Category Archives: GWEC Newsletters

Industry discusses new market rules at GWEC Argentina seminar

Government officials and leading participants in Argentina’s fast-growing wind power sector discussed new market rules and sector development at a seminar organised by GWEC at the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange on 1 September.

The event was opened by Argentina’s Energy and Mining Minister Juan José Aranguren who told the 150 participants that energy security and halting climate …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

Latest from the wind sector in Norway

Norwegian Energy Partners has entered into an agreement with Mr. Lars Engelmann to act as an advisor on the offshore wind industry in Germany. Mr. Engelmann, formerly Head of maritime operations and logistics at Vattenfall, will advise partners of Norwegian Energy Partners on opportunities in the German offshore wind market. Norwegian supply industry is expected to enable further …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

Doing Business In … South Africa webcast (12 October, 3pm CEST)

Join Brenda Martin, CEO of SAWEA (South African Wind Association), and Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of Global Wind Energy Council, for our ‘Doing Business In … South Africa’ webcast on Thursday 12 October at 15h CEST.

To date, over 6 000 MW of renewable power has been procured from 112 independent power producers through 7 competitive bid rounds in South Africa. …

Posted on by Carolyn Gill | Posted in GWEC Newsletters, webinars |

Wind power in India now at 32 GW and marching towards 75 GW

India celebrated Global Wind Day on 15 June – 500 GW is installed worldwide and India ranks fourth in the world after China, USA and Germany, with 32 GW as of March 2017.

We salute the Government of India to fix a target of 75 GW of wind power by 2022 and this is achievable given the technology and manufacturing capability …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

China Wind Power 2017 – Call for abstracts extended till 31st July

The world’s largest wind power conference and exhibition will, once again, take place in Beijing, China from 17- 19 October with over 600 exhibitors and 33,000 visitors expected.
‘Innovation and Globalization’ will be the center theme, with an International Forum enabling open discussion from international market leaders as to how Chinese wind market players …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

Global Wind Day 2017

We marked the ninth edition of Global Wind Day by celebrating the fact that wind power has now crossed the 500GW landmark. We also talked about the need to tackle the overcapacity of polluting and inefficient fossil power plants, and how shutting down these old plants, as well as reducing CO2 emissions and air …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

GWEC Corporate Membership

As most of us are either already on holiday or about to head off to forget about work for a while, one thing will be on our minds as we return to the office – getting the most out of our budgets and meeting targets in order to optimize growth and profit. As the wind power …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

Workshop in Mongolia – 5 May 2017

The 8th Mongolian National Renewable Energy Forum on 5 May was held under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Mongolia, organized by the Mongolian Wind Energy Association (MWEA) and the Mongolian Renewables Industries Association. GWEC was a co-organizer of the event, along with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). The forum attracted more than 600 …

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Canada to celebrate Global Wind Day with Power of Wind contest!

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) will be launching its annual Power of Wind contest on Global Wind day.

The contest, which runs from June to August, includes multiple awards valued at up to $1,000. Winning submissions will be featured in CanWEA’s 2018 Friends of Wind calendar and will be announced at CanWEA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition …

Posted on by Lasma Livzeniece | Posted in GWEC Newsletters |

Windergy India

The mood was upbeat at the Windergy India conference and exhibition from 25-27 April in Delhi, co-organised by GWEC and the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA). The outlook for the short and medium term prospects for wind power in India was downright exuberant, with talk of ‘a turning point’, the ‘cusp of a …

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