Global Wind Day 15 June


Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. It is a day for discovering wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to change our world.

It is also a day for discovery of the work that has already begun by pioneers around the Global WInd Day 2012world. In more than 80 countries around the world, wind farms are in operation, generating energy from a clean and renewable source.

Thousands of individuals are involved in the production of energy from the wind, but for many people, wind energy is a mystery. Global Wind Day is the day when you can visit wind farms, meet experts, attend events and find out everything you want to know about wind energy.

Global Wind Day is a coordinated action between Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), WindEurope and the national associations to introduce the general public to wind energy through a series of activities. In the run-up to 15 June, hundreds of public events will be held all over the world from family outings and wind farm visits to seminars with experts and leading industry figures.

Global Wind Day 2017

Global Photo Competition

The competition has now been closed. Winners for all categories will be announced on Global Wind Day, 15 June. 

Submit your photo and win 1000 EUR!

In the run up to Global Wind Day 2017, GWEC and WindEurope have launched a Global Photo Competition 'Capture the power of wind'.

Photos can be submitted under three categories:

Category 1: Wind and Nature

The first prize winner will receive € 1,000.

Category 2: Wind Works

The first prize winner will receive € 1,000.

Category 3: Wind at Sea

The first prize winner will receive € 1,000.

The winning photographs will be displayed on the WindEurope and GWEC websites and across all social media channels.


For details on how to enter, please view terms and conditions here.

Deadline for submissions is Sunday 21 May 2017.



Are you hosting a Global Wind Day event?

Get visibility for your wind event by listing it on the official Global Wind Day event listing! Submit your event details here.


GWD events happening around the world

"AIOLOS 2017 " FIVE-A-SIDE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT 15/06/2017 Athens, Greece HWEA [email protected]
Press conference 08/06/2017 Athens, Greece HWEA [email protected]
Global Wind Day activities 15/04-15/06 Greece HWEA [email protected]
The Wind - Creative Arts & Writing 15/05/2017 Jeffreys Bay , South Africa Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm [email protected]
Conference "Wind jobs and new national energy strategy" 15/05/2017 Rome, Italy ANEV [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Orth/Donau 19/05/2017 Orth an der Donau, Austria IMWIND & Wien Energie [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Nikitsch 09/06/2017 Nikitsch, Austria Kelag & Energie Burgenland [email protected]
Munderfing 10/06/2017 Munderfing, Austria TSV Mattighofen EWS & Gemeinde Munderfing & Tschernobyl-Hilfe & Energie AG & Österreichische Bundesforste [email protected]
Inauguration of the windfarm Moulin de Pierre 10/06/2017 Le Gault Saint Denis, FRANCE Zéphyr ENR [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Weiden 11/06/2017 Weiden am See, Austria Energie Burgenland [email protected]
Information against nuclear power in Linz 12/06/2017 Linz, Austria atomstopp [email protected]
Global wind day 15/06/2017 Tehran, Iran Iran Energy Assosiation [email protected]
Global Wind Day - A Blade in Lisbon 15/06/2017 Lisbon, Portugal APREN [email protected]
Claudia Hausmann Jazz Quartet Concert 15/06/2017 Rome, Italy ANEV [email protected]
Global wind day 15/06/2017 Malard, Iran Iran Energy Assisiation [email protected]
Global Wind Day Kite Flying 15/06/2017 Bringewatt Park; Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA Jess Lupkes, LM Wind Power [email protected]
Journée Internationale du Vent 15/06/2017 France, France France Energie Eolienne [email protected]
Global Wind Day 2017 15/06/2017 Les Coves de Vinromà (Castellón), Spain AEE [email protected]
Portes ouvertes du Parc Eolien dans le cadre de la Journée Internationale du Vent 16/06/2017 Plouguernével, France P&T Technologie [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Lichtenegg (2 days) 17/06/2017 Lichtenegg, Austria BWW [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Lichtenegg (2 days - second day) 18/06/2017 Lichtenegg, Austria BWW [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Simonsfeld 24/06/2017 Ernstbrunn, Austria Windkraft Simonsfeld [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Parbasdorf 24/06/2017 Parbasdorf, Austria W.E.B Windenergie AG [email protected]
Visiting Manjil Wind Farm 06/07/2017 Gilan, Iran Iran Energy Assosiation [email protected]
SuomiAreena 2017 10/07/2017 Pori, Finland Pori City & MTV3, Finnish Wind Power association participating [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Hof am Leithagebirge / Seibersdorf 08/09/2017 Hof am Leithagebirge / Seibersdorf, Austria Energiepark Bruck [email protected]
Windmill-inauguration in Carinthia 16/09/2017 Plöckenpass, Austria AAE [email protected]
Stattersdorf / Oberwagram   St. Pölten, Austria WAVE [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Pottenbrunn   Pottenbrunn, Austria Benevento [email protected]
Global Wind Day in Großengersdorf   Großengersdorf, Austria Ökoenergie [email protected]


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