Category Archives: GWEC in press

Is There an Upside in Wind Energy Stocks?

U.S. News & World Report

Don Quixote would be proud. Humans have been harvesting wind power for centuries, but the growing desire for renewable energy means we’re building wind farms on an unprecedented scale, giving the knight-errant more wind mills than he could ever tilt at.

The last decade has seen $128 billion in new wind project investment in the U.S., with …

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Analysis: Mixed signals from Mexican auction

Windpower Monthly

Mexico’s first ever power auction packed many surprises for the wind industry, both positive and negative.

The 15-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) — finalised 30 March but yet to be signed and sealed — will be with state utility Comision Federal de Energia (CFE) for power to be delivered from 2018.

The auction organised by Mexico’s energy secretariat Sener highlighted renewables’ …

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Obama goes to Argentina with RE on the mind

Recharge

It’s more than symbolic that Argentina is the next stop for US President Barrack Obama following Cuba.

Not only because it shows support for a newly elected, pro-market president whose predecessor was accused of having turned the country into “a Cuba”, but also because Obama’s agenda at the time of a new dawn in Argentina firmly includes renewables and climate change.

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This is the best opportunity we are ever likely to have in Argentina

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With a new renewables law approved last year and the inauguration of pro-market Mauricio Macri as president in January, Argentina and its two terawatt hour-plus wind potential are firmly in the sights of the global industry.

By the end of the year, the country plans to hold its first renewables auction since 2006 (most of the projects contracted then have yet …

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‘Argentina has the world’s best wind resources’

Buenos Aires Herald

Global Wind Energy Council head Steve Sawyer anticipates investments in renewables

The fact that Argentina has one of the best resources for renewable energy in the world isn’t something new for investors, who have kept an eye on the country for a long time to carry out solar and wind projects. Nevertheless, investments have been long delayed and the …

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Global wind installations hit 61.8GW in 2015: IHS

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The world added a record 61.8GW of new wind capacity across 52 countries in 2015, according to IHS, whose installation figure is a bit lower than previous calculations by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

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Argentina Completing Law to Boost Consumption of Clean Energy

Bloomberg Business

Argentina is poised to approve the final details of a new law designed to give a boost to renewable energy as President Mauricio Macri steps up his efforts to fight climate change.

The law will impose fines on large users of electricity that don’t get at least 8 percent of their power from renewable sources, starting in 2018, according to …

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Norway’s Announces $1.2 Billion Offshore Wind Project

Triple Pundit

Wind energy is getting big – really big. What started as small-scale wind farms scattered across the world have now become billion-dollar investments, showing the staggering potential of clean energy.

The latest news comes from Norway, which just announced a 1 billion euro (US$1.2 billion) wind project that would be one of the largest in the world. According to Climate …

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Inversores de energía eólica mostraron gran interés por el mercado de Argentina

Energia Estrategica

La Cámara Argentina de Energías Renovables (CADER) recibió a las empresas y asociaciones nucleadas en Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) que llegaron está semana a nuestro país a los efectos de interiorizarse sobre las condiciones del mercado local, en un evento desarrollado en el Hotel Panamericano del que participaron 140 personas, entre asociados e invitados especiales, además autoridades nacionales …

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Argentina atrae más inversión solar, eólica y biomasa

Energía Limpia XXI

Existe mucha expectativa en el gobierno de Argentina con loas inversiones provenientes de Estados Unidos. El país del norte tiene interés en las renovables y Argentina necesita fortalecer la inversion en este importante sector.

Autoridades del gobierno Argentino han informado que empresarios de Estados Unidos tienen interés específico en energía solar y eólica.  Un reporte de Energía Limpia XXI …

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