Category Archives: GWEC in press

Question of the Week: Is GWEC’s prediction achievable?

Windpower Monthly

WORLDWIDE: Last week, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published a report stating 2TW of wind could be installed by 2030. Windpower Monthly asked whether this is a realistic goal.

Question: Are GWEC’s figures achievable?

Nicolas Navas, investment principal, Actis

I think it is perfectly doable as we see that the majority of the new installed capacity will come from the emerging markets.

Actis …

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3 Things You Need to Know about the Wind Industry Right Now

Energy Digital

Wind always seems to be playing second fiddle to solar, but the second largest renewable energy source in the world is in a very exciting time. Here are three things you need to know about the industry right now.

20 percent of the U.S. could be wind powered by 2030.

The American Wind Energy Association’s CEO Tom Kiernan recently discussed …

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Wind Power To Play Vital Role In Global Energy Mix

Energy Matters

The latest biennial report from the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International shows that by 2050, wind power could supply up to 30 per cent of the world’s energy needs and play a vital role in avoiding catastrophic climate change.

The GWEC’s Global Wind Energy Outlook 2014 (PDF) presents three scenarios for the future of the global wind power …

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Wind could deliver up to 30 percent of global power needs by 2050

Clean Energy Review

By the year 2030, wind power could supply as much as 19 percent of global electricity needs, creating more than two million new jobs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than three billion tonnes per year. Further, given policy support, spinners could be providing up to 30 percent of the global electricity supply by 2050. Those are …

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Fresh reports reveal how solar and wind are closing in on grid parity

Business Green

Rooftop solar set to be as cheap as grid energy in all 50 US states by 2016, while forecasts for huge wind energy growth raise prospects of falling costs

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Mongolia firm plans 400MW of wind

Recharge

Ulaanbaatar-based Clean Energy LLC plans to build as much as 400MW of wind capacity at four sites throughout Mongolia.

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Greenpeace Sees Bright Spot in India’s Green Power Landscape

The New Indian Express

The Global Wind Energy Outlook 2014 by Greenpeace states that with the reintroduction of the original Accelerated Depreciation benefit in September 2014 (retroactive to April 1, 2014), the Indian wind energy market is set to see strong installation numbers starting in 2015.

The report said that with the new policy, India can produce 25,121 MW of power from …

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Wind could touch global 20% ‘by 2030′

Business Spectator

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International have released the 2014 edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook, finding wind power could reach 2000 GW by 2030 under an ‘advanced scenario’., and supply up to 17-19% of global electricity.

Wind energy installations totalled 318 GW globally by the end of 2013, and the industry is set to grow by …

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Global wind energy could reach 2,000GW by 2030, report says

Energy Business Review

The global wind power could reach 2,000GW by 2030, according to a 2014 edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International.

According to the report, the wind power is expected to reach 2,000GW by 2030, and supply up to 17-19% of global electricity, creating over 2 million new jobs …

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Wind a major source of ‘cheap’ power in future

 IOL SciTech

Wind power could supply between 17 and 19 percent of global electricity by 2030 and create more than two million new jobs.

At this level, wind power would reduce carbon emissions by more than three billion tons a year.

These are the projections in the Global Wind Energy Outlook 2014 report by the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International.

The report …

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