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Global Wind Day 2019: celebrating the future of wind energy around the world

15 June marks Global Wind Day 2019, the day when we celebrate the global benefits that wind energy is bringing to communities around the world – both for today and tomorrow. With the world moving from the era of fossil fuel-based energy towards an increasingly decarbonised energy supply, wind energy is growing at an unprecedented rate.

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Strengthening America’s “Electric Highway” will fast-track U.S. economic growth

The United States urgently needs a 21st Century update of its aging power grid and the solution, well-planned transmission investment, will more than pay for itself according to a new report released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Grid Vision: The Electric Highway to a 21st Century Economy outlines why an interconnected, modern transmission grid is more important than ever as distributed solar, energy storage, and electric vehicles scale up, and maps out key policy reforms centred around the “Three Ps” of Planning, Paying and Permitting that are needed to make the vision a reality.

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Collapse in wind energy growth jeopardises German and EU renewables targets

The growth of onshore wind energy is collapsing in Germany, jeopardising both German and EU renewables targets. Germany installed just 134 MW of new onshore wind farms in the first quarter of 2019 - the country’s worst first quarter for onshore installations since 2000.

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WindEurope launches campaign to mobilise wind energy professional to go vote in the upcoming European Elections

WindEurope today launched a campaign to mobilise the 300,000 people who work in wind energy throughout Europe to go and vote in the upcoming European Elections.

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New Belgian framework for offshore wind farm tenders

Belgian offshore wind zoneThe Belgian Parliament has adopted a law introducing a competitive bidding procedure to award domain concessions for new offshore wind farms. In addition to setting out a general framework for the competitive bidding procedure, the law aims to further reduce subsidies granted to offshore wind electricity production while recognising that new wind farms are essential to achieving Belgium’s renewable energy targets under its EU and international commitments.

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Global offshore wind energy is at a tipping point

The global offshore wind energy sector is on the precipice of a tipping point. IntelStor is anticipating a total potential growth of 329GW by 2028, with 181GW of that as likely build. Asia Pacific ramps up with 106GW proposed, consented and under construction, the Americas region gets going with a total of 62GW proposed, consented and under construction, and Europe continues to lead the globe with 161GW proposed, consented and under construction.

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