Category Archives: GWEC in press

Paris Agreement Set To Boost Wind Turbine Sales, According To Moody’s

Clean Technica

The Paris Agreement, which was agreed upon at COP21 in Paris in December, is set to boost wind turbine manufacturer sales, according to a new report from Moody’s.

According to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service, the Paris Agreement, which was agreed upon at the 21st session of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties …

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India poised to tender for 1GW of wind power, says official

Recharge

Indian wind developer Mytrah has welcomed plans by the Indian government to launch the country’s first competitive wind-power tenders as “a very positive move”.

Bob Smith, head of international business at Mytrah – one of the most ambitious players in the Indian market, with 826MW in operation and a 3GW pipeline – told Recharge a move to auctions could …

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Global Wind Energy Insight: Do They Mean It This Time?

Renewable Energy World

For at least the last 40 years, since the oil shocks in the 1970s, dealing with fossil fuel subsidies has been on the international agenda. There have been various pronouncements of intention during that time from the G7, G8, G20 and other ‘G’ bodies, although nothing much has happened; except that the numbers of billions of dollars spent …

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NY offshore wind bid could be ‘game-changing’

JOC.com

New York state plans a potentially “game-changing” bid on a federal lease to develop an Atlantic Ocean wind farm that could generate sizeable demand for heavy-lift and other project shipments.

The state hopes to reduce the cost of developing the offshore wind farm, which officials see as a way to help achieve their goal of of generating half …

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Changing renewable energy perspectives with the Global Wind Energy Council

GineersNow

WITH ITS MISSION TO ESTABLISH wind power supply in different countries, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is working with different international policy makers and companies to open new markets for wind energy. GWEC and its members represent1500 companies and organizations coming from 80 countries and has worked with local partners to organize exhibitions all over the world.

There’s no doubt that GWEC has …

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Iowa Will Soon Run on 40% Wind Energy

SustainableBusiness.com

 In April, Warren Buffet’s MidAmerican Energy utility made a big announcement:

It will build the largest wind project in the US in Iowa (if approved by the state). The 2 gigawatt (GW) Wind XI will have 1000 turbines and could be producing electricity by 2018.

The utility’s goal is to provide 100% renewable energy to Iowa customers and this $3.6 billion …

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Two Brothers on a Mission to Make Wind Energy Cheaper

The Quint

Brothers, Arun and Anoop George, are busy inspecting their proud creation; a small wind turbine priced at an affordable cost of around $750 USD (Rs 50,000 approximately). Measuring the size of a ceiling fan and priced a little more than the latest Apple iPhone, this wind turbine can generate three to five kilowatt hours of electricity daily – enough …

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Renewable energy smashes global records in 2015, report shows

The Guardian

An upsurge in new wind, solar and hydro plants and capacity saw renewable energy smash global records last year, according to a report on new supply.

Some 147 Gigawatts of renewable electricity came online in 2015 – the largest annual increase ever and as much as Africa’s entire power generating capacity.

Clean energy investment increased to $286bn (£198bn), with solar energy …

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Wind Power Leads All New Power Generation

WindTech International

2015 was a stellar year for the wind industry and for the energy revolution, culminating with the landmark Paris Agreement in December. In an all too rare triumph of multilateralism, 186 governments have finally agreed on where we need to get to in order to protect the climate for future generations. Now the question is whether or not they’re …

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GWEC names Vestas executive Dyrholm as its new chairman

Recharge

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has appointed Vestas vice president and global head of marketing and public affairs, Morten Dyrholm, as its new chairman. 

“As chairman I will focus on strengthening the role of GWEC in new and emerging markets and help sustain the positive momentum surrounding GWEC after the adoption of the new market-making strategy, and the many new …

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