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Global Offshore Wind To Reach 200 Gigawatts By 2030

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


Vietnam To See 1 Gigawatt Of Onshore Wind Installed By 2021

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


Vestas Installed 1 Out Of 5 Wind Turbines Globally In 2018

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. 


2018 Saw 51.3 Gigawatts Of New Wind Added Globally

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. 


Taiwan Finally Announces 2019 Feed-in Tariff

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. 


Shell Joins Global Wind Energy Council

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. 



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