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news - 29 Nov 2013
According to the latest figures from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment[i], New Zealand ranks sixth worst for emissions increases since 1990 among countries who have signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
NZ’s biggest percentage increase in emissions came from electricity generation, which are up 88.3 per cent since 1990.
“The perception in New Zealand and internationally is …
spotlight - 28 Nov 2013
GWEC offers a dynamic international working environment and the opportunity to meet and work with highly experienced people in the renewable energy sector.
GWEC currently has two vacancies : a) Project Manager and b) Project Finance Officer to ensure the smooth running of the GWEC Indo-European Offshore Wind Project.
This project will look to facilitate India’s transition towards low carbon development by supporting the …
gwec-in-press - 28 Nov 2013
Steve Sawyer, secretary general of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), said the coal conference suggested governments were more interested in protecting the interests of the fossil fuel markets than seeking to slash fossil fuel subsidies that are still six times higher than those enjoyed by the renewable energy industry.
With many businesses increasingly losing confidence in the United Nations …
spotlight - 25 Nov 2013
Unique business innovation to bring affordable electricity to energy-poor, wind-rich rural communities
“Many of the world’s most underserved citizens rely primarily on diesel generators for what power they have, which is expensive and polluting. Wind for Prosperity uses Vestas’ unique weather data processing capabilities to identify energy-poor but wind-rich areas where Vestas’ wind hybrid solutions can power social and …
gwec-in-press - 21 Nov 2013
The Daily Fusion (http://www.dailyfusion.net), a leading publication on science and technology in energy, has become the official media partner for Mexico WindPower 2014, the third edition of Mexico’s largest international exhibition and congress.
gwec-in-press - 19 Nov 2013
Climate Change COP19
COP 18 at Doha resulted in a package of decisions, referred to as the amendments to the Kyoto Protocol to establish its second commitment period, At the same time, a number of important issues requiring further consideration were referred back to the Convention’s two subsidiary bodies (SBI and SBSTA).
Read full article here
To read the Climate Change COP19 …
10 Dec -10 Dec 2013
CanWEA Connections Networking Event – Halifax
11 Dec - 12 Dec 2013
OWIB 2013 – The Offshore Wind International B2B event
21 Jan - 22 Jan 2014
Wind Power Romania & Eastern Markets 2014
GWEC at EWEA Offshore in Frankfurt: Business leaders debate the future of offshore wind
- Villagers turn to wind to cut energy bills
Villagers in UK decided to fight rising electricity bills by building their own wind turbine.
The residents of one English village decided to put their own money into such a scheme to cut their bills, liberate themselves from the big power companies – and generate a decent 8pc return on their investment.
Read full story on www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/household-bills/10481954/Desperate-villagers-turn-to-wind-to-cut-energy-bills.html?goback=%2Egde_5054981_member_5812195749466763267#%21
Desperate villagers turn to wind to cut energy bills - Telegraph
Sick of paying too much for power, locals banded together to generate their own
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