Category Archives: GWEC in press

Vietnam Wind Power: Huge opportunities – Challenges remain

Wind Business Intelligence

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) opened its first ever wind power conference in Vietnam today, gathering leading national and international industry players to discuss the development of the sector with government. Vietnam has some of the richest wind resources in Southeast Asia; however, Vietnam’s wind market is still in the early stages with a total capacity of …

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VN advised to develop wind power

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Viet Nam needs to focus on developing the wind power industry and implementing transparent policies on granting investment licences to wind power projects.

Experts said at a seminar on the development of wind power in Viet Nam held in Ha Noi on June 7 by the German and Danish embassies, alongside the GIZ – German international cooperation organisation.

The seminar was …

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LatAm Wind Power on Track to Double Capacity in Next Four Years

Banamericas

Latin America will likely double its installed wind power capacity by 2022, reaching a total 34.1GW, up from the current 17.9GW, while growth will be led by Argentina and Mexico, where projects awarded in recent auctions will come online.

The Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) predictions show that the region will add around 3.4GW this year, almost 1GW more than was …

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Expectativas por nueva licitación: empresas de todo el mundo desembarcan en Argentina para analizar inversiones en energía eólica

Energia Estrategica

Una Comitiva del Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) se reunirá los días 6 y 7 de septiembre para participar de“Argentina Wind Power 2018”, el evento eólico más importante y representativo de la industria que se realiza en el país. Participarán compañías de todo el mundo, referentes del sector local y de otras plazas. Está prevista la presencia de funcionarios …

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Maps Vietnam wind energy boost

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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has drawn up a list of recommendations to help Vietnam raise its current wind capacity to 800MW by 2020 from 197MW currently.

GWEC presented the statement, co-signed by Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, Mainstream Renewable Power and DNV GL, as it opened its first Vietnam Wind Power Conference in Hanoi.

The recommendations include the establishment of a standardised power purchase …

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Industry maps Vietnam wind boost

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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has drawn up a list of recommendations to help Vietnam raise its current wind capacity to 800MW by 2020 from 197MW currently.

GWEC presented the statement, co-signed by Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, Mainstream Renewable Power and DNV GL, as it opened its first Vietnam Wind Power Conference in Hanoi.

The recommendations include the establishment of a standardised power purchase …

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Vietnam learns international experience in wind power development

Vietnam Plus

The German and Denmark embassies and the German international cooperation agency co-organised a workshop on wind power development in Vietnam.

Vietnam aims to generate 800 MW of wind power by 2020 and 6,000 MW by 2030.

However, the development of wind power remains slow. Only seven projects with total capacity of 190 MW have been put into operation.

Deputy head of the …

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Vietnam must improve policy for wind power take-off: GWEC

Recharge News

In a joint statement with the wind industry, the council recommends transparent PPAs, better grids, easier approval and a trade body

Despite an acute need for new power generation and abundant wind resources, Vietnam is far from meeting its own wind power targets, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and leading companies in the sector say, recommending several policies for …

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Plans in motion for Missouri’s largest-ever wind farm

CNBC

Ameren Missouri has entered into an agreement to acquire, post-construction, a 400-megawatt (MW) wind farm in northeast Missouri, the power firm said Monday.

The facility will be Missouri’s biggest and will be made up of 175 American-made wind turbines.

An affiliate of renewable energy business Terra-Gen will build the wind farm in Adair and Schuyler counties, with ground-breaking on the project set …

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Denmark to help finance 100MW of Ethiopian wind power

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Denmark will co-finance a 100MW wind project in Ethiopia to the tune of €80m ($94.4m).

The finance will cover roughly half the investment needed to build the Assela wind farm, close to Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa and scheduled for commissioning in 2021.

It will come from Danida Business Finance (DBF), an arm of the Danish ministry of foreign affairs providing funding for …

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