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  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities

    In a bid to develop more offshore wind the Japanese Environment Ministry has selected three sites with combined capacity of 1.42GW. Iwate Prefecture and the town of Hirono were selected by the ministry to study community acceptance and environmental impact on the construction of a 200MW offshore wind farm. Also, the authorities in the city […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players. Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    India has taken another step forward in its effort to develop offshore wind projects off its coast as the FOWIND Consortium launched a report looking at grid integration issues for offshore wind in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 28 February 2013

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have launched a global photo competition – ‘Discover the stories behind wind energy’. Why? Because wind energy is more than a technology. It captures the imagination, inspires, fascinates and captivates. Many people have a wind energy story they can share through a […]

  • 2 February 2011

    Global wind power installations increased by 35.8 GW in 2010, according to figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council today. This brings total installed wind energy capacity up to 194.4 GW, a 22.5% increase on the 158.7 GW installed at the end of 2009. The new capacity added in 2010 represents investments worth EUR […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    MingYang has established a business and engineering centre in Hamburg, Germany, with an aim to introduce its latest offshore wind turbine products into the European market. The Chinese wind turbine manufacturer said that it was motivated by the growth of the offshore wind market in Europe, and that with its new centre it also wants […]

  • 4 March 2019

    By Mr. Giordano Toninelli – Area Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Introduction Wind energy business has an historical background in Europe due to the high number of wind farms installed in the Old Continent, but in recent times the focus of offshore wind investments is starting to shift from Europe to Asia. Wind energy business […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Grid Connection

    Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. has been selected as an intended outsource company for the “Next-Generation Offshore DC Power Transmission System Development Project” run by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). The development of the project will start this year and run for five years, with the goal of establishing fundamental technologies toward […]

  • 22 April 2015

    The German Wind Energy Association (BWE), the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the German Engineering Association (VDMA) and Schleswig-Holstein’s network agency Windcomm are once again working closely with HUSUM Wind. Important industry associations and clusters in the German and international wind industry, in addition to having their own stands, are organising various forums and excursions […]

  • 14 November 2012

    Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council released their bi-annual report on the future of the wind industry in Beijing. The fourth edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook shows that wind power could supply up to 12% of global electricity by 2020, creating 1.4 million new jobs and reducing CO2 emissions by more […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Technology

    Anti-wind power lobbyists have long contested claims by the wind industry that wind power is competitive with fossil fuels. But technological advances, making wind turbines bigger, smarter, and more competitive in all situations, mean the wind is fast being taken out of the naysayers’ sails. Both EWEA and GWEC, the Global Wind Energy Council, agree […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D

    2,219MW of installed offshore wind capacity was added worldwide in 2016, bringing the total to 14,384MW, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). 2016 brought a significant slowdown in momentum when compared to the record-breaking 2015 when 3,443MW of installed capacity was added, almost two thirds of which was commissioned in Germany. However, 2017 is […]

  • 27 January 2014
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and partners announced today the launch of a four year project to develop a roadmap for offshore wind development in India, with a focus on the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Supported by a € 4 million contribution through the European Union’s Indo-European Cooperation on Renewable Energy programme, […]

  • 5 April 2011

    The global wind market is expected to go on growing this year with more than 40GW (gigawatts) of new wind power capacity to be added,… (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal, April 05, 2011

  • 13 August 2012

    In a few weeks‘ time the international wind industry will be converging on Husum for the HUSUM WindEnergy 2012 Trade Fair. From 18th to 22nd September, 1200 exhibitors and 36,000 visi-tors from more than 90 countries will ensure that this North Frisian town becomes the central hub of the wind industry, and the trade fair […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2015

    On October 15, the 10th Wind Energy and Development Dialogue (Windenergie- und Entwicklungsdialogs; WEED) was held in Berlin. The anniversary event was opened by Ursula Borak, sub-division head at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), and by GWEC President Dr. Klaus Rave. The event counted more than 100 participants from ten partner countries and […]

  • 2 November 2017
    R&D

    The FOWIND Consortium has commissioned India’s first offshore LiDAR off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat, to measure the offshore wind resource. This marks India’s first systematic step towards measurement campaign, according to Balram Mehta, President of the Wind & Asset Management unit at ReNew Power.

  • 2 April 2019

    By Stefano Santoni – Product & Market Manager, Wind Energy & Heavy Duty Division – DAVI. According to the report of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global offshore wind market experienced a growth of 4.49GW of new capacity in 2018. The Global Wind Report acknowledges that nowadays there’s a total of 23GW of offshore […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A lot is happening on the offshore wind power front in Japan. In June Japan unveiled its first commercial floating turbine in Asia and the 2-megawatt turbine off the coast of Fukushima will start operation on 7 October. The first project phase, which included the setting of the Hitachi downwind-type turbine with a rotor diameter […]

  • 7 December 2017

    With Japan’s PREC Institute currently evaluating various approaches to preparing offshore wind Strategic Environmental Assessments, representatives from the institute and Japan’s Ministry of the Environment met with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on 4 December to discuss BOEM’s approach to offshore wind planning and environmental review.

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    WindEnergy Hamburg was opened on Monday evening by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Vice-Chancellor of Germany. This is the premiere for WindEnergy at the Hamburg Fair site. “Wind power has established itself worldwide, both as an economically viable industry and as a major element in energy policy,” said Sigmar Gabriel. […]

  • 24 June 2011

    Renewable technologies could supply the world with more energy than it would ever need and at a very competitive cost, avers Steve Sawyer… By Karel Smrcka (engineeringnews) [mappress] Source: engineeringnews, June 24, 2011;

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Union risks losing its leadership in wind energy without a clear policy vision for renewables towards 2030, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) said today in response to China overtaking the EU in installed wind capacity in 2015.   In 2015, China overtook the EU for total installed wind energy capacity, according to the statistics published […]