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GWEC SG Steve Sawyer at the pre pre-event press conference in Hamburg today

Global Wind Summit: World’s Biggest Wind Industry Gathering

WindEnergy Hamburg To Welcome 1400 Exhibitors From Around 40 Countries

WindEurope Conference will host more than 500 expert speakers and presenters

Hamburg, 25 May 2018 – From 25 to 28 September the world´s largest wind industry event, the Global Wind Summit, will take place at the Hamburg Messe fair …

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Cost-competitiveness puts wind in front

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 – Global offshore wind market scores all time high – market up 95%

Today wind power is the most competitively priced technology in many if not most markets worldwide. The emergence of wind/solar hybrids, more sophisticated grid management and increasingly affordable storage begin to paint a picture of what a fully commercial fossil-free power sector will look like.

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Egypt licenses 1,420 MW of wind power generation

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Egypt has officially awarded electricity generation licences to four wind farms with a combined capacity of 1,420 MW, the Daily News Egypt reports.

The Egyptian electric utility and consumer protection regulatory agency (Egypt ERA) granted a 20-year power generation licence to the Gulf of Suez project, to be located in Ras Ghareb municipality, in Cairo’s Red Sea Governorate. The 250 …

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The Great Energy Transition Gathers Momentum

China slows a bit, but Europe and India take up the slack

Brussels, 14 February 2018. The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics today. 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 …

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FOWIND Publishes Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu

Offshore Wind Development in India

Facilitating India’s transition towards low carbon economy by development of offshore wind power

19 December 2017, New Delhi – The FOWIND consortium launched its new report today: “From Zero To Five GW: Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat and Tamil Nadu (2018-2032)“. This study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for the offshore wind sector in …

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Offshore Wind Development in India: FOWIND Commissions India’s First LiDAR for Offshore Wind Resource Assessments in Gujarat

Facilitating India’s transition towards low carbon economy by development of offshore wind power

02 November 2017, New Delhi – The FOWIND Consortium is pleased to announce the successful commissioning of India’s first offshore LiDAR, off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat.

The data from this offshore LiDAR will support India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s efforts towards exploring the …

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FOWIND Launches New Report on Grid Integration for Offshore Wind Farm Development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu

Facilitating India’s transition towards low carbon economy by development of offshore wind power

NEW DELHI, 23 October – The FOWIND Consortium launched a new report today: “Grid Integration Study for Offshore Wind Farm Development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu”. This DNV-GL led study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for the offshore wind sector in India by the GWEC led …

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REN21 is looking for a new Executive Secretary

Christine Lins, REN21’s Executive Secretary since July 2011, is stepping down from her current position. REN21 is therefore seeking an outstanding, experienced individual to head its Secretariat.  The post is based in Paris/France and involves a good deal of international travel. Interested candidates are invited to consult the vacancy notice. Application deadline is 17 November, 2017.

 

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German WindEnergy Association presents business opportunities in Argentina

Berlin.  At this year’s HusumWind the German WindEnergy Association (BWE) presented barriers, business models and recommendations for wind energy development in Argentina. The business breakfast was opened by BWE-president Hermann Albers, Argentine General Consul Fernando Brun and RE-Network Schleswig-Holstein’s managing director, Sascha Wiesner.

In collaboration with eclareon and the Argentine RE-association (CADER) the project analysed framework conditions and barriers as …

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Wind companies working to restore operations to 100% after earthquake in Mexico

From the first hours after the earthquake wind energy companies have been helping with cleaning and recovery as well as with the loan of machinery to remove debris.

The wind companies affiliated to the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE) with operations in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec are working to restore normal operations.

Wind farms in the region, in coordination with the federal, …

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