Category Archives: GWEC in press

The Big Question: What Is Your Greatest Concern for Your Industry in 2016?

Renewable Energy World

There doesn’t seem to be a lot to worry about…the wind industry set a new installation record in 2014, breaking 50 GW in a single year for the first time. We’ll set a new record in 2015, with the main question being whether or not we’ll hit 60 GW in 2015 as some are suggesting. Personally I think …

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Wind Energy Setting Records, Growing Still: The Wind Energy Outlook for 2016

Renewable Energy World

n 2014, annual global installed wind energycapacity reached an unprecedented 51.4 GW. Although final numbers for 2015 aren’t in yet, several sources, including Bloomberg and FTI Consulting, speculate that number could reach as high as 60 GW – an encouraging surge that gives fair indication 2016 could shape up to be another record year for wind. Here’s a …

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Airborne wind turbine – novel design concept that could change the future of wind energy world, emerging trends & new technologies 2016 – 2024

Your Renewable News

In the last few years, the demand for energy derived from alternative sources has risen significantly as nations focus more on curbing their carbon footprint. In response to this increasing demand for clean and sustainable energy, wind power is gaining much significance worldwide. Energy derived from wind currently accounts for nearly half of the energy produced from alternative …

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Renewing Egypt’s energy sector

Daily news Egypt

After a period when electricity shortages and black-outs were a regular occurrence in Egypt, we are now entering an exciting period in the Egyptian energy sector, despite the challenges of the prevailing economic climate.

Government initiatives to prioritise electricity provision to residential and commercial areas and the emergence of the private sector in generating electricity to more remote areas …

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Record Breaking Year for Wind Energy Production in the United States

MFG Talk Radio

2016 has been dubbed the year of action for manufacturers by Industry Week. This was regarding the explosive adoption of Internet of Things technology throughout the manufacturing industry. However, 2015 seemed to be the year of action for wide-spread use of renewable energy. There have been incredible milestones reached in renewable energy production around the world, but now …

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Saudi Arabia launches 9.5GW initiative

Windpower Monthly

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia is targeting 9.5GW of wind and solar energy under its “Vision 2030” policy initiative launched in mid-April.

Deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is aiming to reduce the country’s dependence on oil and “create a more diverse and sustainable economy”, financed in part by a $2 trillion sovereign fund.

Under the planned King Salman Renewable Energy Initiative, …

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Latin American solar demand to hit 7.4GW annually by 2020: GTM

Recharge

Solar installations in Latin America will grow at an “exceptionally high” annual rate of 28% between 2016-2020, compared to 9% annual growth for the overall global market during that period, according to GTM Research.

Latin America’s growth, led by Brazil and Mexico, will see the region adding an estimated 7.4GW of PV in 2020, up from less than 1.4GW added last …

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Wind power industry set new records across the world last year

The Climate Group

Global wind power installations are estimated to more than double in the next five years according to a new study, which also spotlights the record global wind growth in 2015, led by China and Germany.

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its annual publication, the Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update this week. It shows that global wind power installations …

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Hope Is a Future Powered By the Wind and the Sun

Huffpost Green

“I don’t want to give up hope…I don’t want to live that way”, said fashion model Cameron Russell to her mother Robin Chase, on the inspiring Huffington Post series ‘Talk to Me’, where children interview their parents. The subject was the conflicted feelings associated with bringing a child into a world under the existential threat of climate change. Greenland’s …

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Global Wind Energy Council’s annual review: Accelerating momentum in world’s shift to a lower-emissions economy

GWEC reports annual installation growth of 22% year over year to a record 63.5 GW. Cumulative global installs reached 432.9 GW. This builds on record solar installations globally in 2015 and significant progress in energy efficiency.

GWEC reports annual installation growth of 22% year over year to a record 63.5 GW. Cumulative global installs reached 432.9 GW.

The combined impacts included …

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