Category Archives: GWEC in press

Great Wind Energy Deals Are Swaying Major Players

Planetsave

In search of low-cost, fixed-rate electricity, great wind energy deals are swaying Fortune 500 companies and other major players to throw their money “into the wind.”

Signing contracts for over 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity, big brands, high-tech companies, and other non-utility customers represented 52 percent of wind energy generating capacity in 2015.

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC in press |

Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Planned in New York Waters

Bloomberg

The Long Island Power Authority plans to approve a 90 megawatt wind farm off the coast of New York that would become the largest in the U.S. when completed.

Deepwater Wind LLC was selected to install 15 offshore turbines about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Montauk for a project that the utility’s board expects to approve at a meeting on …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC in press |

TPI Composites – A Wind Energy Stock

Nanalyze

Solar energy seems to dominate the headlines as the “clean energy source” which investors stand to benefit the most from. While solar has taken a hit lately, clean energy promises to be the way forward and arguably may be contributing to the utter demise of the coal industry lately. While solar continues to sound promising, we’ve often wondered about wind …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC in press |

Forward says 5-MW turbine approaches Fukushima floating wind site

SeeNews

July 5 (SeeNews) – The third piece of the Fukushima Forward floating offshore wind farm demonstrator is travelling to the project site off the Japanese coast, said the consortium developing the scheme.

The 5-MW Hitachi HTW 5.0-126 wind turbine, mounted on a floating platform, left Sumoto port on July 2 and is expected to arrive at the project site off the …

Posted on by Lauha Fried | Posted in GWEC in press |

Indian offshore wind in sharper focus as FOWIND scrutinises supply chain

Recharge news

The early outlines of a future Indian offshore wind sector are in sharper focus thanks to a comprehensive study of how the nation’s ports and supply chain infrastructure could support commercial-scale turbine deployment in its seas.

The strengths, weaknesses and future potential of India’s infrastructure are tackled in the latest report from FOWIND – a high-level international consortium led by …

Posted on by Lauha Fried | Posted in FOWIND in press, GWEC in press |

India’s Potential in Offshore Wind Power

Maritime Professional

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched a new report: “Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study” for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India.

This study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the GWEC led FOWIND consortium.

The key supply chain elements of the …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in FOWIND in press, GWEC in press |

Record wind growth creates 1.1 mln employment globally

Caspian Energy

Global wind employment grew 5 percent in 2015 and created 1.1 million jobs globally, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced Wednesday, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to Anadolu Agency.

 According to the announcement within the scope of the Global Wind Day, the 5 percent global growth in the wind sector attracted $110 billion.

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC in press |

Cedar Lodge pupils mark Global Wind Day

Newtownabbey Times

To mark Global Wind Day, a group of pupils from Cedar Lodge School travelled to a local wind farm to find out more about renewable energy.

The Year 9 Eco Club pupils visited Gaelectric’s Carn Hill wind farm near Straid on Wednesday, June 15, to coincide with the annual environmental event.

The trip provided the students, who are currently studying Alternative …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC in press |

GWEC report addresses challenges of developing offshore wind in India

Offshore Wind Journal

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published a new report, Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study, for offshore wind development in the Indian states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. It says the study is “a significant step forward” in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the GWEC-led facilitating offshore wind in India …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in FOWIND in press, GWEC in press |

Spotlight on Indian offshore

reNEWS

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has set out the basis for future offshore wind feasibility assessments in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India.

In a new report – Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study – GWEC assesses key supply chain elements of the offshore wind industry, together with a preliminary evaluation of companies entering the sector.

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in FOWIND in press, GWEC in press |