Category Archives: GWEC in press

Record wind growth creates 1.1 mln employment globally

Caspian Energy

Global wind employment grew 5 percent in 2015 and created 1.1 million jobs globally, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced Wednesday, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to Anadolu Agency.

 According to the announcement within the scope of the Global Wind Day, the 5 percent global growth in the wind sector attracted $110 billion.

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Cedar Lodge pupils mark Global Wind Day

Newtownabbey Times

To mark Global Wind Day, a group of pupils from Cedar Lodge School travelled to a local wind farm to find out more about renewable energy.

The Year 9 Eco Club pupils visited Gaelectric’s Carn Hill wind farm near Straid on Wednesday, June 15, to coincide with the annual environmental event.

The trip provided the students, who are currently studying Alternative …

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GWEC report addresses challenges of developing offshore wind in India

Offshore Wind Journal

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published a new report, Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study, for offshore wind development in the Indian states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. It says the study is “a significant step forward” in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the GWEC-led facilitating offshore wind in India …

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Spotlight on Indian offshore

reNEWS

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has set out the basis for future offshore wind feasibility assessments in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India.

In a new report – Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study – GWEC assesses key supply chain elements of the offshore wind industry, together with a preliminary evaluation of companies entering the sector.

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GWEC presents supply chain study for Indian offshore wind

SeeNews

The Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) consortium released a new supply chain study that reveals what is already available and what needs to be upgraded or started from the beginning.

The key supply chain elements of the offshore wind industry are assessed as part of the study and there is also a preliminary evaluation of companies entering the offshore wind …

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India’s Potential in Offshore Wind Power

MarineLink.com

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched a new report: “Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study” for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India.

This study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the GWEC led FOWIND consortium.

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China’s offshore wind power plans lag, 2020 target under threat

Reuters

BEIJING, June 24 China is lagging far behind its target to boost the country’s offshore wind power capacity due to technical problems and high costs, which in the absence of more state subsidies could dent its plans to install 10 gigawatts (GW) by 2020, developers said.

China is the world’s top generator of electricity from wind turbines, with 145 GW of …

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How small data from material science accurately predicts failure rates and more

Windpower Engineering & Development

Wind power set a record breaking 22% increase in annual installations for 2015. There are at least 281,924 wind turbines generating 432,883 MW of power around the globe. In the United States alone, about 48,500 turbines generate 74,471 MW, enough to power about 20 million American homes, according to the Global …

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Quijote y sus molinos

Montevideo Portal

“Uruguay es realmente el líder ahora” en el desarrollo de energías renovables, dijo Steve Sawyer, secretario general del Consejo Mundial de Energía Eólica.

 América Latina “ha sido lenta” en el desarrollo de energías renovables, dijo a Efe el secretario general del Consejo Mundial de Energía Eólica, Steve Sawyer, presente en Montevideo para un encuentro de dos días que reúne a …

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Gamesa, Siemens join forces to create global wind power leader

Channel News Asia

The announcement followed months of negotiations between the two companies and it comes as demand for wind power surges with countries developing more renewable energy to comply with emissions cut targets.

Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa and German engineering giant Siemens said on Friday (Jun 17) they have agreed to combine their wind power businesses to create one …

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