Category Archives: GWEC in press

Wind company paying first dividend since 2003 in industry rebound

FuelFix.com

Vestas Wind Systems A/S fell the most in almost four months after executives issued a cautious outlook for 2015, blunting the impact of a recovery in the wind energy industry that allowed its first dividend since 2003.

The Danish manufacturer expects sales of at least 6.5 billion euros ($7.4 billion) this year, less than the 6.9 billion euros it generated in …

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Worldwide wind power capacity reaches 51GW in 2014

CTBR

The worldwide wind power market added a record 51.5GW of new capacity in 2014, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

The new additions represented 44% year-on-year growth and brought wind’s cumulative installations to 369.55GW at the end of 2014.

The majority of the development came from China, where 23.35GW of new wind power was installed.

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Wind sector added 51,477 MW in 2014: GWEC

GreenTech Lead

In 2014, the global wind industry has set a new record on annual installations, according to the global wind market statistics release from Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

Figures reveal that the wind energy sector added a record 51,477MW globally in 2014.

This record-setting figure shows a 44 percent increase in the annual market, a solid sign of the recovery of …

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News: Global wind energy up 51.5GW in 2014

NEWS.nom.com

New figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council show that the global wind power industry grew by 44% in 2014, installing over 51 GW and, according to the Global Wind Energy Council, acting as a “solid sign of the recovery of the industry after a rough patch in the past few years.”

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Global wind power installations rose by 44 percent in 2014. China led again, but the U.S. improved

Daily Kos

The Global Wind Energy Council has released results of its survey of wind energy installed across the planet in 2014, and it’s impressive: 51.5 gigawatts for a worldwide total of 369 gigawatts. In 2013, global installations of wind totaled 35 GW.

In the United States, 4.9 GW were installed in 2014, a big step up from the 1.1 GW installed …

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Global wind adds record 51.5GW in 2014 – GWEC

Recharge

The global wind power market added a record 51.5GW of new capacity last year, said the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

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Global Wind Industry Grows 44% In 2014

CleanTechnica

New figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council show that the global wind industry grew by 44% in 2014, installing over 51 GW and, according to the Global Wind Energy Council, acting as a “solid sign of the recovery of the industry after a rough patch in the past few years.”

According to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), 51,4777 …

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GWEC says world’s wind capacity grew by 51.6 GW in 2014, 45% in China

SeeNews Renewables

The world installed 51,577 MW of wind power capacity in 2014, including 26,161 MW in Asia where China kept surpassing its own records, according to statistics by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

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‘We are, ultimately… still losing the war to save the planet’

Recharge News

Twenty Questions with the Global Wind Energy Council boss

What defining events from your earliest years have shaped your views? Growing up in the US in the 1960s: the two Kennedy and King assassinations; watching the Chicago ’68 events on TV; the moon launch in 1969; and of course the Watergate hearings in the summer of 1973.

When did you develop …

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Wind Energy Outlook 2015: Could Total Installed Wind Capacity Reach 2,000 GW by 2030?

Renewable Energy World

In the face of a four-year wind growth stagnation and an energy market that has seen oil fall to its lowest price in years, with robust policy to address climate change, wind power could supply close to 20 percent of global electricity demand by 2050.

Under an advanced policy scenario — the manifestation of the iron political …

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