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OREAC: 1,400 GW of offshore wind is possible by 2050, and will be key for green recovery

On World Ocean Day, the Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition (OREAC) has announced its vision for 1,400 GW of offshore wind globally by 2050 to drive decarbonisation and a green economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. This ambition goes beyond current offshore wind forecasts, but is entirely achievable considering the resource potential, technology innovation, and government appetite to position offshore wind at the centre of the global energy transition.

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India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind growth beyond 50 GW by 2022: GWEC and MEC+

According to a new report released today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and MEC+ (MEC Intelligence), India’s wind energy capacity can only realistically reach 50 GW by 2022. India Wind Outlook Towards 2022: Looking beyond the headwinds objectively analyses the factors which have led to a drag on market growth for India’s wind energy industry over the past two years, and provides an assessment on the forecast along with a pathway to overcome these challenges to realise the high potential of the market.

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Wind industry to invest $1.8bn in Colombia in next three years following successful tender

In order to take a closer look at the development of wind energy in the country, national and international experts from government and industry met today in Bogotá for Colombia Wind Power 2019 to assess the most important challenges in the sector moving forward after the recent success of renewable energy auction in the country. Organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and SER Colombia, this one-day event seeks to generate a dialogue around the most important issues that impact the development of wind power projects in the country.

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GWEC and regional partners to accelerate wind energy growth in South East Asia through new cooperation

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has signed a series of three MOUs with regional partners in Singapore, in order to support and accelerate the growth of wind energy in South East Asia, with a focus on Vietnam and Thailand. The agreements were signed with: Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS); Binh Thuan Wind Energy Association (BWEA); and Thai Wind Energy Association (ThaiWEA).

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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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