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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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71.3 GW of Wind Capacity in 2020, 348 GW by 2024: GWEC

According to the latest GWEC Market Intelligence, 71.3 GW of wind power capacity is expected to be installed in 2020 despite the impacts of COVID-19. According to the latest market outlook by GWEC Market Intelligence, 71.3 GW of wind power capacity is expected to be installed in 2020 despite the impacts of COVID-19, which is […]

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What Next for China’s Offshore Wind Industry Post-2021: GWEC

From its first 102 MW Donghai Bridge Wind Farm near Shanghai commissioned in 2010, China has since been busy building swathes of turbines at sea with nearly 7 GW of capacity already installed as of December 2019. While China is considered a late bloomer in the offshore wind industry, it is expected to surpass offshore […]

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Offshore Wind to Surge to 234 GW by 2030, Create 900K Jobs: GWEC

Global offshore wind capacity will surge to over 234 GW by 2030 from 29.1 GW at the end of 2019, led by exponential growth in the Asia-Pacific region Global offshore wind capacity will surge to over 234 GW by 2030 from 29.1 GW at the end of 2019, led by exponential growth in the Asia-Pacific […]

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APAC now the World’s Largest Wind Turbine Manufacturing Hub: GWEC

A new analysis has revealed that the Asia Pacific (APAC) has now become the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturing hub after a decade of development. A new analysis has revealed that Asia Pacific (APAC) remained a strong manufacturing hub for wind turbine OEMs with record-high supply-side deliveries. It adds that although most Asian suppliers have […]

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Top 15 Wind Asset Owners Account for 1/3rd of Global Wind Capacity: GWEC

After nearly four decades of wind project development, wind power now plays a central role in energy portfolio planning in a growing number of countries. Now, it is no longer local citizens, but utilities, IPPs as well as commercial and industrial enterprises that drive wind farm development globally. In GWEC Market Intelligence’s most recent update […]

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