The Global Wind Energy Council’s latest data shows the Americas installed 11.9 GW more onshore wind capacity in 2018, an increase of 12% on last year.
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Preparing for the pathway to grid parity
The key message of China Wind Power 2018 was “Preparing for the pathway to grid parity.” Technological innovation and lowering the cost of energy are the two main ways to tackling the challenges of grid parity.
The local impact of wind energy in the spotlight on Global Wind Day
Today, on Friday, June 15, is Global Wind Day, an opportunity for citizens around the world to learn more about the wind power. For example, did you know that the wind industry provides 260,000 quality high-skilled jobs in Europe? On a global scale, that figure is now 1.15 million.
The Switch full-power converters pass HVRT test
Following the successful High Voltage Ride-Through (HVRT) testing in October 2017 of The Switch’s 1.5 MW full-power converter, The Switch’s 2.5 MW FPC has now also successfully passed the HVRT test.