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GWEC welcomes ENERCON as a board level member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome ENERCON as its latest board level member. ENERCON has been one of the technology leaders in the wind power sector for more than 30 years, supplying over 50,398 GW of wind energy globally as of 2018

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Global Offshore Wind Report: sector has potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched the first edition of its Global Offshore Wind Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the prospects for the global offshore wind market, including forecast data, market-level analysis and review of efforts to lower costs.
The global offshore market has grown by an average of 21% each year since 2013, reaching total installations of 23 GW. More than 4 GW of new capacity was installed each year in 2017 and 2018, making up 8% of the total new installations during both years. For the first time, China was the largest offshore market in 2018 based on new installations, followed by the UK and Germany.

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Argentina unveils new landmark renewables and grid capacity tender

The Undersecretary for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency of Argentina, Sebastian Kind, has unveiled a landmark new renewables and grid capacity tender today during the Global Market Session hosted by the Global Wind Energy Council at the WindEurope 2019 Conference & Exhibition, chaired by Ben Backwell, CEO of GWEC.

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GWEC launches its official Market Intelligence platform in Bilbao

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its Market Intelligence platform during a Press Conference at WindEurope 2019 in Bilbao. GWEC Market Intelligence provides a series of insights and data-based analysis on the development of the global wind industry, and is now accessible online for GWEC Members.

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GWEC: Global Wind Report forecasts over 300 GW capacity to be added in next 5 years – growth to come from emerging markets and offshore wind

The Global Wind Energy Council has published the 14th edition of the Global Wind Report, the wind industry’s flagship publication which provides a comprehensive view of the sector. Data in the report confirms that 2018 was a positive year for the wind industry, with 51.3 GW of new installations. Market-based mechanisms, such as auctions, tenders and Green Certificates were the main drivers behind new installations in 2018.

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GWEC announces Women in Wind Global Leadership Program to advance female leadership and representation in wind industry

The Global Wind Energy Council has partnered with the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) to launch the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program. The program is designed to accelerate the careers of women in the wind industry, support their pathway to leadership positions and foster a global network of mentorship, knowledge-sharing and empowerment.

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