GWEC announced today a global survey which will provide new insights on the roles and representation of women in the wind sector. This survey is being managed by IRENA and the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, which is co-organized by GWEC and GWNET. The survey is open to all organizations and individuals (including women and men) working in wind energy.
For the GWEC Asia Newsletter (Aug 2019), we had an interview with representatives of Azure International to share with us on the topic how international companies seize the opportunities to enter the Chinese market starting by understanding the rules of the chinese game.
China is the world’s largest wind power market in both new and cumulative installations. In 2018, the country installed 20.2 GW of onshore wind and 1.6 GW of offshore wind, representing 44% and 37% of global market share respectively.
China will end subsidies for new onshore wind power projects at the start of 2021, with renewable projects set to compete on an equal footing with coal- and gas-fired electricity, the country’s state planning agency announced.
Altogether, China continues to be on track to lead the transition from traditional energy sources such as coal, to wind and other renewables – and they are proving that this transition can now be subsidy-free!
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Policy Pulse report on Brazil, which provides qualitative analysis of the political and macroeconomic headwinds steering the wind sector and the measures needed to unlock greater wind power potential.
With 15.1 GW of wind power, Brazil is the most advanced wind market in Latin America. Since the de-contraction auction in 2017 – the first such exercise in wind power markets worldwide – five rounds of auctions have demonstrated strong interest in wind power development, with competition and pent-up demand driving prices down to record lows. Growth is on-track to continue steadily through 2023.
GWEC and World Bank host intergovernmental delegation for the next chapter of offshore wind in emerging markets
GWEC, in partnership with the World Bank Group, held the first intergovernmental forum for emerging markets with strong offshore wind potential in London this week. The forum brought together governments, commercial developers, development partners and wind energy experts from developing countries in order to realise the offshore wind potential in emerging markets.
GWEC brings key stakeholders in Japan’s offshore wind market to the UK as part of Global Offshore Summit 2019
Working with the Japanese Wind Power Association, GWEC brought 45 delegates to the UK from Japan to meet with key companies in the UK’s offshore wind market and learn more about supply chain opportunities with key site visits. Learn more about the activities of this delegation here.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Policy Pulse report on Argentina, which provides qualitative analysis of the political and macroeconomic headwinds steering the wind sector and the measures needed to unlock greater wind power potential.
Argentina is a promising market with some of the best wind resources in the world. Wind energy has enjoyed a strong three years, establishing itself as one of the country’s main energy sources despite macroeconom