China is Largest Driver of Global Wind Power Development

China added 18.9 GW of new wind power capacity last year to reach a total installed capacity of 44.7 GW, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The new numbers for China also result in revised figures for global wind power growth in 2010, with the new capacity added over the year amounting to … Read more

Wind Power Saves Water

Wind power uses less water than almost any other power generation technology, the Global Wind Energy Council has emphasized. The wind industry is calling on policy makers to take this into account in the critical and urgent decisions which will determine the character of the world’s power generation infrastructure for decades to come. Some 40% … Read more