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Too Early to Assess Impact of COVID-19 on European Wind Sector – WindEurope

WindEurope believes the outbreak of COVID-19 still at a relatively early stage in Europe, and it is too soon to judge its impact on the wind energy sector WindEurope, formerly the European Wind Energy Association, an association based in Brussels for promoting the use of wind power in Europe, has stated that with the outbreak […]

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Wind Energy – The Struggling Pillar of the European Green Deal: WindEurope

Wind is a natural pillar of the European Green Deal, but the sector is struggling and Europe is at risk of losing its global leadership on wind energy. When launching the European Green Deal in December President von der Leyen described it as the EU’s new growth strategy. The Industrial Strategy to be launched by […]

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Blade Recycling now a top Priority for the Wind Industry

Wind turbine recycling is an important task for the wind industry – and it is making significant progress in the right direction, according to WindEurope. Wind turbines already have a recyclability rate of 85 percent to 90 percent. However, making the turbines 100 percent recyclable is an important task for the wind industry – and […]

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North Seas Nations to Reinforce Cooperation on Offshore Wind

The 10 North Seas nations have agreed to their 2020 Work Programme on offshore wind deployment as a means of reaching climate neutrality by 2050 Energy Ministers from North Seas countries have agreed to their 2020 Work Programme on offshore wind deployment as a means of reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The 10 North Seas […]

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Need Govt Action to Unlock Vast Potential of Floating Wind: WindEurope

Floating wind technology unlocks previously unimaginable horizons of wind power at sea – but it needs Government support for unleashing the full potential. The expansion of offshore wind, as part of the global fight against climate change, will require both bottom-fixed and floating offshore turbines. Floating technology unlocks previously unimaginable horizons of wind power at […]

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How to Exploit Offshore Wind Potential in Baltic Sea: Report

In order to exploit the full potential of offshore wind in the Baltic Sea, WindEurope’s Baltic Taskforce has released a new report answering some of the important “how’s?” In order to exploit the full potential of offshore wind in the Baltic Sea, WindEurope’s Baltic Taskforce has released a new report, ‘Boosting offshore wind energy in […]

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European Offshore Wind Energy Goals are Achievable: Report

The European Commission’s big goals for offshore wind, between 230 and 450 GW by 2050 are achievable provided right investments and spatial planning A new report has predicted that the European Union (EU) Commission’s big goals for offshore wind – between 230 and 450 GW by 2050 – are achievable provided the right investments in […]

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Europe Added 4.9 GW Wind Energy Capacity in First Half of 2019

Europe added 4.9 GW of new wind energy capacity in the first half of 2019, but onshore installations were down due to serious issues in Germany Europe added 4.9 GW of new wind energy capacity in the first half of 2019, according to figures released by WindEurope. The combined installations of new onshore and offshore […]

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Wind & Chemical Industry Partner to Advance Turbine Recycling

WindEurope, Cefic and EUCIA have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades. WindEurope, Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) and EUCIA (the European Composites Industry Association) have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades. In 2018 wind energy supplied […]

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