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Record amount of future new wind energy capacity financed in Europe in 2018

Europe invested €27bn in new onshore and offshore wind farms in Europe in 2018. Cost reduction contributed to a record of future new wind energy capacity being financed with an amount similar to previous years. This is one of the conclusions of WindEurope’s annual ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report. Wind energy got 60% of all the new…

Further growth onshore wind in 2018

According to statistics from WindStats, a service by Bosch & Van Rijn, the total installed onshore wind capacity in the Netherlands has grown with 94 MW in 2018. In total, 166 MW of onshore wind power was added last year. However, a total of 72 MW was decommissioned in that same year. Windpark Krammer (87…

Growth in renewable energy and energy efficiency jobs

In a report published by CBS (Statistics Netherlands) last week, there is a growth in jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency. In 2017, a total of 150,000 energy related full-time jobs were reported in the Netherlands. Of these, 54,000 full-time jobs were related to renewable energy and energy effiency and 64,000 to conventional energy.…