Category Archives: GWEC in press

Mexico’s auctions face risk from speculators: GWEC’s Sawyer

Recharge News

While largely successful to date, Mexico’s clean-energy auctions need a pre-qualification system to weed out speculative bidders, says GWEC secretary-general Steve Sawyer

Mexico should move to discourage speculators in its clean-energy auctions by embracing a pre-qualification system similar to those in place in Brazil and South Africa, says Steve Sawyer, secretary-general at the Global Wind Energy Council.

Mexico’s first three clean-energy …

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Brasil é o 8º do mundo em capacidade de usinas eólicas

Com pouco mais de 2 gigawatts em novas usinas eólicas colocadas em operação no ano passado, o Brasil apareceu como o sexto maior em expansão anual da capacidade em todo o globo, à frente da França, com 1,7 gigawatt, segundo lista do Conselho Global de Energia Eólica (GWEC, na sigla em …

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Brasil avança nos números do mercado de energia eólica no mundo

Ambiente Energia

O Conselho Global de Energia Eólica (GWEC, na sigla em inglês) divulgou nesta semana suas estatísticas do mercado anual do setor.

Em 2017, o mundo instalou um total de 52,57 gigawatts (GW) de potência à produção mundial, totalizando 539,58 GW de capacidade instalada global.

Líder mundial em instalações, a China adicionou quase 20 GW em projetos eólicos a sua matriz energética. Na sequência aparecem …

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A handful of major markets drive growth

Windpower monthly

WORLDWIDE: Only a few years ago, wind’s success was spreading into new regions across the world.

But while 2017 saw a healthy level of new installations, most of this was in just five countries and driven by pending changes to procurement mechanisms.

New installations topped the 50GW mark for the third year running in 2017.

According to the Global Wind Energy Council …

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Global Wind Power Capacity Grows by 52.6 GW

Renewable Energy World

The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics last week in Brussels. The 2017 market remained above 50 GW, with Europe, India and the offshore sector having record years. Chinese installations were down slightly—‘only’ 19.5 GW—but the rest of the world made up for most of that. Total installations in 2017 were 52,573 MW, bringing the global total to 539,581 …

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Floaters, drones and power-kites soon the offshore wind ‘norm’: Catapult

Recharge news

The rapid advance of Britain’s offshore wind industry will lead to an “explosion of innovation” in the coming decades, with floating arrays the go-to design by 2030 and multi-rotored turbines and kite-shaped high-altitude concepts taking up prominent places in the European seascape, all serviced by drones and underwater-robots, according to new predictions from UK government-industry body the Offshore Renewable …

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En 2017, la eólica creció en la región el 16%, y prácticamente alcanza los 22 GW instalados totales

Energias Renovables America

El Consejo Global de la Energía Eólica (GWEC, según sus siglas en inglés) ha publicado el informe mundial estadístico del sector correspondiente al año pasado, en donde se revela que en América Latina -es decir los países comprendido desde México hacia el sur- durante 2017 se han instalado 3.057 MW, para alcanzar un total de 21.896 MW de …

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Brasil ocupa oitavo lugar no ranking mundial de produção de energia eólica

Estado de Minas

De vento em popa. Este é o ritmo do crescimento da energia eólica no Brasil. Os investimentos no setor começaram por volta de 2005 e, menos de 10 anos após o primeiro leilão da energia dos ventos no país (realizado em 2009), o Brasil atingiu na semana passada a potência instalada 13 gigawatts (GW), quase a mesma da …

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Le secteur éolien est porté par des vents favorables

Le Monde del’Energie

L’association européenne WindEurope et le Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) ont en effet publié courant février des bilans statistiques qui dressent un état des lieux du secteur éolien au niveau européen et mondial.

Les chiffres contenus dans ces deux études montrent que l’énergie éolienne terrestre et en mer sont désormais des composantes essentielles du mix énergétique mondial. L’énergie du vent est …

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Bigger Turbines, Better Economics, More Digitization on Deck for 2018 Wind Power Market

Renewable Energy World

By almost all estimates, 2018 should mark continued steady rise of onshore wind in mature markets coupled with a strong progression in emerging markets as wind energy cements its position as a mainstream energy technology.

After passing a major milestone in June 2017, of 500 GW of wind capacity installed, the most recent Global Wind Energy Council’s …

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