African wind body launched to scale up green energy development

Africa’s technical wind power potential is enough to power the continent’s entire energy demand 250 times over, however, it is currently only tapping into 0.01% of its potential

Sussex Uni partners with GWEC to support global wind sector development

They will share knowledge, undertake research on crucial topics and bring together the next generation to support the green energy transition

India’s wind market to grow by 50% over next five years

The country is forecast to add nearly 20GW of new wind power capacity by 2025, according to new report

IRENA and GWEC team up to boost renewables uptake globally

Around a third of all new renewable capacity added in 2019 was from wind power and data from IRENA suggests wind power, together with solar, will dominate future capacity growth

Wind energy industry ‘set for continued growth in the next five years’ despite Covid-19

More than 348GW of new capacity are forecast to be installed by 2024, according to a new report

Global offshore wind capacity ‘to surge to more than 234GW by 2030’

China installed the greatest amount of new offshore wind capacity, followed by the UK and Germany

‘Global wind energy sector installed record 63GW of capacity in 2019’

A new report by GWEC notes that more than 22,800 new wind turbines were installed last year

India projected to fall short of its target to install 60GW of wind power by 2022

The Global Wind Energy Council and MEC Intelligence say the Indian wind industry will fall short of its target by as much as 10GW

Wind energy ‘is key building block’ for recovery from Covid-19

The international body said the wind industry holds the potential to create jobs, generate zero carbon renewable power and drive green investment

Vital offshore wind sectors ‘will require 77,000 trained workers by 2024’

The Global Wind Organisation notes a trained workforce is necessary as global industries increase their focus on worker safety, job creation and long-term sustainability