2017-06-23
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/25384-windeurope-global-wind-day-gw-fossil-fuels-giles-dickson

Today is Global Wind Day

Wind power is the leading source of new power generation in Europe and in many countries around the world

Official Press Release WindEurope:

Wind Industry Profile of
Wind Power leading the charge to drive out fossils

Wind Power leading the charge to drive out fossils

Today we celebrate Global Wind Day. With over 500GW installed worldwide, wind power has become the leading source of new power generation in Europe and in many countries around the world.

In 2016 alone $112.5 billion were invested in wind power globally, and the industry now employs 1.2 million people making it one of the fastest growing industrial segments in the world. Wind power has become a major driver for a sustainable energy future. Wind power is already the least-cost option for new power capacity in rapidly increasing number of markets. In 2016, unsubsidised new renewable power was cheaper than fossil fuels in over 30 countries, and by 2025 that will be the case in most countries around the world. “We are on the road to a sustainable energy... More

Keywords:
WindEurope, Global Wind Day, GW, fossil fuels, Giles Dickson
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Windfair Editors
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WindEurope





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