Investing €1bn in port facilities ‘could cut offshore wind costs by 5%’

WindEurope says they will be needed to install 70GW of offshore wind before 2030

Europe to install 87GW of new wind capacity by 2022

Total capacity is forecast to reach 258GW over the next four years

Europe ‘too dependent on UK’ for offshore wind installations

Latest figures reveal the nation installed 911MW out of a total 1.1GW of projects in the first half of 2018

EU wind power spending down 19% as costs fall

  Investments in new wind energy capacity in Europe fell to €22.3 billion (£19.8bn) last year. It was down 19% from 2016 as the sector saw reduced costs, according to the latest statistics from WindEurope. While offshore wind investments dropped by 60%, down to €7.5 billion (£6.7bn), onshore investments hit a record level of €14.8 […]

European wind ‘boosting GDP and jobs but at risk’

The wind industry in Europe contributed €36 billion (£27bn) to the EU’s GDP last year. It also supported around 263,000 jobs, generated €8 billion (£6bn) of exports outside Europe and saved 166 million tons of emissions, according to a new report from WindEurope. The report suggests every €1,000 (£752) turnover generated in the wind industry […]

EU renewables sourcing platform launched

A new platform for businesses to source renewable energy in the European market has been launched. The RE-Source Platform is said to be the first multi-stakeholder hub in Europe bringing together the interests of both renewable energy buyers and sellers. It will pool resources and co-ordinate activities to promote a better policy framework for renewable […]

UK among six nations to drive wind growth in Europe

The UK is among six countries expected to drive the growth of wind power in Europe. According to new figures released by WindEurope, the renewable source has the potential to supply the region with 30% of power by 2030 with the right policies, reaching 323GW of capacity. It suggests the sector needs greater certainty on […]

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