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October month shows high wind generation

Renewable energy generation in October increased with 15% compared to the same month in 2018. The higher number came mainly from wind energy, according to statistics by Energieopwek.nl. On average, 33,000 MWh of wind energy per day was generated, with two peaks of more than 85,000 MWh. In October, the share of onshore wind was…

Wind responsible for 14% of European electricity

WindEurope released their report, Wind Energy in Europe 2018, today. According to the findings, wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity last year, up from 12% in 2017. Wind power capacity rose in Europe by 11.3 GW: 8.6 GW onshore and 2.65 GW offshore. Continued growth in capacity and the use of more powerful…

Europe adds 2.6 GW offshore wind in 2018

Europe added 2.6 GW of offshore wind capacity during 2018. This is an 18% increase with 2017. Offshore wind now represents 2% of all the electricity consumed in Europe. This is the conclusion of the report, ‘Offshore Wind in Europe – Key trends and statistics 2018’ that was released by WindEurope this week.  15 new…