GWEC events …

… organised for the industry, by the industry

Below is an overview of events organised or supported by the Global Wind Energy Council in partnership with our national and regional member associations.

GWEC members receive up to 37% discounts on a booth and delegate passes at most of these events. Find out how your company can benefit from these great discounts by emailing us today.



AWEA’s Windpower 2016

New Orleans, USA

23/05/2016 - 26/05/2016

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WINDPOWER is the annual conference and exhibition for the U.S. wind industry hosted by the American Wind Energy Association(AWEA). It’s the nexus of wind energy professionals who converge to generate actionable ideas for expanding the wind energy economy through technology and collaboration.



Brazil Windpower 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

30/08/2016 - 01/09/2016

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The largest wind power conference and exhibition in Latin America!

Brazil is ranked 10th globally in terms of installed wind capacity.  During 2015, it installed 2.75 GW – a record for Brazil – bringing the total to 8.72 GW, which accounts for 6.3% of the Brazilian energy matrix.

More than R$ 16 billion have been invested, 41,000 jobs created, more than 5 …


WindEurope/WindEnergy Hamburg 2016


27/09/2016 - 30/09/2016

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WindEurope is teaming up with Hamburg Messe to host its annual conference alongside WindEnergy Hamburg in 2016.

The combination of WindEurope’s leading industry conference in conjunction with the world’s top wind energy expo will create a one-stop shop for businesses, policymakers and the scientific community.

The event will take place on 27-30 September 2016 in a major hub for the international wind …


China Wind Power 2016


19/10/2016 - 21/10/2016

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The 10th edition of China Wind Power will take place in Beijing, China from 19-21 October 2016.

China Wind Power is the official wind industry event organised annually by GWEC, Chinese Renewable Energy Agency (CREIA) and Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA).

Further information will be available soon…

China Wind Power … an event organised by the industry, for the industry


Windaba 2016 (South Africa)

Cape Town, South Africa

02/11/2016 - 04/11/2016

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The 6th edition of the Windaba conference and exhibition, organised annually by GWEC and SAWEA, will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 2-4 November 2016.

The expanded and accelerated renewable energy investment programme (REIPPP) underway in South Africa has stimulated investment and created a thriving market for wind energy. There are currently 294 wind turbines installed with …


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