Category Archives: GWEC in press

Global wind capacity expected to more than 50% in five years

Energy Digital

The world’s total wind capacity is anticipated to rise by more than 50% in the next five years, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

The GWEC’s annual report suggests that wind capacity could reach 840GW by 2022, up by 56% from the recorded 539GW at the end of 2017.

In 2017, an additional 52.2GW of wind capacity was added …

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Global wind capacity to rise by more than half in next five years

Reuters

LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) – Global wind energy capacity could increase by more than half over the next five years, as costs continue to fall and the market returns to growth at the end of this decade, a report by the Global Wind Energy Council shows.

In its annual report on the status of the global wind industry, the GWEC said …

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The wind industry added more than 52 gigawatts of power in 2017, and China led the way

CNBC

The wind industry added over 52 gigawatts (GW) of wind power last year, according to a report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

While that figure represents a decrease compared to 2016, when 54.6 GW was installed, the GWEC said it expected the annual market to return to growth in 2019 and 2020.

China maintained its position as a wind energy …

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Wind back to growth from 2019: GWEC

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Ever-increasing competitiveness and emergence of important new markets to help drive wind past 60GW of annual installations, says report

Annual wind power additions will flatline in 2018 but see “dramatic growth” from next year, buoyed by ever more competitive power prices and the emergence of major new markets, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

At 52.9GW, this year’s global …

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GWEC: Offshore Wind Spreading Like Wildfire

OffshoreWIND.biz

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.

More than 52GW of wind power was added in 2017, bringing total installations to 539GW globally. With new records set in Europe, India and in the offshore sector, annual …

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GWEC expects ‘growth spurt’ from 2019

Windpower Monthly

WORLDWIDE: Global wind installations are set to break the 60GW barrier once more from 2019, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) predicts.

In its Global Wind Report 2018, GWEC says new capacity in 2018 will remain at a similar level to the 52.5GW installed in 2017.

This is due to the “policy gap” left by the transition to auctions in India, …

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Global wind body sees South African market returning to ‘full health’ in 2018

Engineering News

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) expects the South African wind market to return to “full health” in the coming year, following more than two years of uncertainty.

The council’s latest Global Wind Report, which deals with market developments for 2017, notes that the South African renewable energy sector has been through “challenging times”, owing to a long-running dispute with …

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Global wind market to return to rapid growth after flat 2018 – GWEC

Renewables Now

April 25 (Renewables Now) – The global wind market is not expected to experience any significant expansion between 2017 and 2018 but will return to “dramatic” growth in 2019, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said today as it released its annual market update.

According to GWEC, wind will cross the 60-GW annual deployments mark in 2020 and grow further …

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Global wind capacity to rise by more than half in next five years

Arab News

Global wind energy capacity could increase by more than half over the next five years, as costs continue to fall and the market returns to growth at the end of this decade, a report by the Global Wind Energy Council shows.

In its annual report on the status of the global wind industry, the GWEC said cumulative wind energy capacity …

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Global wind energy capacity to rise by more than half in next five years

Energyworld

Wind power has become more competitive over the past few years, with a move from government subsidies to auctions which has brought costs down further.

Global wind energy capacity could increase by more than half over the next five years, as costs continue to fall and the market returns to growth at the end of this decade, a report by the Global Wind Energy …

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