Tag: Global Wind Industry

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Canada on track to install more than 1,500 MW of new wind energy capacity in a record setting 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. 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. (more…)

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Communities

Europe to Canada: Renewable electricity for a growing world

As a plane makes its final approach into Amsterdam, dozens of offshore wind turbines rise out of the North Sea in a neat convergence of engineering, nature, commerce and far-sighted political will. A forest of onshore wind turbines outside a train speeding towards Marseilles transforms the French air into a rush of emissions-free energy.

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Events

Global Wind Day 2012 – Wind in Mind – International Photo Competition

In the run-up to Global Wind Day on June 15th – the annual day promoting the power of the wind energy around the world – photographers are invited to let their imaginations take the lead and show wind energy technology in a new way, in line with the competition title, “Wind in Mind”.

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Events

Europe Celebrates Global Wind Day

A colourful display of flowing, tasseled lanterns, undulating kites that look like clouds racing across the sky, and an airy gymnastic performance to match, is took place in the heart of Brussels’ EU quarter.

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Wind power could provide 1/5th of worlds electricity by 2030

A report of the Global Wind Energy Outlook from GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council) and Greenpeace International, was released to the public on October 12, 2010.

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Wind power keeps the lights on – by Rebecca Black

A good news story among all the bad news from Japan – wind power keeps the lights on.  Safe, secure, reliable – renewable power aligns with my personal values and vision for a sustainable future in Canada and beyond.

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