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China installed half of new global offshore wind capacity during 2020 in record year

According to the latest data released by GWEC Market Intelligence, the global offshore wind industry had its second-best year ever in 2020 installing over 6 GW of new capacity, keeping growth on track despite the impacts of COVID-19 felt in other energy sectors. This growth was driven by a record year in China, which lead the world in new annual offshore wind capacity for the third year in a row, and installed over half of the new offshore wind capacity globally last year.

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Global Renewables Bodies Call on Mexico’s Government to Restore the Country’s Transition to Clean Energy

– Today the leading global renewable energy bodies, The Global Wind Energy Council and The Global Solar Council, jointly called upon the government of Mexico to urgently restore the country’s transition away from expensive and polluting fossil fuels, and reset the course to a sustainable future based on competitive, clean renewable energy.

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Joint Statement on the Reversal of Mexico’s Clean Energy Transition

Over the last two years, national policy reforms have eroded the investment environment in Mexico for renewable energy. But the latest proposal to reverse key parts of the Electricity Act, Ley de la Industria Eléctrica (LIE), poses an unequivocal threat to all local and foreign private sector investment into Mexico’s formerly robust renewable energy market. …

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The road to the Global Wind Report 2021: Key Dates and Data Releases

Ahead of the release of this year’s Global Wind Report 2021 on 25 March, GWEC Market Intelligence will share the latest data and insights from 2020 on key markets and sectors for the global wind industry. Here’s a roundup of key dates on what to look out for in the upcoming weeks.

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GWEC India and MEC+ team up to catalyse growth in India’s wind industry through enhanced knowledge partnership  

The Global Wind Energy Council India (GWEC India) and MEC Intelligence (MEC+) announced today that the two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on building out market intelligence and evidence-driven policy recommendations to accelerate India’s energy transition.

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Nearly 30 GW of new wind power capacity auctioned in H2 2020, a clear signal that growth is back on-track

According to new analysis by GWEC Market Intelligence in its latest Q4 2020 Wind Energy Auction Update, nearly 30 GW of new wind power capacity was awarded globally through auctions in the second half of 2020, which is a slight increase compared to the 28 GW awarded during H2 2019. This surge in new auctioned capacity is a clear signal that the industry is back on track and committed to building up the global pipeline of wind power projects.

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