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WindEurope calls on Council and Parliament to go beyond ambition of the European Commission on the Clean Energy Package

Brussels, 30 November 2016 WindEurope calls on the European Parliament and the Council to use the Winter Package as a base to build greater ambition on renewables and market design toward 2030. Giles Dickson, CEO of WindEurope, said: “We welcome the Commission’s package on renewables and market design.  But there is still a lot of …

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AWEA statement on US election results

Washington, D.C., November 9, 2016 — The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released the following statement on the results of the 2016 presidential election: “The American Wind Energy Association is ready to work with President-elect Donald Trump and his administration to assure that wind power continues to be a vibrant part of the U.S. economy. …

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Wind Power to dominate power sector growth

–    To supply up to 20% of global electricity by 2030 BEIJING, 18 October 2016. The Global Wind Energy Council released its biennial Global Wind Energy Outlook today, outlining scenarios where wind could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030. The report looks at four scenarios exploring the future of the wind industry out to …

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Strong expansion before the switch to tendering – German H1 2016 wind power statistics

Germany adds 1,892 MW of wind power in the first half of 2016 With a net capacity of 1,892 megawatts in the first six months of the year, 2016 looks like being a good year for land-based wind energy expansion. This strong expansion is being driven by the allocation of suitable sites and priority areas in …

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Offshore wind in Europe draws €14 billion investment in first half of 2016

The European offshore wind industry attracted a record €14 billion in new investments during the first six months of 2016. Seven projects reached final investment decision this year, financing a total of 3.7GW of new capacity. The UK accounted for nearly three-quarters of the new investments. The volume of new grid-connected installations in the first …

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