Category Archives: GWEC in press

Happy Global Wind Day! GWEC Celebrates 1.1 Million Wind Jobs

North American Windpower

GWEC says global wind employment grew 5% last year and attributes the increase mainly to strong installation rates in China, the U.S. and Germany. In addition, the group says, new job creation is being driven by declining renewable energy technology costs and enabling policy frameworks.

Today, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is celebrating annual Global Wind Day and …

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Wind is Empowering the World

Vergnet Live

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15th June. Global Wind Day a day for discovering wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economies and boost jobs and growth.

Today, wind energy is a mature and mainstream technology and one of the fastest growing industrial sectors in the …

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Wind Energy Sector Employs 1.1 Million People Worldwide

Offshorewind.biz

With Global Wind Day being celebrated today (15 June), it is only appropriate to bring out the statistics from IRENA’s “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2016” report, which shows that wind energy saw an employment increase of 5% in 2015 and that there are now 1.1 million people working in the sector.

Renewable energy in general has also recorded a 5% …

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Happy Global Wind Day!

CleanEnergy Footprints

Every year, June 15th marks Global Wind Day. Founded in 2009, WindEurope and the Global Wind Energy Council host events all around the world to promote wind power.

In the European Union, wind power provides just over 11% of all electricity. Here in the United States, about 5% of our electricity is generated from wind power, but that number is …

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Suzlon Commemorates Global Wind Day In India

BW BUSINESSWORLD

Suzlon releases a short animated video that captures the history of wind energy, from powering sailboats in 3000 BC to powering homes with modern-day wind turbines

On the occasion of Global Wind Day, Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solutions providers, is organising a thematic campaign on its Facebook page. The objective of this is to commemorate …

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Wind Industry Celebrates One Million Jobs

Energetica India

Record wind industry growth was reflected in a 5% increase in employment in the sector, which now employs 1.1 million1 people. On Global Wind Day, GWEC highlights the socio-economic benefits generated by the global wind industry, in addition to supplying clean power. Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June: a day for discovering …

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Wind Energy Sector Employs 1.1 Million People Worldwide

OffshoreWIND.biz

With Global Wind Day being celebrated today (15 June), it is only appropriate to bring out the statistics from IRENA’s “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2016” report, which shows that wind energy saw an employment increase of 5% in 2015 and that there are now 1.1 million people working in the sector.

Renewable energy in general has also recorded a 5% increase …

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

Local schools celebrate global wind day

News24

TWELVE local community schools are putting their weight behind Global Wind Day, in an effort to teach learners more about Renewable Energy, and in particular how energy is harvested from the abundant wind in this province.

These schools form part of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm’s Foundation Phase Reading Coach Support Programme, an initiative that has been developed in partnership with …

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Global Wind Day in Eastern Cape

The Green Business Guide

Local schools celebrate Global Wind day in Eastern Cape. Twelve local community schools are putting their weight behind Global Wind Day, in an effort to teach learners more about Renewable Energy, and in particular how energy is harvested from the abundant wind in this province. These schools form part of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm’s …

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Global wind energy employment grew 5% last year to reach 1.1M

REVE

Record wind industry growth was reflected in a 5% increase in employment in the sector, which now employs 1.1 million1 people. Today, on Global Wind Day, GWEC highlights the socio-economic benefits generated by the global wind industry, in addition to supplying clean power. Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June: a day for discovering …

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