- Published: 06 May 2020 06 May 2020
GWEC along with signatories representing all the major wind industry corporates and associations across the world have released a statement highlighting wind power’s role in the global economic recovery following the COVID-19 crisis and laying out the key policy actions that must be put into motion in order to realise a sustainable economic recovery.
- Published: 05 May 2020 05 May 2020
Uzbekistan aims to deploy 3GW of wind power and 5GW of solar capacity over the next 10 years, according to a government statement. Developers that already haven been chosen by the government to develop renewable projects are ACWA Power, Masdar and Total Eren.
- Published: 01 May 2020 01 May 2020
The US wind industry installed over 1,800MW of new wind power capacity in the first quarter, while the volume of projects under construction set a new record, according to the newly released Wind Powers America First Quarter Report 2020.
- Published: 27 April 2020 27 April 2020
France will tender up to 8.75GW of offshore wind energy capacity from 2020 to 2028, according to the Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)).
- Published: 24 April 2020 24 April 2020
On 16 April, the Japanese government declared a nationwide “State of Emergency” to stem the spread of COVID-19, which is an expansion of the declaration made by the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for seven prefectures on 7 April 2020. The level of restriction in Japan is moderate compared to other countries. Almost all the factories, transportation, wind project operation and construction have been running business as usual.
- Published: 22 April 2020 22 April 2020
GWEC has launched a memorial award in honour of its late CEO Steve Sawyer - REvolutionaries: The Steve Sawyer Memorial Award. The award will honour Steve’s life mission to pioneer the global energy transition, recognising young leaders in the renewable energy sector in developing countries.