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  • 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.

  • 26 February 2019
    R&D

    The global offshore wind market has grown by 0.5% as 4.49GW of new capacity was installed in 2018, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) reported. According to the latest Global Wind Report, there is now 23GW of offshore wind capacity installed, which represents a 20% boost compared to the end of 2017. The main contributor was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2016

    With Global Wind Day being celebrated today (15 June), it is only appropriate to bring out the statistics from IRENA’s “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2016” report, which shows that wind energy saw an employment increase of 5% in 2015 and that there are now 1.1 million people working in the sector. Renewable energy in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The European wind power industry’s contribution to EU economic growth will increase almost threefold over the decade by 2020. More than half a million people will be working for the wind power industry in Europe by 2020. The sector has been proven to be a powerful motor against economic slowdown in Europe. This will be […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Norwegian companies take to Beijing for the most influential event on wind power in China this October. With more than 600 exhibitors and an expected 40 000 domestic and international visitors to the exhibition, the stage is set for what has become Asia’s largest wind power event. Covering a total exhibiting space of 120 000 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Environment

    Ørsted and Equinor are spearheading a new Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition established to represent the offshore wind sector in the global dialogue on climate action. The Action Coalition also includes CWind, Global Marine Group, JERA, MHI Vestas, Mainstream Renewable Power, Shell, Siemens Gamesa, TenneT, and The Crown Estate. The goal of the coalition is […]

  • 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).

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2011

      The international trade association Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) extended its partnership with HUSUM WindEnergy for two more trade fairs up to 2014. The aim of this collaboration is to strengthen HUSUM WindEnergy in its position as the leading trade fair for the wind industry at international level. On 10 September 2011, the contract […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Market for Wind Power” report to their offering. With countries around the world trying to cut down on their dependence on fossil fuels, renewable energy sources are finding a market worldwide. Be it solar power or wind power, the last couple of years has witnessed […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2011

    The London Array Consortium today marked the Global Wind Day to announce progress on the 630 MW first phase of London Array, the offshore wind farm that is under construction in the outer Thames Estuary. Global Wind Day on 15 June gives the industry a chance to showcase the virtues of wind to a public […]

  • 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.