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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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Tapping the offshore wind

The Hindu

The main benefit of going offshore is that wind conditions are known to be steadier and less seasonal and provide power close to load centres compared to onshore

For long, Tamil Nadu has not been able to tap the vast potential of wind energy a long coastline offers.

While onshore wind farms, mostly located in the Shencottah and Palakkad …

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General Electric (GE) Enters Large Wind Turbine Supply Agreement with China’s Huaneng Corp

StreetInsider.com

General Electric (NYSE: GE) announced it will supply one of the world’s largest power generation companies—China’s Huaneng Corporation—with 55 units of GE 2.75-120 brilliant wind turbines, to be installed at the Huaneng Dali Longquan wind project in the Yunnan province of China. The project will provide 151 megawatts of power, making it GE’s largest wind order in China to …

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America is No. 1 in wind power,’ Obama says

Tampa Bay Times

President Barack Obama devoted a portion of his State of the Union address to talking up America’s energy trends, including being a leader in our own energy production.

“We believed we could reduce our dependence on foreign oil and protect our planet,” he said. “And today, America is No. 1 in oil and gas. America is No. 1 in wind …

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