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Global Wind Energy Insight: Strong Year Ahead

Renewable Energy World

Overall, the wind industry globally begins 2017 in good shape, with good prospects for 2017 and beyond.

Although we didn’t reach the 60-GW mark in 2016, largely because China ‘only’ installed 23 GW instead of last year’s phenomenal 30 GW, the industry chalked up 12.6 percent growth in cumulative capacity. In addition, China, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, South Africa and …

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How Did Wind Energy Perform Globally In 2016?

North American Windpower

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its annual market statistics for 2016, when total global installed wind capacity reached nearly 487 GW.

Led by China, the U.S., Germany and India – with surprisingly strong showings from France, Turkey and the Netherlands – the global market was nonetheless less than 2015’s record total, says GWEC.

“Wind power continues to …

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New Interactive Tool Shows “The Evolution Of Wind Power” Around The World

Clean Technica

A new interactive web tool created between the Global Wind Energy Council and renewable energy software company Greenbyte allows users to witness “The Evolution of Wind Power” between 1981 and today.

The Evolution of Wind Power was created based on data provided by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) tracing the evolution and growth of the world’s wind energy fleet, …

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Wind Outlook 2017: A Solid Year Despite Pockets of Global Unrest

Renewable Energy World

With more than 1 million people employed in wind, the sector will grow in key markets around the globe.

When discussing the outlook for the 2017 wind market, it’s very clear that the wind industry has arrived. Yes, problems remain in many markets across the globe but the fact that wind exists in many markets across the globe means …

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China Remains Global Wind Energy Leader, Expands Lead Over US

CleanTechnica

China installed a total of 23 gigawatts of wind energy in 2016, nearly half the total 54 gigawatts that was brought online around the world, and continues to expand its lead over its nearest competitors, the United States and Germany.

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its annual statistics report for the global wind energy industry this week, revealing that …

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China and US lead way with wind power installations, says global energy report

CNBC.com

Last year saw 54.6 gigawatts (GW) of wind capacity installed across the planet, with global installed capacity now standing at almost 487 GW, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

China installed 23.3 GW of new capacity, a 42.7 percent share of the market. A distant second to China in terms of new capacity was the U.S., where 8.2 GW …

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Brasil assume o 9º lugar em ranking mundial de energia eólica

Valor

O Brasil subiu uma posição e assumiu o nono lugar entre os países com maior capacidade instalada de geração de energia eólica no mundo, de acordo com levantamento do conselho mundial de energia eólica (GWEC, na sigla em inglês). Em 2016, o Brasil alcançou 10,7 mil megawatts (MW) instalados de energia eólica, 2 mil MW a mais do que no …

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En 2016, la eólica en la región creció un 23% en capacidad instalada, liderada por Brasil, Chile, México y Uruguay

Energian Renovables America

El último informe estadístico del Consejo Global de Energía Eólica (GWEC, por sus siglas en inglés) concluye que durante 2016 se instalaron en Latinoamérica y el Caribe 3,5 GW eólicos, lo que representa poco más del 23% del total de la capacidad que ahora tiene la región, 18,8 GW.

Por países, destaca Brasil, que instaló durante el …

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54 GW νέας ισχύος αιολικής ενέργειας προστέθηκαν παγκοσμίως το 2016, φθάνοντας συνολικά τα 487 GW

B2Green

Το Παγκόσμιο Συμβούλιο Αιολικής Ενέργειας (GWEC) του οποίου εθνικός εκπρόσωπος είναι η Ελληνική Επιστημονική Ένωση Αιολικής Ενέργειας (ΕΛΕΤΑΕΝ), ανακοίνωσε τα παγκόσμια στατιστικά στοιχεία αιολικών εγκαταστάσεων για το 2016. Η Κίνα, οι ΗΠΑ και η Γερμανία κατέχουν τις 3 πρώτες θέσεις και ακολουθούνται από την Ινδία, Βραζιλία, Γαλλία και Τουρκία. Η γειτονική χώρα εγκατέστησε 1,387 MW μόνο το 2016, σχεδόν 60% …

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La eólica mundial alcanzó los 486.749 MW en 2016

REVE

La capacidad mundial para generar energías renovables con eólica asciende a casi medio millón de megavatios (MW), tras la instalación de 54.600 MW en 2016.

China, Estados Unidos, Alemania e India fueron los países con los mejores saldos durante el año anterior y continúan como líderes, confirmó el Consejo Mundial de Energía Eólica (Gwec, por sus siglas en inglés).

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