LATEST NEWS continued

  • 16 Feb 2017 / gwec-in-press

    How Did Wind Energy Perform Globally In 2016?

    North American Windpower

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its annual market statistics for 2016, when total global installed wind capacity reached nearly 487 GW.

    Led by China, the U.S., Germany and India – with surprisingly strong showings from France, Turkey and the Netherlands – the global market was nonetheless less than 2015’s record total, says GWEC.

    “Wind power continues to …

  • 16 Feb 2017 / gwec-in-press

    New Interactive Tool Shows “The Evolution Of Wind Power” Around The World

    Clean Technica

    A new interactive web tool created between the Global Wind Energy Council and renewable energy software company Greenbyte allows users to witness “The Evolution of Wind Power” between 1981 and today.

    The Evolution of Wind Power was created based on data provided by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) tracing the evolution and growth of the world’s wind energy fleet, …

  • 16 Feb 2017 / gwec-in-press

    Wind Outlook 2017: A Solid Year Despite Pockets of Global Unrest

    Renewable Energy World

    With more than 1 million people employed in wind, the sector will grow in key markets around the globe.

    When discussing the outlook for the 2017 wind market, it’s very clear that the wind industry has arrived. Yes, problems remain in many markets across the globe but the fact that wind exists in many markets across the globe means …

  • 14 Feb 2017 / gwec-in-press

    China Remains Global Wind Energy Leader, Expands Lead Over US


    China installed a total of 23 gigawatts of wind energy in 2016, nearly half the total 54 gigawatts that was brought online around the world, and continues to expand its lead over its nearest competitors, the United States and Germany.

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its annual statistics report for the global wind energy industry this week, revealing that …

  • 14 Feb 2017 / gwec-in-press

    China and US lead way with wind power installations, says global energy report

    Last year saw 54.6 gigawatts (GW) of wind capacity installed across the planet, with global installed capacity now standing at almost 487 GW, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

    China installed 23.3 GW of new capacity, a 42.7 percent share of the market. A distant second to China in terms of new capacity was the U.S., where 8.2 GW …

  • 14 Feb 2017 / calendar

    Webcast: Doing Business In … India (14 March 2017)

    Tuesday, 14 March, 10:30 CET

    10:30 Brussels | 04:30 Washington D.C. | 17:30 Beijing | 15:00 Delhi

    Join Mr DV Giri, Secretary General of Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association,  and Steve Sawyer, GWEC Secretary General, for our ‘Doing Business In … India’ webcast to be held on 14 March at 10h30 CET.

    Wind is not just another business in India. …