GWEC and IRENA Set Global Offshore Wind Energy Goals for 2050

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have announced an agenda to ensure sustainable energy for all that helps the global battle against climate change. At its heart is an ambition to increase substantially the share … Read More

To Meet Net-Zero Ambitions, Global Wind Workforce Must Keep Pace

The global wind industry will need to train upwards of 480,000 more people to Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards over the next five years to meet global wind power market demand in line with health and safety standards, according to … Read More

GWEC: Surge in Wind Capacity Could Generate 3.3 Million Jobs

Approximately 3.3 million new wind power jobs can be created globally over the next five years, thanks to major industry expansion, according to a new analysis from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). This figure includes direct jobs in both … Read More

GWEC: Global Wind Power Needs to Triple Next Decade to Meet Net-Zero Goals

With 93 GW of new capacity installed, 2020 was the best year in history for the global wind industry – a 53% year-over-year increase – but a new report published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) warns that this … Read More

GWEC: Wind Industry Stands Strong During Pandemic

Despite the impacts of COVID-19, 71.3 GW of wind power capacity is expected to be installed this year, which is only a 6% reduction from pre-COVID forecasts, according to the latest market outlook published by GWEC Market Intelligence. This is … Read More