Category Archives: GWEC in press

Low costs will see global wind capacity nearly double in next five years

Vastuullisuusuutiset.fi

Global wind power installations will nearly double in the next five years as prices continue to fall and countries develop renewable energy to comply with emissions reduction targets, according to research published in Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) flagship publication.

GWEC’s Global Wind Report highlights that worldwide annual installations reached 63 GW in 2015, representing a 22% increase in a record-breaking …

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Global wind capacity to nearly double in next five years: GWEC

Eco-Business

Global wind energy capacity will nearly double in the next five years, largely led by further market growth in China, but also as a stronger industry emerges in the United States, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said on Tuesday.

In its annual report on the status of the global wind industry, GWEC said cumulative wind energy capacity was 433 gigawatts …

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Mapped: How China dominates the global wind energy market

Carbon Brief

China now dominates the global wind energy market, building half the capacity added last year and hosting a third of the cumulative world total.

Carbon Brief has mapped data from the Global Wind Energy Council’s annual status report to illustrate how the wind energy market is changing.

There are a few stand-out features in the map and the underlying data. For …

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GWEC Global Wind Report Heralds Wind As Leading All New Power Generation

Clean Technica

The Global Wind Energy Council published its flagship report today, heralding wind as the leading new power generation technology.

Published Tuesday, the Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update is the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) flagship publication. The new report highlights the numerous records set across the global wind energy industry, and positions wind as “leading the transformation of the global …

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Global wind capacity to nearly double in next five years: GWEC

The Economic Times

Global wind energy capacity will nearly double in the next five years, largely led by further market growth in China, but also as a stronger industry emerges in the United States, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said on Tuesday.

In its annual report on the status of the global wind industry, GWEC said cumulative wind energy capacity was …

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Wind Wind power to double in the next 5 years, China to lead: GWEC

Greentechlead.com

Wind power installations will nearly double in the next five years, led by China, says a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

Globally cumulative wind capacity is expected to rise from nearly 433 GW in 2015 to approximately 792 GW in 2020.

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Wind energy increasing share of world electrical production

The Globe and Mail

Wind-power projects around the world accounted for almost half of the new electrical generating capacity installed in 2015, as the cost of turbines fell and pressure mounted to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

After last year’s building spree, wind power now makes up about 4 per cent of the global supply and could represent almost one-third …

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Global wind capacity to nearly double in next five years: GWEC

Reuters Global wind energy capacity will nearly double in the next five years, largely led by further market growth in China, but also as a stronger industry emerges in the United States, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said on Tuesday. In its annual report on the status of the global wind industry, GWEC said cumulative wind energy capacity was …

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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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