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Wind circularity realised through 1st recyclable wind turbine blade

Siemens Gamesa has pioneered wind circularity by launching the world’s first recyclable wind turbine blade for commercial use offshore.
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Wind sector CEOs urge G20 leaders to prioritise renewable energy

CEOs of companies within the wind energy sector, including the South African Wind Energy Association CEO, have written an open letter to G20 member countries urging them to prioritise renewable energy in the face of the global climate crisis.
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World must scale up training to meet global wind power demand

The global wind industry needs to train more than 480,000 more people to Global Wind Organisation standards over the next five years to meet global wind power market demand in line with health and safety standards.

GWEC: Africa is only using 0.01% of its wind potential

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Africa and the Middle East region installed 821MW of new wind power capacity in 2020, pushing total capacity in the region over 7GW.

IRENA and GWEC join forces to boost global renewables adoption

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have signed a cooperation agreement to join efforts to increase the adoption and deployment of wind and renewable energy worldwide.
SA wind industry gears-up to deliver 14.4GW over the next decade

SA wind industry gears up to deliver 14.4GW over the next decade

The Windaba Virtual Conference kicked-off today, presenting industry leaders that are ready to usher the wind industry into another decade of growth.
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India must intensify policy reforms to drive wind beyond 50GW by 2022

A new report by the Global Wind Energy Council and MEC Intelligence urges India to intensify policy reforms in order to drive wind beyond 50GW by 2022.

New Task Force to accelerate the African wind market

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has set up a new Task Force to speed up and facilitate the development of wind energy in Africa. The Task Force brings together leading developers, manufacturers and associations that...
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Global wind power market up 95%

Global Wind Energy Council’s Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update indicates that more than 52GW of clean, emissions-free wind power was added in 2017, bringing total installations to 539GW globally.