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World Wind Day 2022: History, Theme, Significance

by Rishika Choudhury

Date & Time: Jun 15, 2022 7:00 AM

Read Time: 2 minute



World Wind Day will be observed on June 15, 2022, all over the world, to recognize the potential of wind power. It's a day dedicated to learning more about wind energy, its power, and the possibilities it holds for reshaping our energy systems and the world.

Goal of World Wind Day

The goal of World Wind Day 2022 also known as Global Wind Day is to enhance public awareness about wind energy and its benefits.

The fuel obtained from the wind is known as wind power. It is one of our most geriatric energy sources, and it is now the most efficient and established renewable power source in the modern era. Eolic energy is a literary term for wind power, originating from the name of the Greek mythical hero Aeolus, the Wind Keeper.

Benefits of wind energy:
• It is one of the most environmentally friendly and efficient energy sources.
• Wind energy is a pure energy source since it is not dependent on fossil fuels like coal.
• It is a renewable fuel source that will never run out.

History of the World Wind Day
• The first Wind Day was organised in 2007 by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).
• However, in 2009 the EWEA teamed up with the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and made it a global event.
• In 2012, the clubs sponsored a photo competition with the themes being "The Wind in Mind" and "Future Wind." Encouraging people across the world to capture the best pictures possible.

Theme of World Wind Day 2022

The topic for World Wind Day 2022 is to recognise and celebrate the benefits of wind energy, as well as to raise public awareness about the power and potential of wind energy to transform the energy systems we use.

Corporations and communities all across the world celebrate World Wind Day with a variety of activities.

Parades are among the attractions, which include anything from wind turbine demonstrations to educational lectures and field tours to wind farms.

Significance of World Wind Day

With global warming looming, it's more crucial than ever to maximize the usage of renewable energy sources like wind. According to globalwindday.org, wind energy is now the most widely used energy source. 

In the previous year, the wind industry created more jobs in the EU than the gas and coal industries combined.

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