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  • 4 March 2015

     Netherlands has joined the World Energy Council as its newest member country. Jeroen van Hoof, Chair of the World Energy Council’s Dutch member committee, commented: “Given the challenges that energy companies face nowadays in respect of the transition to a more mixed fuel supply, lower energy prices and the current turmoil on their business models, […]

  • 11 December 2014

    The U.S. National Hydropower Association (NHA) and the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC) have come together to form the Marine Energy Council, offering a new home for the marine energy community at NHA. NHA will now provide a unified voice as the national trade association for the full spectrum of water power technologies.  “Our two industries have […]

  • 2 April 2015

    The World Energy Council (WEC) has welcomed DNV GL as the newest member of its Global Partner programme. DNV GL delivers testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Its expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use, […]

  • 26 October 2018

    Dutch energy major Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as a board level member.

  • 15 July 2015

    Carnegie Wave Energy (CWE) was presented with the Clean Energy Council Innovation Award for its CETO technology. The winners of the Clean Energy Council Industry Awards were announced on July 15 at the Australian Clean Energy Summit Gala Dinner in Sydney, Australia. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said innovative new renewable energy projects continued […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has called on the best in the business when it comes to innovation and community engagement to nominate for the Clean Energy Council Awards, to be presented at the Australian Clean Energy Summit in Sydney in July. The awards recognise those companies that have demonstrated excellence over the last 12 months, with […]

  • 1 August 2018

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has become a member of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade body representing the global wind industry, whose board of directors MHI Vestas representatives will soon join.

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) has officially launched, calling for the goal of having at least 8GW of offshore wind in Scottish waters by 2030. The council, launched on 29 October, said it aims to lead and support the industry, boost the local content of projects and increase jobs in line with the UK Offshore […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has established the Virginia Energy Council, which will assist in the development and implementation of a cohesive, comprehensive, and aggressive energy strategy for Virginia and deliver recommendations for the Virginia Energy Plan. The Plan will be submitted to the General Assembly on October 1, 2014.   Secretary of Commerce and Trade […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Eddie O’Connor, the founder and CEO of Mainstream Renewable Power, has been appointed as the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) new Global Ambassador. In his new role, O’Connor will work with GWEC to ensure that the wind sector’s voice is heard, and that more and more countries understand the benefits that the industry can bring […]

  • 31 May 2011

    Global Wind Energy Council’s secretary-general Steve Sawyer expressed his disappointment in Japan’s decision to focus only on increasing… (ecoseed) [mappress] Source: ecoseed, May 31, 2011

  • 10 July 2015

    Australian wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has been selected as a finalist in the Clean Energy Council’s (CEC) Industry Awards. Carnegie was selected as a finalist in the Innovation category by the CEC, and was highlighted as a pioneer of the Australian wave energy industry for its Perth Wave Energy Project. The […]

  • 28 September 2010

    Chiefs on the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have predicted that wind power will surpass 400GW of capacity by 2014.Additionally, the… By Helen Young (recycle) [mappress] Source: recycle, September 28, 2010;

  • 5 January 2011

    Within the solar energy industry, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) is looked to as a leading source of information on… By Adam Sewall (getsolar) [mappress] Source: getsolar, January 05, 2011

  • 29 December 2010

    China is now the world’s largest wind power market, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. In the very near future, China will also… By Andrew Krulewitz (greentechmedia) [mappress] Source: greentechmedia, December 29, 2010

  • 15 April 2011

    According to a recently released report by the Global Wind Energy Council, India’s wind energy capacity could increase by five times its… By Mridul Chadha (cleantechnica) [mappress] Source: cleantechnica, April 15, 2011;

  • 8 November 2010

    Steve Sawyer, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and a panel chair at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2011, Jan 17-20, in… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, November 08, 2010;

  • 29 September 2010
    Business & Finance

      EWEA 2012 will feature an extensive exhibition plus a conference covering every key aspect of the wind market – from technical and theoretical to policy and practice. The call for abstracts and registration will be opened in mid-2011. Book your exhibition space before 8 October 2010 at early bird rates! Contact Sanna Heinonen to […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Companies in the offshore wind industry have written a letter to the 10 energy ministers of the North Sea region ahead of the informal energy council next week in Luxembourg. The letter, sent last night, calls for enhanced regional cooperation. North Seas Offshore Grid and Europe’s Energy Union Dear Energy Minister, The Informal Energy Council […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Confirmation today that the Australian Federal Government will remove the legislated reviews of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) should clear the way for a deal to be done and return much-needed investment confidence to the Australian renewable energy sector, the Clean Energy Council said. Namely, the Federal Government and Labor have agreed to cut the […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Global Wind Day is a day for discovering the power of wind energy and the possibilities it holds to change our world. Hundreds of thousands of people are involved in the production of energy from the wind, but for many people, wind energy is a mystery. Global Wind Day is the day when you can meet […]

  • 17 March 2011

    “When we talk about the electricity sector, not the total energy consumption, but electricity, than I think by 2050 we’ll have 100% renewables in Europe. I think that is perfectly doable,” said EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard today at the EWEA 2011 Annual Event. She was speaking at a press conference held straight after […]

  • 11 October 2013

    Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) will be exhibiting at China Wind Power in Beijing next week. They have an interesting programme lined up for what is the industry’s biggest global event of the year, starting next Wednesday 16th October. Wind development in China with the latest topics will be discussed with key players of the […]

  • 13 February 2015

    A Swedish renewable energy software company, Breeze, in cooperation with Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), has created The Evolution of Wind Power – an interactive map showing the cumulative installed wind power capacity per country, continent and the world as a whole between 1981-2014. China accounted for the largest growth in terms of number of MW last year […]

  • 18 July 2016

    Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the new Ministerial line-up at Parliament House today, with Josh Frydenberg now heading the expanded Environment and Energy portfolio. The new portfolio combines all the key energy policy areas, Turnbull said. These include energy security and domestic energy markets for which he has been previously responsible, in the current portfolio, renewable energy targets, […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The energy potential of the North Sea is to play a crucial role in the energy transition facing North-West Europe and can create between EUR 100 billion and EUR 200 billion in value by 2050, according to a report by the World Energy Council Netherlands (WEC).