Category Archives: GWEC in press

Wind Energy Sector Employs 1.1 Million People Worldwide

Offshorewind.biz

With Global Wind Day being celebrated today (15 June), it is only appropriate to bring out the statistics from IRENA’s “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2016” report, which shows that wind energy saw an employment increase of 5% in 2015 and that there are now 1.1 million people working in the sector.

Renewable energy in general has also recorded a 5% …

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Happy Global Wind Day!

CleanEnergy Footprints

Every year, June 15th marks Global Wind Day. Founded in 2009, WindEurope and the Global Wind Energy Council host events all around the world to promote wind power.

In the European Union, wind power provides just over 11% of all electricity. Here in the United States, about 5% of our electricity is generated from wind power, but that number is …

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Suzlon Commemorates Global Wind Day In India

BW BUSINESSWORLD

Suzlon releases a short animated video that captures the history of wind energy, from powering sailboats in 3000 BC to powering homes with modern-day wind turbines

On the occasion of Global Wind Day, Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solutions providers, is organising a thematic campaign on its Facebook page. The objective of this is to commemorate …

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Wind Industry Celebrates One Million Jobs

Energetica India

Record wind industry growth was reflected in a 5% increase in employment in the sector, which now employs 1.1 million1 people. On Global Wind Day, GWEC highlights the socio-economic benefits generated by the global wind industry, in addition to supplying clean power. Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June: a day for discovering …

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Wind Energy Sector Employs 1.1 Million People Worldwide

OffshoreWIND.biz

With Global Wind Day being celebrated today (15 June), it is only appropriate to bring out the statistics from IRENA’s “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2016” report, which shows that wind energy saw an employment increase of 5% in 2015 and that there are now 1.1 million people working in the sector.

Renewable energy in general has also recorded a 5% increase …

Posted on by Lauha Fried | Posted in GWEC in press |

Local schools celebrate global wind day

News24

TWELVE local community schools are putting their weight behind Global Wind Day, in an effort to teach learners more about Renewable Energy, and in particular how energy is harvested from the abundant wind in this province.

These schools form part of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm’s Foundation Phase Reading Coach Support Programme, an initiative that has been developed in partnership with …

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Global Wind Day in Eastern Cape

The Green Business Guide

Local schools celebrate Global Wind day in Eastern Cape. Twelve local community schools are putting their weight behind Global Wind Day, in an effort to teach learners more about Renewable Energy, and in particular how energy is harvested from the abundant wind in this province. These schools form part of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm’s …

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Global wind energy employment grew 5% last year to reach 1.1M

REVE

Record wind industry growth was reflected in a 5% increase in employment in the sector, which now employs 1.1 million1 people. Today, on Global Wind Day, GWEC highlights the socio-economic benefits generated by the global wind industry, in addition to supplying clean power. Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June: a day for discovering …

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On Global Wind Day, industry tops 1 million jobs

Proudgreenbuilding.com

The wind industry was propelled by record growth last year, reflected in a 5 percent increase in employment in the sector, which now employs 1.1 million people.

With June 15 representing Global Wind Day, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is highlights the socio-economic benefits generated by the global wind industry, in addition to supplying clean power, according to a press release. Global Wind …

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Wind Energy Investment Increases Worldwide

The Pew Charitable Trusts

On Global Wind Day, a look at how this renewable resource is transforming the international electric grid, particularly in developing nations.

The global embrace of wind power shows no sign of slowing. Global Wind Day, on June 15, celebrates how wind can help modernize the way countries produce electricity and spurs conversations about how the rapid growth and …

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