EU reaches 100GW wind power capacity

Installed wind power capacity for the European Union has passed the 100GW mark. A new report by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) states 100GW of wind power can generate energy over a year to meet the demands of 57 million households. This is equivalent to the power produced by 39 nuclear plants, 52 gas […]

UK leads European wind race

The European Wind Energy Association has published offshore wind energy statistics for the first half year of 2011 that shows the UK is leading the construction of wind power technologies. There was also a 4.5% increase in installations of offshore capacity compared to the first half of 2010. 101 new offshore wind turbines, with a […]