Category Archives: GWEC in press

Renewable energy jobs could reach 24 million by 2030, report

Climate Action Programme

The number of people employed in the renewable energy sector across the globe could rise to 24 million by 2030, according to the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

The report, Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017, was released on Wednesday 24 May and details that renewable energy employed 9.8 million people around the …

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The Wind Beneath India’s Renewable Energy Wings

Huffingtonpost India

The mood was buoyant at the recently held Windergy India 2017 conference in New Delhi. Industry leaders, regulators and government officials were unanimous in predicting a bright outlook for the wind power sector that has been growing at a breakneck speed in recent times.

The importance of the Indian wind market was underlined by the fact that the Global Wind …

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Big Investments Breathe New Life into Wind Energy

Energy & Capital

It’s important to know when to cut your losses, no matter how big your investments are.

Of course, if they’re worth several billion dollars, the issue becomes a little more pressing.

This is the kind of problem energy industries all over the world must consider when looking into valuable but still-developing renewable technologies.

On one hand, it’s a no-brainer: more renewables …

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Core Cleantech: Driving Wind Costs Down

Cleantech Group

The wind power sector has been somewhat overshadowed by the unprecedented drop in the cost of solar power in recent years. This blog looks to bring wind back into the picture. In certain geographies, this type of renewable energy generation has immense advantages, and thus also innovation opportunities.

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) recently released its annual report, and …

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From China to the US: Ten wind energy powerhouses

CNBC

The Global Wind Energy Council recently revealed that more than 54 gigawatts (GW) of wind power was installed in 2016, with cumulative capacity hitting 486.8 GW. 

Here, CNBC’s Sustainable Energy looks at ten of the world’s wind energy powerhouses, according to the Global Wind Energy Council’s Global Wind Report 2016. The figures are in megawatts (MW), and represent cumulative capacity in December 2016. 

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Is Climate Change Real?

GineersNow

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”  – Upton Sinclair

I’m not going to spend time on the physics or the evidence of climate change. To be clear, we’re talking about a) the measurement of the physical changes in the biosphere, cryosphere and the oceans over the past 150 …

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China, Chile, India are top emerging markets for wind

Renewables Now

China, Chile and India are the top three emerging markets for wind companies, according to the Emerging Markets Attractiveness Index in a new report by A Word About Wind.

Mexico, which will soon hold a third auction for clean power, and Ethiopia rank fourth and fifth, respectively.

The attractiveness index of the top 20 markets is based on an analysis of …

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Starka utsikter för vindkraft

 Vindkraftcentrum.se

Det konstaterar Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) i en rapport som publicerades idag.

Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) släppte idag i Dehli Indien sin publikation Global Wind Report med den  årliga marknadsuppdateringen . Mer än 54 GW ren förnybar vindkraft installerades på den globala marknaden 2016, som nu omfattar mer än 90 länder, varav nio med mer än 10 000 MW …

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Eolico, boom della produzione mondiale nei prossimi anni: +65%

Azur Energia

I dati sono del Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). A trainare la crescita sarà la Cina, seguita da India e Brasile. Europa leader nell’offshore.

La capacità produttiva del settore eolico mondiale 
aumenterà del 65% fra il 2016 e il 2021, da 478 GW a più di 800. Lo rende noto l’annuale report di  Global Wind Energy Council …

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[기타]세계풍력에너지협회(GWEC), 중국 풍력에너지 시장 주도 전망

SBS CNBC

세계풍력에너지협회(GWEC)는 지난해 54기가와트(GW) 이상의 신규 풍력발전소단지가 건설됐으며 누적 생산능력은 12% 이상 증가한 486.8GW를 기록했다고 발표했다.

GWEC가 25일(현지시간) 발표한 연간 시장 업데이트 보고서에 따르면 올해 60GW 이상의 신규풍력 발전소단지가 건설될 예정이다. 이로써 2021년 말까지 누적 설치용량은 800GW 이상에 달할 것으로 예상된다. 

GWEC는 지난해 23GW를 설치한 중국이 모든 시장을 주도하면서 아시아가 풍력에너지 성장을 이끌 것이라고 말했다. GWEC는 2020년까지 아시아 …

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