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  • spotlight - 10 Sep 2014

    EWEA calls on new Commissioner-designates to take the reins on Europe’s energy future

    The European Wind Energy Association welcomes the announcement of Alenka Bratusek as Vice President- and Commissioner-designate for Energy Union and Miguel Arias Canete as the European Commissioner-designate for Energy and Climate Action.

    This team will be responsible for implementing the European Commission President-elect’s vision of an energy union in Europe and establishing the region as a global powerhouse for renewable energy.

    EWEA …

  • spotlight - 08 Sep 2014

    GWEC Chairman Dr Klaus Rave’s invitation to WindEnergy Hamburg

    Welcome to Hamburg, the Free and Hanseatic City, the traditional harbour city, the new hub for the renewables business, and home of some of the major players in the wind industry. From 23 to 26 September, Hamburg will be your gateway to the world of wind energy during its new international wind energy fair – WindEnergy Hamburg – which may prove …

  • spotlight - 08 Sep 2014

    GWEC welcomes the French Wind Energy Association on board

    GWEC is pleased to welcome the French Wind Energy Association (FEE) as a new member of its influential circle of members promoting wind energy around the globe. The French Wind Energy Association, founded in 1996, currently has more than 180 members which cover 90% of the installed wind capacity in France. FEE represents the entire supply chain, and its mission …

  • news - 08 Sep 2014

    New analysis shows state jobs and investment at risk from cutting the Renewable Energy Target

    New South Wales and Queensland are the states with the most to lose if the Federal Government adopts the recommendations to slash the Renewable Energy Target (RET) put forward by Dick Warburton, according to new analysis released by the Clean Energy Council today. The Clean Energy Council briefing paper shows that investment in large-scale renewable energy such as solar …

  • gwec-in-press - 02 Sep 2014

    Brazil Windpower 2014: operations and maintenance are key focus as installations reach 5GW

    Windpower Monthly

    The issues now for wind power in Brazil are enviable, said Steve Sawyer, secretary general of the Global Wind Energy Council. With over 140 wind projects due to start this year, the supply chain is under pressure to deliver, there will be pushback from incumbent generation suppliers who see their share being taken away, and with hydro sources in …

  • gwec-in-press - 01 Sep 2014

    European wind leadership at risk

    Recharge News

    Europe has been the technology and market leader in the wind industry for more than 30 years.

    Enlightened leadership in Denmark, Germany, Spain and at European level, bolstered by strong public support for action on climate change and local economic development, has ensured that the continent with arguably the fewest wind resources has led the world.

    Strong local markets supported technology …