Category Archives: News

Webinar: Doing Business in Mexico

24 November 2014, 3pm GMT – Register now!

GWEC, in partnership with Renewable Energy World, is organising a webinar on Doing Business in Mexico on 24 November at 3pm GMT.

The Mexican wind industry now faces the challenge of its consolidation and growth, opening up opportunities in generation, manufacturing and procurement, becoming the largest supplier of clean energy in …

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New job opportunity: Manager of Renewable Energy Assessment Production

Vaisala – Bengaluru Area, India

This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the production of Vaisala’s renewable energy assessment products in India. If you are passionate and knowledgeable about renewable energy, have management experience, and want to work in a team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you.  Apply today!

For more information: https://intlcareers-vaisala.icims.com/jobs/2119/manager-of-renewable-energy-assessment-production/job?hub=7.

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Health Canada’s new study on Wind Turbine and Noise

Noise and infrasound disturbance linked to wind turbines continue to get media coverage in an increasing number of markets and is used widely as an argument against wind power by anti-wind groups to amplify negative messaging. Health Canada released a summary of a new study at the beginning of November which concludes that there is no evidence of a causal …

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Wind farms will generate over € 500 million revenue for local economic development

Delegates on day one of the South African Wind Energy Association heard that wind energy is now set to make a contribution of more than ZAR 7 Billion to communities and socio-economic development over the next 20 years in South Africa. With five wind farms in full operation, 22 large-scale wind farms currently under construction and another 700 MW expected …

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Wind Energy Outlook: 2000 gigawatts by 2030

Nearly 20 % of global power from wind

BEIJING, 21 October 2014. The Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International released the 2014 edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook in Beijing today. The report shows that wind power could reach 2,000 GW by 2030, and supply up to 17-19% of global electricity, creating over 2 million new jobs and reducing …

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MEDIA INVITE: Global Wind Energy Outlook 2014 Release

Press conference

Tuesday 21 October, 10:00-11:00, Xi’An meeting room

Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center, Beijing, China

Wind energy has firmly established itself as a mainstream technology and is now the cheapest power option to add new capacity to the grid in an increasing number of markets. Wind power plays a key …

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The community owned HN Windpark

“Not only is it good for our planet, it also gives boost to green growth locally, adds substantial income to many and gives both municipalities a steady flow of tax income for years to come..”

 

Nine turbines, an investment worth €37 million shared by 174 local owners: this is the HN Windpark. The H stands for Hörup, a small …

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Wind Energy Capital Hamburg: Premiere of the Leading International Expo WindEnergy Exceeds Expectations

HAMBURG, Germany, September 26, 2014 

(HMG) 26 September 2014. Visitors and exhibitors agree about the highly successful premiere of WindEnergy Hamburg which came to a close on Friday after four exhibition days.

The importance of the fair location was emphasised by Olaf Scholz, Mayor of Hamburg, who noted that “the Metropolitan Region of Hamburg is not …

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AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions To Climate Change at UN Summit

Island nations poised to suffer early and greater climate impacts convene renowned experts and scientists to define real-world, near-term solutions at United Nations Climate Summit

NEW YORK—A new real-world, near-term solution action plan commissioned by the Republic of Nauru, Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and written by 30 leading climate and energy experts from around …

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Sigmar Gabriel praises “amazing development” of the industry at WindEnergy Hamburg

WindEnergy Hamburg was opened on Monday evening by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Vice-Chancellor of Germany. This is the premiere for WindEnergy at the Hamburg Fair site. “Wind power has established itself worldwide, both as an economically viable industry and as a major element in energy policy,” said Sigmar Gabriel. “That is a great success …

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