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  • Wind power capacity worldwide rose 27% in 2007

    Global wind power capacity rose 27 percent in 2007 to more than 94,100 megawatts, led by capacity additions in the European Union, the United States, and China, according to the latest Vital Sign Update from the Worldwatch Institute. New wind installations were second only to natural gas in the United States as an additional source of power capacity and were the leading source of new capacity in ...

  • Wind Power Capacity Reached 196,853 MW in 2010

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market by Testing, Material, Blade Size, Regulations & Outlook (2011 - 2016)," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit ...


    By Marketwire

  • China wind power capacity jumps to record high

    China boosted its installed wind energy capacity last year to a record 19.81 million kilowatts as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter tries to switch its power grid to cleaner energy sources. The National Energy Administration said Thursday that wind farms produced 153.4 billion kilowatt hours of electric power in 2014, making up 2.8 ...


    By Associated Press

  • China leads growth in global wind power capacity

    Global installed wind power capacity continued to grow in 2011, albeit at a slightly lower rate than in 2009 and 2010, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. The world ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Annual Wind Power Capacity Installations in Key Emerging Markets Will Double by 2023

    While growth rates in wind power markets in the developed world have plateaued or, in some cases, fallen, developing economies are expected to see robust growth in the coming years. Strong political support, rising electricity demand due to rapid economic growth, and an imperative demand for energy diversification, are all contributing to an optimistic outlook for wind power development in ...

  • Annual Installations of Wind Power Capacity in Latin America Will Double by 2022

    Although wind plant construction across Latin America is modest compared to more established markets, such as South and East Asia, North America, and Europe, the region’s wind power industry is taking off at a rapid pace. Latin America has become the hottest growth market for the wind energy industry at a time when growth rates in other markets are flat due to a variety of policy and ...

  • 2015 Wind Power Capacity Installations Are Expected To Grow by 8.9%

    A recent report from Navigant Research covers developments in the wind energy sector during 2014, including an analysis of the important changes in the industry over the last 3 years and global market forecasts through 2019. Following 2013’s 20% global decrease in wind power installations, the wind energy industry saw new ...

  • Chinese Wind Power New Installed Capacity Ranked Top One in the Global

    Beijing, Oct 18, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Himfr.com reports that Chinese has huge wind energy market, which has become the global wind power development leader. Himfr.com is expected that in 2020, Chinese total installed power can achieve 230 million kilowatt, the equivalent of thirteen gorges hydropower stations, the total capacity will reach 464.9 billion kilowatt-hours of power, which is ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Chinese Wind Power New Installed Capacity Ranked Top One in the Global

    Beijing, Oct 18, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Himfr.com reports that Chinese has huge wind energy market, which has become the global wind power development leader. Himfr.com is expected that in 2020, Chinese total installed power can achieve 230 million kilowatt, the equivalent of thirteen gorges hydropower stations, the total capacity will reach 464.9 billion kilowatt-hours of power, which is ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Wind adds 13GW new capacity in 2015: 44% of all new power

    Across the 28 EU member states, wind accounted for 44% of all new power installations, connecting a total of 12.8GW to the grid – 9.766MW in onshore and 3,034MW offshore. The volume of new installations was 6.3% up on 2014. Total wind capacity in Europe now stands at 142GW and covers 11.4% of Europe’s electricity needs. Giles Dickson, Chief Executive Officer of the European ...


    By WindEurope

  • Wind, Solar Generation Capacity Catching Up with Nuclear Power

    Advocates of nuclear energy have long been predicting its renaissance, yet this mode of producing electricity has been stalled for years. Renewable energy, by contrast, continues to expand rapidly, even if it still has a long way to go to catch up with fossil fuel power plants, writes Worldwatch Institute Senior Researcher ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • DOE announces effort to advance US wind power manufacturing capacity

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOE and six leading wind industry turbine manufacturers: GE Energy, Siemens Power Generation, Vestas Wind Systems, Clipper Turbine Works, Suzlon Energy, and Gamesa Corporation. The two-year collaboration is designed to promote wind ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 2006 Wind Power Barometer

    The European Union reached a record installation figure in 2006 with an additional 7,613.3 MW, bringing total installed EU capacity up to 48,042.3 MW. The year was marked by some pleasant surprises and confirmations, like the return to growth of the German market, the take off of the French market, the confirmation of the firmness of the British market, as well as ...

  • Europe’s Installed Wind Capacity will Increase 64% by 2020

    Wind turbine installations in the European Union will increase 64% by 2020 compared to 2013 levels, according to data compiled by the European Wind Energy Association. A protracted economic crisis in Europe since 2009 and regulatory instability in a number of key European markets has contributed to EWEA’s new scenario for 2020. EU member states will reach a combined 192.4GW of installed ...


    By WindEurope

  • Wind Power Poland 2016

    The EU is committed to strengthening energy cooperation among its Member States. The EU Energy Union and its vision for a new energy market design aim to build truly integrated regional markets that ensure energy security. Renewable energy is at the heart of this integration. The EU has agreed that renewables should provide just under half of its total electricity consumption by 2030. Such a high ...


    By WindEurope

  • Record new wind energy capacity predicted for 2012

    Canada will enjoy another record year for wind energy development in 2012 with the addition of approximately 1,500 MW of new installed capacity, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). The projection was highlighted in the five-year industry forecast published today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) at Europe's largest wind energy conference in Copenhagen. Canada's ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ReportsnReports - Wind Power in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles

    Wind Power in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Wind Power in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company ...


  • ReportsnReports - Wind Power in Thailand, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles

    Wind Power in Thailand, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Wind Power in Thailand, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company ...


  • Good winds boost wind power in Brazil

    The wind market is reaching high levels in global investments in power, and currently is the component of the energy mix that is growing faster. Recently, GWEC – the global wind power council – released the statistics related to the 2013 market, which presented a cumulative capacity of 318,137 MW, which represents an increase of nearly 200,000 MW in the past five years. In Brazil, the ...


    By Alstom

  • Wind power technology explodes in Europe

    According to the Worldwatch Institute, wind power accounted for about 40 percent of new electricity generation installations across Europe in 2007. Wind capacity in the European Union rose 18 percent in 2007, with new records in several countries.  Additions of 8,554MW, an increase of 12 percent over 2006 installations, brought the EU's total to 56,535 megawatts. Total wind capacity ...


    By New Zealand Government

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