments in Saudi Arabia simply because the resource …
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced the launch of the Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook. This report is a crucial link to facilitating the development of a roadmap for offshore wind power in India.
The report was developed as a part of the FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project launched by the GWEC led consortium in December 2013. The report …
News for India
Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released the 2014 statistics and it says that 2014 was the best year in terms of new wind energy capacity addition is concerned. However, what is the matter of little concern is that half of this growth is coming from just one country – China!
China numbers are not grid connected numbers, therefore, China’s …
Wind energy, primarily onshore wind, has attained maturity and it is a matter of pride for the global wind industry where it has reached today. This view was expressed by Mr Steve Sawyer, Secretary General, Global Wind Energy Council as part of his opening remarks on the third day of the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet and Expo (RE-INVEST).
Speaking at the session titled ‘Grid Connected Wind Power With …
Feb 19, 2015 (SeeNews) – Wind farms in the UK generated 117,805 MWh of power in the 24 hours ended 0700 local time on Thursday, which represented 13% of the country’s total power output for the period.
According to National Grid (LON:NG) statistics, 34.7% of Britain’s power for the 24 hours under review came from coal-fired stations, 21.1% from nuclear …
Globally, 51,477 MW of new wind generating capacity was added in 2014, according to the global wind market statistics released recently by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
It added that the record-setting figure represents a 44 per cent increase in the yearly market, and is a solid sign of the recovery of the industry after a rough patch in …
The Global Wind Energy Council has paved the way for a roadmap on offshore wind development in India with a report that reviews the experience to date in established markets.
The Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook is part of the Facilitating Offshore Wind in India project launched by a GWEC-led consortium in December 2013.
It scrutinises major offshore wind players …
Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), in its latest Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook, has recommended a set of guidelines for Indian offshore wind energy market.
While the offshore wind industry has completed over ten years in commercial operation, the industry in India represents a significant regulatory, technical and financial challenge, says GWEC.
India has a strong record in onshore …