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GWEC calls on Vietnamese government to extend wind tariff and maintain regional leadership in clean energy investment

An industry alliance led by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the Government of Vietnam to urgently extend the wind energy Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) scheme. Vietnam’s wind industry is already facing a slowing of investment in 2020 because of uncertainty around the investment framework, and further delays to the FiT extension will hinder supply chain development and cost reduction in the emerging wind market, and ultimately undermine Vietnam’s goal of affordable, reliable and clean electricity

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Women in Wind: Gender diversity must be a priority in the wind sector for a just recovery

The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), have released a guide on Best Practices for Gender Diversity in Talent Recruitment, a resource to advance gender equality in the wind industry and attract top talent and skills with the end-goal of building a dynamic and inclusive workforce that can drive the global energy transition.

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Wind industry commits to greater gender diversity at industry events

On the occasion of COP25’s Gender Day, 14 wind energy associations representing the industry across the world have committed to uphold best practices for gender diversity at their future industry events. Led by the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative between the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), a guide for ‘Best Practices for Gender Diversity at Industry Events’ was published today to support member associations in mainstreaming gender diversity across their events.

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GWEC and GWO join forces to power the global wind energy workforce

Today the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have signed a partnership agreement to ensure that that the wind industry creates sufficient levels of skills, safety and other essential training to power wind energy development and the huge increase of jobs in the sector that the global energy transition requires.

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GWEC and ECCT to hold second annual Global Offshore Wind Summit – Taiwan in April 2020

Following the success of last year’s event, the second annual Global Offshore Wind Summit – Taiwan will take place on 21-23 April 2020 in Taipei. Organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan – Low Carbon Initiative (ECCT-LCI), this official industry event will be co-organised by the Taiwan International Ports Corporation and endorsed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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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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