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  • 30 Oct 2018 / calendar

    Development of Wind Energy in Colombia: Challenges and Opportunities

    Green growth in Colombia is becoming a major priority for the country as recent reports from the Ministry of Mines and Energy warn of the impact of El Nino on the economy, which has already decreased the country’s GDP by 0.2% in 2015. It is clear that policies need to be put in place for climate change adaptation. The Ministry …

  • 19 Oct 2018 / press-releases

    Shell Joins the Global Wind Energy Council as a board level member

    Beijing, 19 October 2018

    Shell joins GWEC as a board level member
    The move comes as Shell expands its wind business as part of the Shell New Energies Strategy
    Shell is participating in GWEC’s Offshore Taskforce

    Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council as a board level member.

    Ben Backwell, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council, says: “We are delighted to have Shell …

  • 08 Oct 2018 / spotlight

    Participate in a Global Gender and Renewable Energy survey

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), with support from GWNET and REN21, is undertaking a global Gender and Renewable Energy survey.

    The objective of the survey is to gather quantitative and qualitative insights on the current status of women’s participation in the renewable energy sector, existing challenges and potential solutions to improve gender diversity. The findings from the survey will contribute …

  • 05 Oct 2018 / news

    Floating wind: Industry leaders collaborate to demonstrate transformative ‘TetraSpar’ concept in Norway

    Essen, 5 October 2018 – innogy SE, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement today committing the partners to build a demonstration project using SOT’s ‘TetraSpar’ floating foundation concept. Its modular layout consists of a tubular steel main structure with a suspended keel. It is expected to offer important competitive advantages over existing floating wind concepts, with the …

  • 05 Oct 2018 / press-releases

    GWEC creates Taskforce to accelerate Global Offshore Wind deployment

    Asia, North America seen leading push for widespread adoption of Offshore Wind outside of Europe
    Wind energy pioneer Henrik Stiesdal to support initiative to accelerate Offshore Wind in global markets

    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.

    The Taskforce will …

  • 27 Sep 2018 / gwec-in-press

    GWEC creates taskforce to accelerate offshore wind deployment in new markets

    Offshore Wind Journal

    Wind energy pioneer Henrik Stiesdal is to support an initiative to accelerate offshore wind in global markets and new ones such as Asia and the US.

    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.

    The taskforce will be …