June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council published its inaugural Global Offshore Wind Report this week, which shows that not only has offshore wind grown at an average of 21% each year since 2013, but that the sector could install an additional 200 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by
June 12th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council expects Vietnam will install 1 gigawatt (GW) of new onshore wind capacity by 2021 in a move it believes could solidify the country as a regional wind power leader, while the Vietnamese government is said to be considering increasing its wind energy target to 6 GW by
April 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council published figures on Wednesday which confirmed that Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S dominated turbine supply in 2018, accounting for 1 out of every 5 turbines installed during the year.
April 3rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council published its Global Wind Report this week, in which it has predicted that the global wind industry will install more than 300 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity over the next five years
March 8th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council and the World Bank Group announced plans on Thursday to cooperate on efforts to develop new offshore wind in emerging markets
February 27th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The global wind industry added a total of 51.3 gigawatts (GW) of new wind capacity in 2018 according to figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) on Tuesday, a decrease of 3.6% over 2017 but with a slight growth in the offshore wind market.
February 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Asia Pacific region installed a total of 24.9 gigawatts (GW) of onshore wind in 2018, according to figures released Tuesday by the Global Wind Energy Council, bringing the region's cumulative capacity up to an impressive 256 GW.
February 12th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Continued wind development activity in Africa and the Middle East has helped push the region's total wind capacity to 5.7 gigawatts (GW) after another 962 megawatts (MW) was brought online in 2018, a 55% increase over 2017 levels.
February 11th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Total installed wind capacity in North, Central, and South America increased to 135 gigawatts (GW) in 2018 with the addition of 11.9 GW of new wind capacity, an increase of 12% on 2017, according to new figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council.
February 6th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has finally announced the 2019 Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects revealing new numbers which, though not what the industry would have preferred, is nevertheless not as bad as was originally feared.
January 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
In a blow to the immediate future of offshore wind in Taiwan, Danish power company Ørsted has suspended development of its local projects following delays imposed by the Taiwanese Government's failure to issue a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) under 2018's Feed-in Tariff (FiT) rate
October 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
In what must surely be a sign of the End Times, the Global Wind Energy Council announced last week that oil and gas megalith Shell has joined as a board-level member as the company looks to expand its wind business as part of its Shell New Energies Strategy.
September 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council announced on Wednesday that it would form a new Offshore Wind Taskforce dedicated to accelerating the development of offshore wind technology in non-European markets such as Asia and North America
April 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
After installing more than 52 gigawatts (GW) worth of new capacity in 2017, the global wind energy industry is set for several years of strong and continued growth, according to a new report published this week by the Global Wind Energy Council.
February 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The global wind energy industry enjoyed another strong year in 2017, installing a total of 52,573 megawatts worth of new wind capacity, increasing the global cumulative installed capacity up to 539,581 megawatts, as "dramatic price drops" exemplify the current state of play around the world.
April 26th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The annual report from the Global Wind Energy Council was published on Tuesday, revealing that more than 54 gigawatts of new wind energy was installed during 2016, and that the technology is now competing with "heavily subsidized incumbents across the globe."
February 15th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A new interactive web tool created between the Global Wind Energy Council and renewable energy software company Greenbyte allows users to witness The Evolution of Wind Power between 1981 and today.
February 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
China installed a total of 23 gigawatts of wind energy in 2016, nearly half the total 54 GW that was brought online around the world, and continues to expand its lead over its nearest competitors, the United States and Germany.
January 26th, 2017 | by The Beam
This week, Anne-Sophie Garrigou, journalist at The Beam, interviewed Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) since April 2007. The Global Wind Energy Council represents the major wind energy associations as well as the major companies involved in the global wind industry
October 18th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council published its Global Wind Energy Outlook report this week, outlining scenarios which show how wind energy [&hellip