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New Wind Installations Reached Record High in 2023

New Wind Installations Reached Record High in 2023

A report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has found that capacity of new global wind energy installation reached 117 gigawatts (GW) in 2023, a global record. Compared to 2022, capacity from global wind energy installations increased 50% year-over-year, the report found. Globally, 54 countries, with representation of all continents, installed new wind energy […]

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    Wind and Solar Capacity in Southeast Asia Rose by 20% in 2023

    Wind and Solar Capacity in Southeast Asia Rose by 20% in 2023

    Utility-scale wind and solar capacity rose by 20 percent in Southeast Asia last year, as the region comprising the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) brought its total capacity to more than 28 gigawatts (GW), according to a new Global Energy Monitor (GEM) report. The increase means the region is in a good position to […]

    Germany Reached 55% Renewable Energy in 2023

    Germany Reached 55% Renewable Energy in 2023

    In 2023, 55 percent of Germany’s power came from renewables — an increase of 6.6 percent, according to energy regulator Bundesnetzagentur, reported Reuters. Europe’s biggest national economy has a goal of 80 percent green energy by 2030. The country plans to get rid of most of its coal, has already ceased relying on nuclear power […]

    COP28 Host UAE Opens Its First Utility-Scale Wind Farm

    COP28 Host UAE Opens Its First Utility-Scale Wind Farm

    In a renewable energy push before the COP28 climate summit, host country United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened its first utility-scale wind project. Run by renewables company Masdar, the 103.5-megawatt operation will span four locations and bring power to more than 23,000 homes, according to Masdar, reported Reuters. Sultan Al Jaber, incoming president of COP28, […]