Category Archives: GWEC in press

Offshore Renewables: The Future is Now

MarineLink.com

While the recent swoon in world oil and gas prices has predictably cooled a number of offshore renewable projects, there is a palpable change regarding the way in which the world views renewable energy. Renewable energy projects, at one time merely serving as window dressing, are slowly weaving their way into the mainstream energy mix, with European countries, namely the …

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Ideol, Hitachi ink floating foundation deal for Japanese sea

SeeNews

June 17 (SeeNews) – Ideol and Japanese group Hitachi Zosen Corp (TYO:7004) have signed a deal for the design of a concrete and a steel version suitable for Japanese conditions of the French startup’s patented floating foundations.

In March the two companies entered into a cooperation agreement to design, engineer and build floating offshore wind turbines in Japan, using Ideol’s patented …

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The ideal future power generation mix – wind perspective

Power Engineering International

Power Engineering International spoke to Steve Sawyer of the Global Wind Energy Council this week as part of our ongoing series, ‘The Ideal Future Power Generation Mix’.Questions posed to Steve during this Google Hangout include whether he thinks investment should be entirely focused on wind energy, or should there be an incremental transition prioritising renewables but ensuring the …

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ANALYSIS: Why Brazil still looks at renewables with caution

Recharge news

Why doesn’t Brazil trust renewables? The answer came from a leading federal government energy planner talking to Recharge after speaking at a renewables conference in the northeast.

The official rebuffed criticisms of Brazil’s lack of clear targets for renewable energy; the country, he said, needs stable baseline supply, which “intermittent sources” such as wind cannot guarantee.

As it draws up its …

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Global businesses turning to wind power – Canada passes important milestone

Environmental Expert

As the global climate crisis deepens, and political attention to climate increases in the run up to the Paris Climate summit in December, Global Wind Day celebrates the fact that more and more companies are turning to clean, reliable and cost-effective wind energy to power their businesses.

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. …

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No more coal

Eletaen.gr

Interview with GWEC Chairman Klaus Rave 

Συνέντευξη στο ΒΗΜΑ του προσκεκλημένου από την ΕΛΕΤΑΕΝ για τις εκδηλώσεις της Παγκόσμια Ημέρας του Ανέμου, Προέδρου του Παγκοσμίου Συμβουλίου Αιολικής Ενέργειας Δρ. Κλάους Ρέιβ.

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The world is celebrating Global Wind Day

Sun & Wind Energy

As the global climate crisis deepens, and political attention to climate increases in the run up to the Paris Climate summit in December, on Global Wind Day it was celebrated the fact that more and more companies are turning to clean, reliable and cost-effective wind energy to power their businesses.

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that …

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Γιορτάστηκε και φέτος με εκδηλώσεις η Ημέρα του Ανέμου

energypress

Με εκδηλώσεις σε όλον τον πλανήτη εορτάστηκε με ενθουσιασμό η Παγκόσμια Ημέρα του Ανέμου, 15 Ιουνίου 2015. Οι εκδηλώσεις πραγματοποιήθηκαν υπό την αιγίδα του Παγκοσμίου Συμβουλίου Αιολικής Ενέργειας, G.W.E.C. και της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης Αιολικής Ενέργειας, E.W.E.A., εθνικός εκπρόσωπος των οποίων είναι η Ελληνική Επιστημονική Ένωση Αιολικής Ενέργειας (ΕΛΕΤΑΕΝ) και συμμετέχει ανελλιπώς από το 2007.

Η ΕΛΕΤΑΕΝ βρέθηκε στην Πλατεία Συντάγματος από …

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Winds of Change

Economic Times India

At a time when the world is trying to meet its energy requirements, constant efforts are on in India to find alternative sources of energy. Countries across the globe are successfully turning to solar and wind energy to harness power. With renewable energy, the energyoutput is not only efficient, but also eco-friendly. The usage of wind for the generation of power began in …

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Sector uses Global Wind Day to stress business credentials

Recharge news

The wind industry today celebrated its annual Global Wind Day by stressing its credentials as a “fully mainstream” industrial sector.

As organisations and businesses around the world held events to mark the day, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) said the renewable source had emerged as “the favoured solution for large companies who need a reliable and consistent energy flow …

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