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  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • Wind power technology explodes in Europe

    According to the Worldwatch Institute, wind power accounted for about 40 percent of new electricity generation installations across Europe in 2007. Wind capacity in the European Union rose 18 percent in 2007, with new records in several countries.  Additions of 8,554MW, an increase of 12 percent over 2006 installations, brought the EU's total to 56,535 megawatts. Total wind capacity ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Offshore wind powers ahead in Europe

    A building boom is underway offshore in Europe. Up to 400 giant wind turbines are due to be built off the northeast coast of the UK in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind development. Output from the Dogger Bank project will be 1.2 Gigawatts – enough to power ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Europe´s Wind Power and Energy Future: EWEA 2013

      - Opening press conference Vienna, 10.30 on Monday 4 February 2013 Chief executives, energy ministers, international journalists and energy experts from all around the world will meet in Viennaat the EWEA 2013 annual event from 4-7 February 2013, to discuss Europe'senergy policy and the future of wind energy. Last year 150 journalists, 10600 visitors and 523 exhibitors from 83 countries ...


    By WindEurope

  • Consent secured for largest onshore wind farm in Europe

    Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has been granted consent by Scottish Ministers to develop in southern Scotland a wind farm with a total capacity of up to 456MW. The wind farm will be built in two phases and, on completion, will be the largest onshore wind farm in Europe. The wind farm, known as Clyde, is located between Biggar and Moffat. It became part of SSE’s development ...


    By Scottish and Southern Energy

  • Wind Turbine Service Market in Europe 2014 - 2018

    ResearchMoz include new market research report"Wind Turbine Service Market in Europe 2014 - 2018: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis and Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Wind Turbine Service market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 9.02 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in aging wind farms. The Wind ...


  • Europe’s Installed Wind Capacity will Increase 64% by 2020

    Wind turbine installations in the European Union will increase 64% by 2020 compared to 2013 levels, according to data compiled by the European Wind Energy Association. A protracted economic crisis in Europe since 2009 and regulatory instability in a number of key European markets has contributed to EWEA’s new scenario for 2020. EU member states will reach a combined 192.4GW of installed ...


    By WindEurope

  • UK-Ireland wind power deal is model for Europe

    The agreement to be signed today in Dublin by the Energy Minister of Ireland and the UK Secretary of State for Energy to pave the way for the export of Ireland's wind energy to Britain could serve as a template for other countries - and be a step towards a pan-European electricity grid. "With greater grid integration the UK and Ireland can expect more independence from imported fossil fuels, ...


    By WindEurope

  • Research and Markets: Renewable Energy in Europe

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jsgtvn/renewable_energy) has announced the addition of the "Renewable Energy in Europe" report to their offering. Renewable Energy in Europe industry ...


    By Research and Markets

  • `The North Seas as the energy pool of Europe`

    Members of European, national and regional parliaments signed a Joint Declaration on the North Seas Countries Offshore Grid Initiative (NSCOGI) expressing the need for a stronger cooperation among the 10 NSCOGI countries (Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and the United Kingdom).  The North Seas Countries Offshore Grid ...

  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Renewable Energy in Europe

    This study includes the analysis of all renewable energy and clean technology Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) deal activity in Europe since 2009. This study seeks to answer the following questions as part of its comprehensive and detailed analysis: Ø Which sectors are showing the most promise in investment? Ø Which countries have the most congenial environment for the success of ...


  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Research and Markets: Renewable Energy in Central and Southeastern Europe: a detailed report covering wind, solar, biomass, hydropower and geothermal energy

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/84a34a/intellinews_cee) has announced the addition of the "IntelliNews CEE & SEE Renewable Energy Report" report to their offering. The IntelliNews CEE & SEE Renewable Energy Report offers an extensive summary of the ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Wind Energy Update: Offshore Wind 2011: the Facts

    Wind Energy Update reports offshore wind, with its incomparably high energy production per hour witnessed important developments during 2011: RWE - The fifth largest utility company in Europe, with 3 offshore wind projects in the UK (North Hoyle, Rhyl Flats and Greater Gabbard) and a pipeline of 6.5GW of offshore wind capacity, announced 40% increase in its annual renewables investments to ...


    By PRWeb

  • Global Wind Day - Parachuting and Painting from Europe to the US, Australia to Uruguay

    On 15 June 2011, 'Global Wind Day', citizens from around the world can discover the benefits of wind energy while having fun. With Middle East instability affecting oil prices and debate over nuclear following Fukushima, the hundreds of events on offer on Global Wind Day will show people everywhere how wind can be part of a stable, clean energy ...


    By WindEurope

  • WISE Power launches online engagement tool for onshore wind farms in Europe

    The project website - WE Engage - aims to foster public support for onshore wind power through information and advice to communities, Transmission System Operators, developers and local authorities. The interactive platform creates a one-stop shop for information-sharing, which allows groups and individuals to have a say in the siting ...


    By WindEurope

  • Iberdrola Renovables commissions Europe’s second-largest wind farm in Granada, Spain

    Iberdrola Renewables ended 2007 with 7,704 MW of operational capacity, and projects for another 42,000 MW, consolidating its world leadership position*. The company invested more than €250 million in the El Marquesado facility in Granada province, Andalusia’s largest wind farm with a capacity of 198 MW. Chairman Ignacio Galán announced new investments of €1 billion in Andalusia through 2010. ...


    By Iberdrola

  • GE helps Europe’s largest onshore wind project move into Phase Two

    GE Energy has signed an agreement to supply up to 101 of its 2.5xl wind turbines to CEZ Romania for Cogealac, the second phase of the Fantanele wind project. When both phases are completed, they will create the largest onshore wind farm in Europe. CEZ Romania is part of CEZ Group, the largest utility in Central Europe. The European Union (EU) currently has a goal of cutting greenhouse gas ...


    By General Electric

  • Iberdrola renovables and the ebrd agree to jointly develop wind projects in eastern Europe

    The collaboration agreement has already been approved by both boards The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will invest €125 million to take a 25% stake in the company’s subsidiaries in Poland and Hungary Ignacio Galán, Chairman of IBERDROLA RENOVABLES and Varel Freeman, First Vice President of the EBRD, today agreed to complete this transaction in the coming ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Wind energy can overtake coal and gas as Europe`s largest power source by 2030

    Wind energy will be the largest source of power supply in the EU by 2030 if governments apply the right level of ambition in their climate and energy policies, according to EWEA’s latest report. Wind power can exceed gas, coal and other forms of energy by the end of the next decade if European member states follow the ambitious end of the policy framework they’ve set for 2030. Total ...


    By WindEurope

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