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Channel News Asia
The announcement followed months of negotiations between the two companies and it comes as demand for wind power surges with countries developing more renewable energy to comply with emissions cut targets.
Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa and German engineering giant Siemens said on Friday (Jun 17) they have agreed to combine their wind power businesses to create one …
The US wind industry has celebrated the 10th annual Global Wind Day this week by highlighting the 66% drop in the costs of wind-generated electricity.
According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), over the past six years the cost of wind-generated electricity in the US has dropped by 66%.
“From the corn fields of Iowa to the windswept plains of …
Steve Sawyer, Secretary General, GWEC, gives a global overview of wind power during 2015, a very positive year culminating in the Paris agreement in December. He predicts a steady growth in the industry over the next five years.
Wind Power Leads All New Power Generation
More than 150 nations gathered in New York, on Earth Day, to formally sign the …
Global wind employment grew by 5% during 2015 to reach 1.1 million, according to new figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council.
New figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) this week reveal that the record growth of the wind industry’s installed capacity was reflected by growth in the industry’s employment figures, which increased 5% during 2015, reaching …
Steve Sawyer has worked in the energy and environmental field since 1978, with a particular focus on climate change and renewable energy since 1988. He spent many years working for Greenpeace International, representing the organization primarily on energy and climate issues.
Steve joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as its first Secretary General …
WORLDWIDE: To mark Global Wind Day, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has highlighted the one million jobs in the global wind sector.
Data released in May by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said employment in wind grew 5% in 2015 and now stand at more than 1.1 million jobs.
Wind employment in the US increased by 21% to 88,000 …
The wind industry hailed record growth and more than a million people employed around the world as it marked Global Wind Day, the sector’s annual celebration of its achievements.
Worldwide industry body the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said a 5% growth in jobs last year to 1.1 million was a powerful symbol of the economic and social benefits …
The U.S. wind energy industry celebrated the 10th annual Global Wind Day Wednesday by highlighting a 66 percent drop in the cost of wind-generated electricity in just six years.
Washington, D.C., June 15, 2016 — The U.S. wind energy industry celebrated the 10th annual Global Wind Day Wednesday by highlighting a 66 percent drop in the cost of wind-generated …
North American Windpower
GWEC says global wind employment grew 5% last year and attributes the increase mainly to strong installation rates in China, the U.S. and Germany. In addition, the group says, new job creation is being driven by declining renewable energy technology costs and enabling policy frameworks.
Today, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is celebrating annual Global Wind Day and …
Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15th June. Global Wind Day a day for discovering wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economies and boost jobs and growth.
Today, wind energy is a mature and mainstream technology and one of the fastest growing industrial sectors in the …