Women in Wind 2022 program welcomes 21 new participants for this year’s scheme
• Global Wind Organisation (GWO) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have signed a two-year partnership agreement to highlight the importance of safety, training and job creation to power wind energy development and the global energy transition.
The Global Wind Energy Council has published the Global Wind Report 2022, which shows the wind industry enjoyed its second-best year but scaling-up for Net Zero requires policy breakthrough
The Global Wind Energy Council responds to the rallying call within IRENA’s 2022 edition of their World Energy Transitions Outlook
The Global Wind Energy Council (“GWEC”), the international wind power industry association, and champion kitesurfer Lewis Crathern announced today that they have joined forces to advocate for wind power across the world.
Leading wind energy corporates and associations from around the world have today launched the Global Wind Energy Coalition for COP26. Convened by the Global Wind Energy Council (“GWEC”), the voice of the global wind industry and RenewableUK (“RUK”), the wind energy trade association for the UK, the Global Wind Energy Coalition will carry out a series of activities to help governments, economies and communities to raise ambition and remove barriers to the massive scaling up in investments in wind power in order to reach Net Zero targets and stop dangerous global warming.
2020 was the best year in history for the global wind industry with 93 GW of new capacity installed – a 53 per cent year-on-year increase – but a new report published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) warns that this growth is not sufficient to ensure the world achieves net zero by 2050.
GWEC Market Intelligence today released the preliminary rankings for the world’s top five wind turbine original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”). Danish supplier Vestas held the title as the world’s largest supplier of wind turbines in 2020, thanks to the Danish supplier’s wide geographic diversification strategy, with new installations in 32 markets last year, and strong performance in the United States (US), Australia, Brazil, Netherland, France, Poland, Russia and Norway.
According to the latest data released by GWEC Market Intelligence, 2020 was a record year for wind power growth in the Asia Pacific. This growth was driven by China, which installed 52 GW of new wind power capacity in 2020 according to initial data – double what the country installed in 2019 and more capacity installed in a single year by any country in history.
The Global Wind Energy Council India (GWEC India) announced today that Martand Shardul, previously a Fellow at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), has joined GWEC India as its first Policy Director. Martand has more than a decade of experience in public policy, clean energy analytics and digital transformation in India and beyond.