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  • gwec-in-press - 15 Dec 2014

    Wind, solar can help cut emissions, fossil subsidies must end – GWEC

    SeeNews Renewables

    Wind and solar power are the “ideal choice” for achieving early greenhouse gas emissions reductions, but decision-makers first need to set aggressive emission reduction goals and put an end to the subsidising of fossil fuels.

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said so at the Lima Climate Change Conference and also pointed to the need for an effective price on …

  • gwec-in-press - 12 Dec 2014

    Wind energy saves carbon emission – No. 2

    Sun & Wind

    Until 2030, wind and solar power will already reduce carbon dioxide emission by 3.8 billion tons per year. With a supporting policy and market framework, a lot more would be possible.

    As Steve Sawyer, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) put it: “We have the technology to solve a big part of the climate problem. What we …

  • spotlight - 11 Dec 2014

    Price up carbon and make solid pledges on renewables in early 2015, says wind industry

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players.

    Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, India and Mexico have …

  • gwec-in-press - 11 Dec 2014

    Phase out fossil fuel subsidies to combat climate change: GWEC

    Greentech Lead

    At the Lima Climate Change Conference today, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) recommended phasing out of fossil fuel subsidies and aggressive emission reduction targets as key policy changes to facilitate energy revolution.

    Governments should also implement an effective price on CO2 emissions and ensure the functioning of electricity markets that accurately value wind and solar, as well as clean air …

  • news - 10 Dec 2014

    Wind and solar: The Energy Revolution is Happening Now

    At least 3.8 billion tons of CO2 emissions reductions per year by 2030

    LIMA, 10 December 2014. There is a global revolution underway in the electricity sector, led by wind and solar. The two technologies are transforming the way we produce and consume energy, which is good news for the climate:  wind and solar will prevent the emission of …

  • gwec-in-press - 10 Dec 2014

    Welspun nails finance for 126MW Rajasthan wind farm

    Recharge

    Indian developer Welspun Renewables Energy has closed financing for its 126MW Pratapgarh wind project in Rajasthan, western India.

    The debt component of $10m has been secured through long-term funding from a consortium of leading financial institutions, according to the developer.”The financial closure of the Pratapgarh project has boosted our confidence,” Vineet Mittal, vice chairman of Welspun said.