Category Archives: GWEC in press

Cyclical slowdowns to blame for 2016 dip

Windpower Monthly

The industry faced a year of consolidation in 2016 according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in its 2016 Global Wind Report, released in India today.

The trade body said “cyclical and political related slowdowns” in key markets such as China, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa and Canada meant the industry failed to match its 63.6GW+ total from 2015.

GWEC said …

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Rising wind power growth to be led by China over next five years

Reuters

China will lead growth in global wind power capacity of almost 65 percent over the next five years, with other Asian countries also developing more renewable energy, the Global Wind Energy Council said on Tuesday.

Cumulative wind energy capacity was 487 gigawatts (GW) at the end of 2016, a 12.6 percent rise from the year before and should grow by almost …

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Rising wind power growth to be led by China over next five years

Energy Industry Today

China will lead growth in global wind power capacity of almost 65 percent over the next five years, with other Asian countries also developing more renewable energy, the Global Wind Energy Council said on Tuesday.Cumulative wind energy capacity was 487 gigawatts (GW) at the end of 2016, a 12.6 percent rise from the year before and should grow …

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GWEC prevé que se instalarán 60.000 MW de eólica en el mundo en 2017

Reve

El Consejo Mundial de Energía Eólica (GWEC) prevé que se instalarán alrededor de 60.000 MW eólicos en el mundo en 2017 y que la instalación anual subirá a unos 75.000 MW anuales en 2021, año en el que espera que los megavatios eólicos totales lleguen a 800.000, lo que supondría prácticamente doblar la potencia actual, según indica el Global Wind …

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India’s wind power capacity crosses 32 GW mark, says IWTMA

Outlook India

New Delhi, Apr 25 Industry body Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) today said the wind power generation capacity in the country has crossed 32 GW mark.

However, according to the Central Electricity Authority’s (CEA) monthly report for March 2017, the installed wind power generation capacity is around 28.7 GW, lower than the ITWMA estimates.

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GWEC forecasts 817 GW of wind power in 2021

Renewables Now

The global cumulative installed wind power generation capacity is expected to reach 817 GW in 2021 with Asia leading growth, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) says.  

Asia is seen to install 153.5 GW in 2017-2021. Deployment in Europe and North America is seen at 73.5 GW and 61.5 GW, respectively, according to the Global Wind Report: Annual Market …

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End to Eskom ‘stalemate’ will unleash wind market in 2017 – GWEC

Engineering News

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) expects a recovery in the deployment of wind projects in South Africa, following a hiatus in 2016 brought about by Eskom’s refusal to enter into power purchase agreements (PPAs) for renewable-energy projects procured in 2015.

In its ‘Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update 2016’, which was released in India on …

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Global wind power base grows to nearly 490GW: GWEC report

Recharge

The wind industry added a further 54GW of plant to the grid around the world last year, with turbines in more than 90 countries making up an installed generating capacity of 486.8GW, according to figures from the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) latest Global Wind Report.

During 2016’s 12.6% growth, nine nations joined the 10GW-plus installed club, and 29 now have …

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GWEC: Offshore Wind Set For Global Expansion

offshoreWind.biz

Cumulative installed wind power capacity will top 800GW by the end of 2021, with offshore wind establishing a firmer foothold outside Europe in the next several years, according to a report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). 

Europe’s steady if unspectacular march towards its 2020 targets has been given a big boost by the year’s most exciting new development: the dramatic price reductions …

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Argentina’s SICA, Spanish cos to make wind towers in Esperanza

Renewables Now

SICA Metalurgica Argentina and two Spanish partners will set up wind tower manufacturing capacity in the city of Esperanza under a commercial and industrial agreement signed last week.

SICA, TecnoAranda SL and Haizea Wind aim to start producing towers for wind turbines at the end of this year, with an annual capacity of 130 pieces, Esperanza Día por Día reports. …

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