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Wind energy industry can create 3.3 million jobs: GWEC

Wind energy industry can create 3.3 million wind power jobs globally over the next five years thanks to major industry expansion, according to Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). This figure includes direct jobs in both onshore and offshore wind, and covers the entire value chain of the sector: project planning and development; manufacturing; installation; operation […]

Hexagon’s R-evolution Launches Its Renewable Energy Project Portfolio With a Focus on Digitalising Solar Production

Africa is only tapping into 0.01% of its wind power potential

In 2020, 821 MW of new wind power capacity was installed in Africa and the Middle East, bringing total capacity in the region to over 7 GW, which helps to avoid 10.7 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually – equivalent to taking 2.3 million passenger cars off the road. The technical wind resource potential on […]

Morocco Eyes Green Hydrogen Exports With IRENA Renewables Collaboration

Q1 2020 Wind Energy Auctions Database: Report

As part of GWEC Market Intelligence’s services, the database on global wind auctions is an important tool for the industry to stay up-to-date on all the latest developments and business opportunities around the world. While the industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and auctions have been delayed or postponed in a few countries, […]

Industry Association Seeks PLI Scheme For Solar Thermal Manufacturing

Wind energy industry can generate 4 million jobs globally by 2030: GWEC

“Wind energy has been a major creator of skilled jobs and community benefits. Direct and indirect jobs in wind energy sector will more than triple from 1.2 million in 2018 to nearly 4 million globally by 2030,” the global industry body said in a statement New Delhi: Wind energy sector can generate employment for four […]

Hexagon’s R-evolution Launches Its Renewable Energy Project Portfolio With a Focus on Digitalising Solar Production

Wind Industry & COVID-19: Impact in China Update

On 8 April, GWEC hosted a Webcast with key stakeholders from China’s wind industry to discuss the impact that the COVID-19 crisis had on the Chinese wind market and how the industry is recovering. This was  the first Webcast of GWEC’s Wind Industry & COVID-19 Response Hub, with participation from Qin Haiyan, Secretary General at the Chinese […]

Southern Mongolia Ready for Green Development – ADB Dialogue Event

Over 60 GW of wind energy capacity installed in 2019, the second-biggest year in history

GWEC calls on governments to ensure regulation is fit for purpose and “look beyond LCOE”, in order to accelerate growth of wind power and meet climate targets. GWEC has published the 15th edition of its flagship Global Wind Report, which finds that 60.4 GW of wind energy capacity was installed globally in 2019, a 19 […]

Hexagon’s R-evolution Launches Its Renewable Energy Project Portfolio With a Focus on Digitalising Solar Production

Europe’s Offshore Wind Market Continues Hammering Down Costs

Europe may lose ground to China in the years ahead, but recent announcements underscore its centrality to the global offshore wind market. Momentum is growing for U.S. offshore wind, and expectations for China are sky-high. But Europe is where the real market action is happening today, as a flurry of recent news highlights. Last week, […]

EUR 56 Billion EIB Response to COVID-19 Crisis, Climate Action And Stronger Development Focus Welcomed By EU Finance Ministers