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  • 3 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed new Feed-in Tariff (FIT) rates as part of the country’s plan for an extension of the FIT scheme for wind energy projects entering operation from November 2021 to December 2023. The new FIT proposal is reducing tariffs for intertidal/nearshore projects by 13.6 per cent and by 17.4 […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on joint activities to support offshore wind development in Taiwan. The organisations will focus on developing opportunities and areas for cooperation through joint advocacy initiatives and other activities. GWEC and ECCT said they shared […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind capacity will surge to over 234 GW by 2030, led by exponential growth in the Asia-Pacific region and continued strong growth in Europe, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). More than 205 GW of new offshore wind capacity will be added globally by 2030, including at […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched the Floating Offshore Wind Task Force with the aim to accelerate the growth of the sector. The first actions will be to define the priority markets for offshore wind, and engage with relevant local associations, policymakers and NGOs in the fishing, marine mammals and ports sectors through […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The global offshore wind industry installed a record 6.1GW of new capacity in 2019, bringing the total capacity to 29GW, according to the latest report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The 6.1GW of new capacity in 2019 represents a 35.5% increase compared to the previous year, which saw 4.5GW installed. Europe remained the […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have launched a joint Offshore Wind Task Force in Japan. The task force will address key bottlenecks to the growth of Japan’s offshore wind industry such as providing input to streamline the regulatory process for project development and building a local supply […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The global offshore wind sector has the potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030, according to a new report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The Global Offshore Wind Report includes a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario which does not incorporate further technical development or opportunities and an upside scenario which captures the additional market potential. […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    40GW of new offshore wind capacity will be installed over the next five years, according to the latest edition of the Global Wind Report issued by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Overall, offshore wind would represent 15% of total installations each year, GWEC said. GWEC expects increasing offshore installations first in Asia and then in North […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets. This follows the World Bank Group’s launch of a new programme to fast-track the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries, supported by funding from the government […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects to avoid the costly lessons made by other markets that pursued a similar approach. GWEC has released new data with supporting examples from the French and German offshore markets that […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects.

  • 26 September 2018

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has created a new Offshore Wind Taskforce to accelerate the development of offshore wind technology in non-European markets such as Asia and North America.

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has appointed Ben Backwell as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update, showing a maturing industry successfully competing in the marketplace, even against heavily subsidized traditional power generation technologies.

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    First wind turbines could be installed offshore India by as early as 2020, however, several pre-conditions must be met for this to be achieved, Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said.

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Cumulative installed wind power capacity will top 800GW by the end of 2021, with offshore wind establishing a firmer foothold outside Europe in the next several years, according to a report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2015
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its flagship publication the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update yesterday in Istanbul. The report details wind power’s remarkable growth in 2014, as well as updating GWEC’s rolling 5 year market projections, which show continued growth for the rest of the decade. Led by China and Brazil in the first […]

  • 24 February 2015
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment Outlook report, in which it sets out recommendations for the development of the offshore wind industry in India.  The report was developed as a part of the FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind in India) project launched by the GWEC-led consortium in December 2013. 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 […]

  • 10 February 2015

    After a slowdown in 2013, the wind industry set a new record for annual installations in 2014. Globally, 51,477 MW of new wind generating capacity was added in 2014 according to the global wind market statistics released today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The record-setting figure represents a 44% increase in the annual […]

  • 21 October 2014
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International have released the 2014 edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook in Beijing. 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 CO2 emissions by more than […]

  • 10 April 2014
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its Global Wind Report – Annual Market Update today, updating the status of the global industry, along with market projections for the years 2014-2018. GWEC expects installations of at least 47 GW in 2014, a dramatic increase over 2013 levels. The market will be led by China, but […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Global wind power capacity has reached a total of 318,137 MW, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) informed in its market statistics released today.  Even though this marks an increase of nearly 200,000 MW in the past five years, the annual market dropped by almost 10 GW to 35,467 MW. According to GWEC, this is a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its Annual Market Update today, with a comprehensive snapshot of the global wind industry at the end of 2012, along with a 5-year forecast out to 2017. Although policy uncertainty in the main OECD markets is a cause for concern, strong markets in China, India and Brazil, as […]