World Wind Energy Association

Founding Year: 2001



Peter Rae (President)

An international organization for the worldwide promotion of wind energy. It works to provide a platform for the communication of all wind energy actors worldwide; advise and influence national governments and international organisations; and enhance international technology transfer.

The founding members of WWEA are the national wind energy associations. Consulting firms, scientific institutions, labs, academicians, students, wind energy enthusiasts, and equipment suppliers are also members. WWEA has more than 600 members in more than 100 countries from all continents (as of November 2019), and is governed by a multinational board.

Membership categories:

  • Ordinary members: wind energy associations
  • Scientific members: scientific and research institutes
  • Corporate members: companies and public bodies
  • Individual members


World Wind Energy Association contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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