2020-10-27
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/33758-europe-installation-wind-energy-onshore-offshore-germany-uk-spain-sweden-france-green-deal-requirement

It's Still Not Enough!

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WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said: “Wind was 15% of Europe’s electricity. But Europe is not building enough new wind farms to deliver the EU’s goal that it should be half of Europe’s electricity by 2050.”

Official Press Release WindEurope:

Europe now gets 15% of its electricity from wind but is not building enough to deliver the Green Deal

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Europe now gets 15% of its electricity from wind but is not building enough to deliver the Green Deal

Europe installed 15.4 GW of new wind energy in 2019. Three quarters of this was onshore wind, 11.8 GW, new offshore wind was 3.6 GW. Europe now has 205 GW of wind energy. And it accounted for 15% of all electricity consumption in Europe last year.

The United Kingdom (2.4 GW, both onshore and offshore) installed the most new wind farms. Then came Spain (2.3 GW, all of it onshore), then Germany (2.2GW, both onshore and offshore), followed by Sweden (1.6 GW, all onshore) and France (1.3 GW, also onshore). Germany which has long been the engine of the wind industry in Europe is at a standstill. It only installed 1.1 GW of onshore wind last year — its lowest since 2000. And they announced very few new investments, indicating that next year won’t be much... ... More: Official Press Release WindEurope

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Europe, installation, wind energy, onshore, offshore, Germany, UK, Spain, Sweden, France, Green Deal, requirement







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