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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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Africa and Middle East installed 962MW new wind capacity in 2018 – over 300MW more than in 2017

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows Africa and the Middle East installed 962MW capacity of onshore wind power in 2018, an increase of more than 300MW compared to 2017. The preview data from GWEC’s Global Wind Report forecasts that a further 6.5 GW capacity will be added by 2023 – this would mean more than double the current installed capacity of 5.7GW.

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Americas install 11.9GW wind capacity in 2018 – increase by 12%

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows North, Central and South America has installed 11.9GW capacity of wind power in 2018, an increase of 12% on last year. In North America (Canada and USA) new capacity additions grew by 10.8% compared to 2017. In Latin America new capacity additions grew by 18.7% compared to 2017.

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GWEC calls on Taiwan government to rethink proposed changes to Feed in Tariffs to protect its leadership position in offshore wind, investment in the sector and jobs

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for Offshore Wind projects, advising it to seek consensus in order to ensure that the large amounts of direct investment that companies plan can go ahead and ensuring that the expected creation of around 20,000 jobs takes place.

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