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GWEC: Global Installed Wind Power Capacity Will (Almost) Double in Five Years

Renewable Energy World

Even though the major wind markets of the past few years have slowed, overall global growth of wind energy will remain solid for the foreseeable future.

New Hampshire, USA – Led by Asia and other developing regions, the global wind market will grow at an annual cumulative capacity rate of more than 10 percent over the next five years, according …

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Asia’s dominance to roll on: GWEC

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Asia will remain utterly central to the global wind industry’s growth story for the foreseeable future, accounting for at least 40% of global installations in each year through 2018, according to the Global Wind Energy Council.

As US installations plunged to just 1.1GW last year – falling behind Canada for the first time on an annual basis – Asia’s contribution to …

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GWEC Expects 47 GW of Wind Capacity to Be Installed in 2014

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The Global Wind Energy Council launched its Global Wind Report – Annual Market Update (pdf) today, updating the status of the global industry, along with market projections for the years 2014-2018.

GWEC expects installations of at least 47 GW in 2014, a dramatic increase over 2013 levels. The market will be led by China, but with strong recovery in the …

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GWEC sees 47GW added in 2014

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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today declared the industry “back on track” with at least 47GW of additions expected this year – and “steady if unspectacular growth” to double the worldwide installed base to about 600GW by the end of 2018.

GWEC’s Global Wind Report, Annual Market Update says the expected 2014 installation figure marks a welcome upswing from the …

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Global Wind Market Rebounds in 2014

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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its Global Wind Report – Annual Market Update today, updating the status of the global industry, along with market projections for the years 2014-2018.

GWEC expects installations of at least 47 GW in 2014, a dramatic increase over 2013 levels. The market will be led by China, but with strong recovery in the US …

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Global Wind Power Market Poised To Rebound This Year, Install At Least 47 GW

North American WindPower

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) says it expects new global wind installations to reach at least 47 GW this year, a dramatic increase over 2013 levels. According to a new report from the group, China will lead the market, but there will also be a strong recovery in the U.S. sector, record installations in Canada and Brazil, …

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GWEC: Brasil deve liderar performance do mercado eólico na América Latina

Jornal da Energia

O Conselho Global de Energia Eólica (GWEC) divulgou o relatório Global Wind Report – Annual Market Update, atualizando o status da indústria global, juntamente com as projeções do mercado para os anos 2014-2018. Nesse período, o Brasil deverá ter um crescimento exponencial nos próximos dois anos, liderando a performance da América Latina, e passando a integrar, muito em …

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Conservative plan to cap onshore wind farms will lead to higher energy bills

Green WiseA Conservative party plan to limit the number of onshore wind farms would drive up household energy bills, according to the UK’s most eminent engineers.Replacing a single banned onshore turbine with offshore wind power, which is more expensive, would cost £300,000 a year more in subsidies, with the extra cost being added to bills, the Royal Academy of Engineering …

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Understanding small wind energy systems

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Small wind turbines present an opportunity for fossil-fuel dependent Pacific Island nations to reduce their import bill, transition to a low carbon economy and supply off-grid energy to remote rural areas.

According to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global cumulative installed wind power capacity at the end of 2013 was 318,137 MW and of …

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Wind Industry, Even With Energy Storage Costs, Is Sustainable

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Today’s wind industry, even with the necessary batteries and other grid-scale storage, is energetically sustainable, Stanford scientists say.

The worldwide demand for solar and wind power continues to skyrocket. According to the latest market statistics released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the cumulative global wind energy capacity in 2013 reached a total of 318,137 MW, an increase of …

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