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  • 21 Jun 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Opinion: Offshore wind is making waves globally

    Energy Voice

    Driven by technological advancements and falling costs, the number of offshore wind projects is rapidly increasing – which is making an impact across the global renewables energy market. Luisina Berberian, associate director, Infrastructure Finance Ratings, S&P Global Ratings, considers the factors driving offshore wind projects, as well as the challenges they are yet to overcome.

    Global investment in offshore wind …

  • 19 Jun 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Global Wind Day 2017: Photo contest winners

    AWEA blog

    In celebration of Global Wind Day, the Global Wind Energy Council announced the winners of its photo contest earlier today. The winners took some seriously impressive shots.

    “A unique, first of its kind 73.2 MW wind farm on a small and uninhabited Greek island called Agios Georgios. Agios Georgios is the only onshore wind farm with offshore characteristics to be …

  • 19 Jun 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Global Wind Day 2017: Photo contest winners

    Reve

    In celebration of Global Wind Day, the Global Wind Energy Council announced the winners of its photo contest earlier today. The winners took some seriously impressive shots.

    Here are the photos that came out on top, along with a description of their subjects:

    “A unique, first of its kind 73.2 MW wind farm on a small and uninhabited Greek island called Agios …

  • 19 Jun 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Ramboll grabs order for 300-MW Chinese offshore wind farm

    Renewables Now

    Danish engineering consultancy Ramboll has won a contract to design the turbine foundations for a 300-MW offshore wind farm of Beijing-based State Power Investment Corp (SPIC).

    The deal was awarded by Huadong Engineering Corp, Ramboll said on Thursday. It includes a detailed design of the 75 mono-pile wind turbine foundations, as well as geotechnical studies, numerical modelling of waves, currents and …

  • 16 Jun 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Wind leads in new power generation in Europe and other countries

    Greentech Lead

    Wind power has become a major driver for a sustainable energy future, GWEC said. Wind power is already the least-cost option for new power capacity in rapidly increasing number of markets.

  • 16 Jun 2017 / gwec-in-press

    GWEC celebrates 500GW on Global Wind Day

    Windpower Monthly

    Leading trade bodies, led by the Global Wind Energy Council, have celebrated reaching 500GW installed capacity world wide, on Global Wind Day 2017.

    “Wind power has become the leading source of new power generation in Europe and in many countries around the world,” GWEC said in a joint statement with WindEurope.

    “In 2016 alone, $112.5 billion was invested in wind power …