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European wind industry warns it faces headwinds over next five years

Industry predictions point to 'significant uncertainty' in outlook as governments mull national climate plans. The European wind energy industry is in limbo as it waits for a new wave of National Energy & Climate Plans...


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Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Greenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movements...


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Renewable capacity growth worldwide stalled in 2018 after two decades of strong expansion

After nearly two decades of strong annual growth, renewables around the world added as much net capacity in 2018 as they did in 2017, an unexpected flattening of growth trends that raises concerns about meeting...


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Sweden may be Europe’s hottest onshore wind market, but for how long?

The country expects a 200% boost in installations onshore this year, but future projects face many roadblocks. It may sound unlikely, but the hottest onshore wind market in Europe right now is arguably Sweden. In...


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Dutch debut for GE onshore giant

A prototype of GE's 5MW-plus Cypress onshore wind turbine platform has started operating for the first time at a site in the Netherlands. Installation of the 5.3MW machine started late last year at Wieringermeer and...


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WindEurope elects Vattenfall wind chief, Gunnar Groebler, as new Chair

WindEurope’s Board of Directors has elected Gunnar Groebler – Senior Vice President, Business Area Wind at Vattenfall – as the association’s new Chair. The Board, made up of corporate members, national associations and other organisations appointed...