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GWEC appoints Ben Backwell as its new CEO
19 June, 2018
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RENVICO chooses LOCKEN solution to secure its wind farms
Monday, June 18, 2018 by Wind farms produced a record 15% of Britain’s electricity last year, equating to more than twice the output from coal.

WindEnergy Hamburg, the world’s leading expo, presents the greatest range for global offshore – number of offshore wind farms is growing
Friday, June 15, 2018 by The offshore sector of the wind industry has made headlines in recent months. It has progressed rapidly, both in technical innovation and in the competitiveness of offshore energy in...

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be exhibiting at the ICOE 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by From 12-14 June 2018, ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be exhibiting at the ICOE 2018, the International Conference on Ocean Energy. The ICOE takes place in Cherbourg, Normandy...

Vietnam Wind Power - Huge opportunities, but challenges remain
Thursday, June 07, 2018 by The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) opened its first ever wind power conference in Vietnam today, gathering leading national and international industry players to discuss...

MV Bluefort is offshore home for up to 200 at Wikinger
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by The largest floatel in the wind industry has arrived at Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea to provide a home for up to 200 workers as they commission the project’s 70 Adwen...

There is something for everyone at the Global Wind Summit
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by Whatever your area of interest in wind energy – sustainability or supply chain, electrification or emerging markets, cyber security or system integration, floating wind or the...

Investor feedback sees FRE PLC awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2018
Friday, May 25, 2018 by Feedback from satisfied investors has led to Future Renewables Eco (FRE) plc being awarded the Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses...

GWEC is partner at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg
Friday, May 11, 2018 by The Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg is pleased to have the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as its partner.

Europe’s €36 billion industrial success story: but for how long?
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by The European wind industry contributed €36bn to the EU’s GDP in 2016, supports 263,000 jobs and generated €8 billion of exports outside of Europe.

FOWIND commissions India's first offshore LiDAR
Thursday, November 02, 2017 by The FOWIND Consortium has commissioned India's first offshore LiDAR off the coast of Gujarat in the Gulf of Khambhat.

WindEurope elects RES Group’s Ivor Catto as new Chairman
Friday, September 29, 2017 by Ivor Catto has been elected for an 18-month term by WindEurope’s board of directors, which is comprised of corporate members, national associations and other organisations.

Irizar Forge joins Van Beest
Friday, September 22, 2017 by Van Beest – manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment – has acquired the majority of the shares of Irizar Forge, based in the Basque Country of Spain.

Wood Group helps Tsetsii Wind Farm erect first turbine in Gobi desert
Thursday, June 29, 2017 by Wood Group’s clean energy business, previously known as SgurrEnergy, is supporting Tsetsii Wind Farm in the Gobi desert, southern Mongolia, undertaking the owner's engineer role for...

European offshore wind investment rose by nearly 40% in 2016
Thursday, January 26, 2017 by European offshore wind investment reached €18.2 billion in 2016, according to WindEurope.

US Government under pressure to restore wind subsidies
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by A bipartisan group of 144 lawmakers has delivered an open letter to the US Government calling for the reinstatement of subsidies for wind power generation.

European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) becomes WindEurope
Monday, April 11, 2016 by The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has rebranded to become WindEurope.

Latest news from EWEA 2015
Monday, November 16, 2015 by Giles Dickson, chief executive officer of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), has issued an update ahead of this year's EWEA conference in Paris.

Viking gets the go-ahead, again
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by The Viking wind farm will proceed on the Shetland islands after the Supreme Court dismissed a legal objection from a local campaign group.A panel of justices on 9 February...

Isle of Man set for 6MW turbines
Monday, February 02, 2015 by Dong Energy will use turbines rated at 6MW or higher for its proposed installation off the Isle of Man in the UK. With construction scheduled to begin in 2021 and...

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