Vietnam has some of the best wind resources globally. The Power Development Plan 8 (PDP 8), currently in draft form, has targets of 7 GW of offshore wind and 21 GW of onshore wind by 2030. The wind industry is ready and able to deliver on these targets and help Vietnam increase its energy security, improve the balance of trade, and increase the sustainability of the economy and the country’s international competitiveness.
GWEC has today released a Summary for Policymakers at COP27 on the socioeconomic and environmental opportunities attached to wind energy in developing economies.
Accelerated approvals needed for renewables and green hydrogen to achieve climate goals and energy security
A new global commission focused on speeding up planning and approvals for the massive deployment of renewables and green hydrogen needed to address climate change and energy security was launched today at the COP27 climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
Clean Energy Industries Form Alliance to Address Climate Emergency and Drive Sustainable Development
Global industry organisations representing Wind, Solar, Hydropower, Green Hydrogen, Long Duration Energy Storage and Geothermal energy industries officially joined forces today under one Global Renewables Alliance, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding at COP27.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has today published Floating Offshore Wind – a Global Opportunity, a report setting out the clear opportunity floating offshore wind presents for countries across the globe.
Joint statement on the IEA’s ten-point plan to reduce the European Union’s reliance on Russian natural gas
The Global Wind Energy Council (‘GWEC’) and Wind Europe jointly respond to the IEA’s 10-point Plan to Reduce the European Union’s Reliance on Russian Natural Gas. The report comes at a time of heightened concern over the security and resilience of national and regional energy systems.
The Global Wind Energy Council (‘GWEC’) today launched the wind industry’s journey to COP27 campaign at the new West Bakr wind farm in Egypt.
Following the visit, the GWEC team will be meeting throughout the week with Egyptian authorities to plan how the wind industry can contribute to the crucial talks in Sharm-El-Sheikh in November.
The latest release of the Sixth Assessment Report is a brutal summary of the “unequivocal” scientific evidence: Human-induced climate change is a threat to every living thing, everywhere in the world.
Embracing a green recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic could add 2.2 million energy jobs in key developing economies, report finds
The 20GW of potential new wind capacity in the countries examined could power 25 million homes, saving nearly 714 million metric tons of CO2e
The 2022 Women in Wind Global Leadership Program has opened, with applicants invited to apply for a place on the initiative hosted by the GWE) and GWNET.