June 15, 2018

Discover the power of wind! June 15 is Global Wind Day


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 reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economies and boost jobs and growth.

Today, wind energy is a mature and mainstream technology and one of the fastest growing industrial sectors in the world with over $100 billion invested in 2015.

In the EU alone, the wind industry installed more than gas and coal combined last year with enough cumulative installed capacity to meet 11.4% of the region’s electricity consumption, equivalent to powering 87 million households.

Global Wind Day is a coordinated action between WindEurope and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the national associations to introduce the general public to wind energy through a series of activities. In the run-up to 15 June, hundreds of public events will be held all over the world from family outings and wind farm visits to seminars with experts and leading industry figures.
Click here learn more about events in Austria and worldwide.

If you want to learn more about wind power from an academic point of view, the MSc Renewable Energy Systems might be right for you. The part-time MSc program is a cooperation between TU Wien and Energiepark Bruck/Leitha. Next to the technological foundations of the different renewable energy sources, general economic and legal knowledge is imparted. Learn more about the MSc Renewable Energy Systems at our Info Session on June 19, 18:00 at TU Wien (free entrance). Please register here.

Renewable Energy makes sense… Energize your future!
For detailed information on the MSc program, please visit our homepage: newenergy.tuwien.ac.at

Next program start: November 15, 2018
Apply before June 30!


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