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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today launched the “Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study” report for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India. The study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the FOWIND consortium, GWEC said. The key […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The offshore wind industry will need 77,000 GWO-trained on-site workers to deliver forecast installations in six key emerging markets for offshore wind between 2020-2024, a new report has found. Published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Global Wind Organisation (GWO), Powering the Future: Global Offshore Wind Workforce Outlook 2020-2024 provides a qualitative analysis […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Despite the ongoing financial crisis, emerging wind energy markets in Europe are expected to significantly increase installed wind power capacity by 2020, a panel session at the EWEA 2012 Annual Event in Copenhagen heard on Thursday. Peter Brun, of Vestas, told people attending the session — Emerging European Markets: Resilient In The Crisis? — that […]

  • 28 September 2010
    Authorities

    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;

  • 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 […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The GWEC-led FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind In India) consortium has published the feasibility reports for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 17 April 2012
    R&D

    The global wind industry will install more than 46 GW of new wind energy capacity in 2012, according to a five-year industry forecast published today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) at the EWEA 2012 Conference at Bella Center in Copenhagen. By the end of 2016, total global wind power capacity will be just […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Installed wind power capacity continued to grow around the world last year despite the ongoing financial uncertainty with Europe remaining the number one regional leader, according to a new report. Europe’s installed wind capacity increased by 10,281 MW to 96,616 MW by the end of 2011, the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) annual statistics show. […]

  • 4 February 2018

    Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

  • 18 January 2017
    R&D

    India’s offshore wind development will kick off in Gujarat, as the first LiDAR that will monitor wind conditions at sea is expected to be installed by the end of this month off the coast of the country’s westernmost state.

  • 29 June 2011

    Global wind power is forecast to more than double from 194.4GW at the end of 2010 to 450GW by 2015 according to a five-year industry forecast by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) – thanks to a growing trend toward offshore wind, primarily in the North Sea. The report highlighted the strong global investment in […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2012
    R&D

    Wind energy could soon supply 5 GW annually to fight chronic power shortages in the country, according to the India Wind Energy Outlook, prepared by WISE, IWTMA and GWEC. Officially released at the opening of Wind Power India 2012 by the Hon. Minister of New and Renewable energy Farooq Abdullah, the report examines the state […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2013

    The Poul La Cour prize for outstanding contribution to wind energy has been awarded this year to Professor Arthouros Zervos. The award was presented to Professor Zervos by Klaus Rave, Vice President of EWEA. Speaking at the presentation of the award at the conference dinner of the EWEA 2013 Annual Event in Vienna, CEO of […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    China (excluding Taiwan) was the world’s largest wind energy market in 2009, more than doubling its wind farm capacity from 12.2 GW in 2008…   [mappress] Source: evwind, April 26, 2010;

  • 20 March 2015
    Technology

    India’s Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) has launched a tender for the supply of Light Detection And Ranging Instruments (LiDARs) for sites off the coast of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The tender is run under FOWIND project which aims to facilitate offshore wind power development in India and in turn contribute […]

  • 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 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Powered by 30,500 MW of new installations in China, the global wind power industry installed 63,013 MW in 2015, representing annual market growth of 22%, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).  Germany led a stronger than expected performance in Europe with a record 6 GW of new installations, including 2.3 GW offshore. Total […]

  • 10 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Japan is speeding up with the development of its floating offshore wind projects, in an aim to move away from nuclear power and shift to renewables. Recently, a floating wind turbine of 2MW capacity started generating power near Nagasaki prefecture.  In Fukushima prefecture, a group of 11 companies, headed by Marubeni Corporation have installed a […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Training & Education

    More and more wind turbines are being installed worldwide. At the same time, the industry is investing a lot of money and energy in the further development of turbines, rotors and components, to optimise production costs and electricity yield. So this dynamic industry offers a lot of interesting job and career opportunities, and is seeking experts worldwide. Altogether […]