World Wind Day, also known as Global Wind Day, is observed on 15th June every year. The day is encouraging and raises awareness on wind energy, which is a natural form of energy and also sheds light on all the ways that wind energy helps to shape the energy systems and the way it encourages economic and other growth in the society. Global Wind Day began in Europe in 2007 and globally in 2009.
World Wind Day: History
EWEA established the day as Wind Day in the year 2007 and later in 2009, EWEA (European Wind Energy Association) and GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council) teamed up with aims to coordinate the events globally and the name was changed to Global Wind Day aka World Wind Day.
Important Static for all competitive examination:
- Chairman of Global Wind Energy Council: Morten Dyrholm.
- CEO of Global Wind Energy Council: Ben Backwell.
- Headquarters of Global Wind Energy Council: Brussels, Belgium.