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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 7 April 2011

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and two Chinese energy associations have just released a new much higher total for wind power installed in China last year. GWEC, along with the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA) and the Chinese Renewable Energy Industry Association (CREIA), issued a press release on Wednesday saying that China added 18.9 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2010

    Steve Sawyer, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and a panel chair at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2011, Jan 17-20, in… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, November 08, 2010;