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3.3 Million new Jobs in Wind Energy Sector by 2025: GWEC

A new analysis by GWEC has detailed that 3.3 million new wind power jobs can be created globally over the next five years. A new analysis by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has detailed that 3.3 million new wind power jobs can be created globally over the next five years thanks to major industry […]

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Global Wind Energy Growth Must Triple by 2030 to Achieve Net-Zero: GWEC

2020 was the best year in history for global wind industry, but a new report warns that this growth is not enough to achieve net-zero by 2050 2020 was the best year in history for the global wind industry with 93 GW of new capacity installed – a 53 percent year-on-year increase – but a […]

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Africa is Only Tapping Into 0.01% of its Wind Power Potential

Africa and the Middle East region installed 821 MW of new wind power capacity in 2020, with potential in the region barely scratching the surface According to the latest data released by GWEC Market Intelligence, Africa and the Middle East region installed 821 MW of new wind power capacity in 2020, bringing total capacity in […]

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6 GW Offshore Wind Capacity Added Globally in 2020, 50% Plus in China: GWEC

The global offshore wind industry had its 2nd best year ever in 2020 installing over 6 GW of new capacity, driven by a record year in China. According to the latest data released by GWEC Market Intelligence, the global offshore wind industry had its second-best year ever in 2020 installing over 6 GW of new […]

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Nearly 30 GW Wind Capacity Auctioned in H2 2020, Growth Back on-Track: GWEC

According to a new analysis by GWEC, nearly 30 GW of new wind capacity was awarded globally through auctions in the second half (H2) of 2020. Despite the economic and supply chain impacts felt across the world in 2020 due to COVID-19, the global wind energy industry has continued to power ahead and reach new […]

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Vietnam’s Position as Leading Wind Market in Southeast Asia is Under Threat: GWEC 

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) appreciates the recent decision by the Vietnamese government to approve an extension of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme for wind power in the country. However, the proposed reduction to the FIT risks damaging the growth of Vietnam’s promising wind power sector by slowing down investment, the creation of new […]

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IRENA and GWEC Enhance Cooperation to Scale Up Renewables Globally

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) signed a cooperation agreement in order to join efforts aimed at increasing the adoption and deployment of wind and renewable energy worldwide. This agreement was signed by IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera and GWEC CEO Ben Backwell on the occasion of the […]

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