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Europe’s installed wind power capacity will increase 64% by 2020

European Union countries to install 75GW of wind energy over next 7 years, an increase of 64% installed wind power capacity, bringing the total to 192.4 GW. Up to €124 billion in wind farm investments across the EU expected by 2020, creating 100,000 additional jobs by 2020. Wind turbine installations in the European Union will … Continue reading Europe’s installed wind power capacity will increase 64% by 2020

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European Union: Advances in renewable energy

In recent years, the scope of renewable energy has gone beyond solar energy and wind power to encompass a myriad of sub-topics. To reflect this diversity, 23 innovative renewable energy demonstration projects in 16 EU Member States have been awarded EUR 1.2 billion. The projects cover areas such as bioenergy (including advanced biofuels), concentrated solar … Continue reading European Union: Advances in renewable energy

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EU greenhouse gases in 2011: emissions fall 2.5%

Emissions of greenhouse gases in the European Union (EU) fell on average by 2.5 % from 2010 to 2011, although several countries increased emissions. Almost all European countries are individually on track towards their commitments under the Kyoto Protocol compared to last year, according to two reports published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). … Continue reading EU greenhouse gases in 2011: emissions fall 2.5%

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