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Europe invested €27bn in new wind farms in 2018

Europe invested €27bn in new wind farms in 2018, which will finance a record amount of future new wind energy capacity. This is according to WindEurope’s annual Financing and Investment Trends report published today. The amount invested is similar to previous years. But thanks to cost reduction, especially in offshore wind, it will finance a record 16.7 GW of new wind capacity. 1 MW of new onsh...
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Ireland has most new installed wind capacity in EU

Wind energy was the most installed form of power generation in Europe in 2017, according to a report from Wind Europe. The EU installed more than 15GW of wind power capacity in 2017, an increase of 20 per cent from2016, the report found. Wind energy remains the second largest source of electricity in the EU behind gas, accounting for 12 per cent of Europe`s electricity demand. On the other hand...
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