June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012 – Global Wind Day

After the “Global Sun Day” on May 04/05, 2012 the “Global Wind Day” is celebrated with a lot of events.

Photo: IG Windkraft Österreich

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. It is a day for discovering wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to change our world.
It is also a day for discovery of the work that has already begun by pioneers around the world. In more than 75 countries around the world, wind farms are in operation, generating energy from a clean and renewable source.
Thousands of individuals are involved in the production of energy from the wind, but for many people, wind energy is a mystery. Global Wind Day is the day when you can visit wind farms, meet experts, attend events and find out everything you want to know about wind energy.
The European Wind Energy Association – EWEA – and the Global Wind Energy Council – GWEC – coordinate the Global Wind Day through a network of partners. The day started as a European one in 2007 and went Global in 2009. On 15 June, thousands of public events are organized all over the world.

Check out the Events map to find out about events near you.

The two international MSc Programs “Renewable Energy in Central & Eastern Europe” and “Environmental Technology & International Affairs” offered by the Continuing Education Center (Vienna University of Technology) also deal with issues of renewable energy and sustainability.

Details on these programs you´ll find under http://newenergy.tuwien.ac.at/ and http://etia.tuwien.ac.at/.

MSc „Renewable Energy in Central & Eastern Europe“:
Next program start: October 04, 2012
Application deadline: June 29, 2012

MSc „Environmental Technology & International Affairs:
Next program start: September 24, 2012
Application still possible.



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