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  • 18 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Wind power could reach 2,110 GW by 2030, supply up to 20% of global electricity and attract annual investment of about EUR 200 billion, if the governments across the globe turn out to be serious about meeting the targets set out in the Paris Agreement, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said in its biennial Global Wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2014

    The Met Office has announced the launch of its renewable energy services in Germany. Increasing uptake of its renewables offerings in targeted European countries is a key growth objective for the Met Office, which continues to increase its market share in the UK. The German market is set to see a dramatic shift towards offshore […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2014

    On 29 October 2014 the Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance Conference (OWIM) in Amsterdam will be the place to meet the international offshore wind community. The fifth OWIM Conference addresses the multiple challenges associated with solid future industry growth. This year’s conference theme – In search of solid foundations – hints at the cautiousness players in the wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Authorities

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today expressed its disappointment with the Ontario government’s decision to pause offshore wind energy developments. “Ontario is proving itself a leader in driving a new clean energy future that delivers emission-free power and new jobs for our skilled trade workers,” said CanWEA president Robert Hornung. “This is an unfortunate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has been working with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) tariff department for months to determine the feed-in tariff for offshore wind, and the discussions between the two agencies are nearly finalised.  It is said that inter-tidal projects will enjoy a tariff of RMB 0.85 (USD 0.14) per kilowatt hour while the nearshore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Dr. Robert Habeck, Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister for Energy Transition, stated clearly at the beginning of the Offshore Conference OBMC, “We want offshore wind farms for Schleswig-Holstein. The wind blows steadily offshore, so they are an important component of the energy transition. And they offer good opportunities for our ports and economy.” In the panel discussion which […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Suzlon, Bharat Light and Power Pvt Ltd, and another company called Greenshore Energy, have shown interest in putting up large-scale wind farms in the seas near Tamil Nadu, it is reliably learnt. Sources in the Tamil Nadu Government have told Business Line that the Government has received four applications from these three companies. These companies […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Technology

    An independent jury has nominated HOCHTIEF Solutions, Kenersys Europe and SkyWind for the international Windalliance Technology Award. The award ceremony will take place at the leading international trade fair HUSUM WindEnergy on 19 September in Husum. In addition to the innovative character of the products and solutions submitted, the selection criteria of the four-person jury […]

  • 1 June 2012

    With just over two weeks to go until Global Wind Day (GWD), interest in celebrating the power of wind on or about 15 June is growing in the three nations of North America. In Boston, the 381-year-old capital of Massachusetts, free scheduled GWD events in the city include educational sessions, movie screenings and political actions […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2015

    The FOWIND Consortium has released pre-feasibility reports (PFRs) for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The reports identify key offshore areas where detailed wind resource assessment should take place off the coasts of the two states. “This is a key first step in identifying sites for offshore wind development, and we are pleased […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]