2012 Global Wind Day launches photo competition

2 February 2012

In the run-up to Global Wind Day on 15 June – the annual day promoting the power of the wind around the world – photographers are invited to let their imaginations take the lead and show wind energy technology in a new way, in line with the competition title, “Wind in Mind”.

The winner will receive a €1,000 Amazon voucher with five runner-up places receiving a  €250 voucher. Winners will be chosen by an expert jury and announced on Global Wind Day 15 June.

The overall winning photo will also become part of an online professional photography collection,, and be published in renewable energy newspaper ‘Recharge’ and in the European wind energy industry magazine Wind Directions.

Terms and conditions

The competition is open until 6 May 2012 20:00 GMT (09:00 AEST).

Entries will be accepted from now. This competition is open to participants from any country. Participants must be at least 18 years old at time of entry. There is no entry fee, and each participant can submit a maximum of three images to this contest. EWEA/GWEC/Recharge employees are not eligible to takepart in the competition, nor are their relatives or members of their families.

Read more on the official website of the Global Wind Day or enter the competition here.