Introduction – Global Wind Day is also known as World Wind Day which was celebrated every year on June 15 all around the world to spread awareness about wind energy and its benefits or uses for common people worldwide. The main aim of this international day is to enhance knowledge about the wind energy among common people across the world. Global Wind Day is observed to inform about wind energy with its power and possibilities that holds to change the world. This international day promotes wind energy, which is one of the natural energies without any pollution and not harmful to common people.
History – The first World Wind Day was celebrated by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) in the year 2007. The collaboration of EWEA and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) made this day as a worldwide event in the year 2009. This global day is celebrated in 18 countries in Europe with a participation of about 35,000 people. In 2009, the name Global Wind Day was given after two years in the year 2009.
Significance – World Wind Day is celebrated to spread awareness about wind energy with no adverse effects on people. As per Wind Europe, now the onshore wind is one of the cheapest forms of energy, especially in Europe. Wind turbines are used to produce electricity by using wind energy without any pollution. Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy such as wind turbines that can be used in producing electricity and are available at an affordable price. It is another form of energy without using any fossil fuels that cause pollution.