Five developing countries ‘could add 3.5GW of wind energy in reNews reports on the publication of our ‘Capturing economic opportunities from wind power in developing economies‘ report produced in collaboration with  the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

reNews mention that Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia and Morocco could add 3500MW of wind energy capacity in the next five years, according to the report. These five developing countries could generate an extra US$12.5bn for their economies and create 130,000 FTE work-years.

It also quotes Associate Director at BVG Associates Mike Blanch as saying: “This analysis shows the considerable ongoing benefits arising from accelerating wind project deployment in Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, and Morocco. On offer is a pathway for greater economic growth while simultaneously improving energy security and resilience.”

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