Category Archives: GWEC in press

Global wind power: 2017 market and outlook to 2022

PES Wind

PES asked Steve Sawyer, Secretary General at GWEC for his outlook on the future of the wind industry markets. Will prices continue to fall or have they reached their lowest point? Where is the market increasing? Where is it slowing down? Read on and find out…

The global wind power market remained above 50 GW in 2017, with …

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GWEC appoints Ben Backwell as its new CEO

Wind Business Intelligence

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade association representing the global wind sector, has appointed Ben Backwell as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He replaces Steve Sawyer, who joined GWEC as its first Secretary General in 2007. Sawyer will continue his work with GWEC as its Senior Policy Advisor. 

“We are delighted to have Ben join us …

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GWEC Names New CEO

Offshorewind.biz

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has appointed Ben Backwell as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Backwell has succeeded Steve Sawyer, who joined GWEC as the first Secretary General in 2007 and will continue working with the council as its Senior Policy Advisor.

The new CEO previously worked at FTI Consulting as the Managing Director in the Clean Energy Practice, where he …

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Global Wind Energy Insight: Offshore Going Global

Renewable Energy World

We have all followed with great interest the extraordinary breakthrough in European offshore wind over the past few years. After struggling for a number of years with increasing prices as projects moved further offshore and into deeper waters, the first real breakthrough came in early 2015 with the Horns Rev 3 project where Vattenfall’s winning bid of €103/MWh …

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Global Wind Energy Council Names New CEO

North American Windpower

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), a trade association representing the global wind power sector, has appointed Ben Backwell its new CEO.

Backwell replaces Steve Sawyer, who first joined GWEC as secretary general in 2007. Sawyer will continue his work with GWEC as senior policy advisor.

“We are delighted to have Ben join us as GWEC’s new CEO,” says Morten …

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Ben Backwell é o novo CEO do GWEC

CanalEnergia blog

Executivo trabalhou como jornalista e analista por 20 anos, cobrindo política de energia, mercados e grandes empresas de energia na Europa, EUA, Venezuela, Brasil, Argentina e outros países.

O jornalista especializado em energia elétrica Ben Backwell é o novo executivo chefe do Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), associação que representa o setor de energia eólica no mundo. Ele substitui Steve …

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Global Wind Energy Council Names New CEO

SteelGuru

The Global Wind Energy Council, a trade association representing the global wind power sector, has appointed Ben Backwell its new CEO. Mr Backwell replaces Mr Steve Sawyer, who first joined GWEC as secretary general in 2007. Sawyer will continue his work with GWEC as senior policy advisor.

Mr Morten Dyrholm, GWEC’s chairman, as well as Vestas’ group senior vice president of …

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GWEC announces Ben Backwell as new CEO

Windpower monthly

WORLDWIDE: The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced that Ben Backwell will replace Steve Sawyer as its CEO.

Backwell is a former journalist and analyst who has covered energy markets in Europe, the US and Latin America and most recently served as the managing director of FTI Consulting’s clean energy unit.

Sawyer, who joined GWEC as its first secretary general …

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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

VIETNAMNET Bridge

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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