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New Africa Wind Energy Handbook to pave the way for wind energy growth in African Markets

Today, the Global Wind Energy Council has released the first segment of its Africa Handbook, a comprehensive guide that sets out for policy makers and stakeholders the opportunities and practical implementation steps necessary to create thriving wind energy sectors in African markets. This release comes on the occasion of Windaba 2019, the largest event of its kind for the wind industry on the African continent.

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Industry and government remain confident in a bright future for wind energy in Argentina

Today, leaders in the global and local wind industry, investors, and government stakeholders from across the political spectrum gathered in Buenos Aires on the occasion of the second edition of Argentina Wind Power, organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Cámara Eólica Argentina and Grupo La Nacion, to discuss the future of the burgeoning wind energy industry in Argentina.

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Wind Industry creates Africa Task Force to speed up development

The Global Wind Industry Council (GWEC) has set up a new Task Force to speed up and facilitate the development of wind energy in Africa.
The Task Force brings together leading developers, manufacturers and associations that are active in the African market, including Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Vestas, the South Africa Wind Energy Association, Africa Europe Energy Partnership, RES4Africa, Mainstream Renewable Power, Acciona Energia, GE Renewable Energy, NRG Systems, DNV-GL, Nordex, Goldwind, Aurora Wind Power.

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GWEC working with World Bank Group to hold intergovernmental forum on Offshore Wind in London

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in cooperation with the World Bank Group, is organizing the first intergovernmental forum on emerging offshore wind markets in London during 25-28 June.

The forum will be attended by delegates from around 15 non-OECD governments as well as representatives from industry and investors, and will encompass a series of activities, including a seminar at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), networking activities at Renewable UK’s Global Offshore Wind conference and exhibition and a study tour of offshore wind facilities in the northern UK.

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GWEC and ECCT bring government and industry together at the Global Offshore Wind Summit – Taiwan

Today the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) are hosting the Global Offshore Wind Summit – Taiwan with the ECCT’s Low Carbon Initiative. This is the official event for the offshore wind industry in Taiwan, gathering both local and global investment groups, energy companies, project developers and regulators to discuss the promising future of Taiwan’s booming offshore wind market. The summit will be the first event to gather leaders from both local parties to discuss the boost of Taiwan’s economy through continued investment in offshore wind.

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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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