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WIND ENERGY TO HELP AVOID 1.5 BILLION TONS OF CO2 ANNUALLY BY 2020
Description/achievement of initiative

Global Wind Energy Council pledges to support the global wind industry, governments and civil society in making wind the single largest contributor to the decarbonisation of the global power sector.

Implementation methodologies

We pledge to redouble our advocacy,capacity building and awareness raising efforts to bring the benefits of wind energy to all countries on all continents, as a driver of energy security, economic development and green jobs as well as mitigating climate change and reducing local air pollution.

For details please refer to the following deliverable.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Global Wind Industry, Global Wind Energy Council
Open to additional partners
Progress reports
Goal 7
2020
Global Wind Energy Council will work with the global wind industry, governments and all other relevant stakeholders towards installing at least 1000 GW of cumulative wind energy capacity by 2020

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2020
Partners
Global Wind Industry, Global Wind Energy Council
Open to additional partners
Countries
Contact information
Mr. Steve Sawyer , Secretary General, steve.sawyer@gwec.net
United Nations