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Wind power now at 32GW and marching towards 75GW and beyond – Global Wind Day in India

June 15th is celebrated as “Global Wind Day” – 500 GW is installed worldwide and India ranks fourth in the World after China, USA, Germany with 32 GW as of March 2017

We salute the Government of India to fix a target of 75 GW of Wind Power by 2022 and this is achievable given the technology and manufacturing capability by …

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Wind Power leading the charge to drive out fossils

-Wind power has crossed the 500GW milestone – Global Wind Day 2017

 15 June, Brussels. Today we celebrate Global Wind Day. With over 500GW installed worldwide, wind power has become the leading source of new power generation in Europe and in many countries around the world. In 2016 alone $112.5 billion were invested in wind power globally, and the industry now …

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GLOBAL WIND DAY CELEBRATES INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENTS AND BENEFITS COMMUNITIES

South Africa joins countries across the globe to celebrate Global Wind Day 2017.  This worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June, is a day for re-considering wind, and the power it holds to reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economy and boost jobs and growth.

In more than 80 countries worldwide, wind farms generate clean and renewable power, and South …

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Strong Outlook for Wind Power

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800GW by 2021 says GWEC

 

25 April Delhi – The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its flagship publication Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update today. More than 54 GW of clean renewable wind power was installed across the global market in 2016, which now comprises more than 90 countries, including 9 with more than 10,000 MW installed, and 29 …

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Wind Power Chalks Up More Strong Numbers

The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics today: the 2016 market was more than 54 GW, bringing total global installed capacity to nearly 487 GW. Led by China, the US, Germany, and India; and with surprisingly strong showings from France, Turkey and the Netherlands, the global market was nonetheless less than 2015’s record total.

“Wind power continues …

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Wind in power: 2016 European statistics

Europe installed 12.5 GW of gross additional wind capacity in 2016. This was 3% less than the new installations in 2015. With a total installed capacity of 153.7 GW, wind energy now overtakes coal as the second largest form of power generation capacity in Europe.

2016 annual figures

12.5 GW of new wind power capacity was installed and grid-connected in the EU during …

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After good expansion, there are now challenging times ahead

Onshore wind energy: Analysis of the German market in 2016 and outlook for 2017
 
After good expansion, there are now challenging times ahead
 
Further high onshore expansion figures for the fourth year running have underlined the continued excellent performance of the German wind industry. The German wind industry grew by about 4,625 megawatts (4,259 MW net), thus …

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Offshore Wind Power in Germany: Expansion Figures for 2016

Offshore wind power: Expansion forges steadily ahead federal government inhibiting further momentum

New offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 818 megawatts went online in 2016. The industry views this expansion as positive and expects that, combined with optimised turbine technology and operating concepts, this will also lead to cost reduction in the forthcoming tendering processes in Germany. This momentum …

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Andrew Garrad to retire from DNV GL

Dr Andrew Garrad, the co-founder of Garrad Hassan, has announced he will retire from DNV GL on 23 December 2016.

ARNHEM, the Netherlands – 14 December 2016 – Following the merger between DNV and GL Garrad Hassan two years ago, Andrew ceased to play an active operational role in the company, but remained associated with DNV GL, as advisor, as Chairman …

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Next International Renewable Energy Conference MEXIREC to be held in Mexico City

11-13 September 2017. The Government of Mexico announced today that it has teamed up with REN21 – the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century – to organise the next International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) in Mexico from 11-13 September 2017, within the framework of the Strategic Dialogues on the Future of Energy.

Dedicated exclusively to the renewable energy sector, …

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