GWO is pleased to announce that innogy SE, Enercon and GoldWind have all signed on as a members of Global Wind Organisation.
innogy is based in Essen, Germany and began operations on 1 April, 2016. The company has more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe working in different business segments covering grid & infrastructure, retail and renewables.
Innogy has an installed capacity of more than 900 megawatts in offshore wind and over 1900 megawatts in onshore wind.
Enercon is based in Aurich, Germany and was formed in 1984. Enercon has specialized in using gearless turbines and has approximately 18.000 employees and activities across the globe. Enercon has 43,1 gigawatt power installed worldwide with more than 26.360 wind turbines installed.
GoldWind is based in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China and was founded in 1998. GoldWind has activities in Asia, Europe and the Americas and is among the largest turbine manufacturers in the world.
October 4th will be a special day as our community of safety and training in wind energy gathers in person for an all-new event in Copenhagen.
Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, the GWO Audit & Compliance committee has issued advisory notes communicating agreed advice, guidance and exemptions from our regular governance (requirements and standards).
Global Wind Organisation (GWO) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have signed a two-year partnership agreement to highlight the importance of safety, training and job creation to power wind energy development and the global energy transition. The wind energy industry is a major opportunity for countries to create high-skilled, local jobs to boost economic growth and reach their Paris Agreement goals.
The taxonomy establishes a transparent and coherent framework to describe safety training characteristics, allowing for a better understanding of “what good training looks like”.
The modules are reviewed in response to feedback from GWO members and 2020 workplace data from G+ which places manual handling incidents in the top three most reported injury processes.