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.
GWEC is preparing to ramp up its advocacy and outreach capacity in 2022 thanks to the overwhelming support from industry for its new member structure, which will provide the foundation for faster operational growth.
Jeanette Gitobu, an award-winning renewable energy practitioner and a past Participant in the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program has joined the GWEC team as the association’s Director of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today announced that Rebecca Williams, who was seconded to GWEC as Director of COP26, will join the organisation permanently to spearhead the growth of offshore wind around the world.
GWEC and Informa Markets: Powering Vietnam’s net zero pathway through Vietnam Wind Power 2021 Organised
New United Nations Global Compact roadmap outlines key steps to safely scale-up offshore renewable energy to meet climate targets while respecting other ocean users and nature
A new renewable energy alliance between the wind energy and solar PV industries is calling on governments to implement energy transition action plans and cut red tape to meet Net Zero targets.