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Onshore wind capacity at the end of 2019 remains far below 2020 target

With less than 4 GW of installed onshore wind capacity reached at the end of 2019, the Netherlands is still quite far removed from the 2020 target of 6 GW set by the Government in the Energy Agreement (Energieakkoord) in 2013. According to Windstats.nl, the Netherlands reached a total installed capacity of 3,553 MW of…

The Netherlands in fifth place in offshore wind capacity in Europe in 2019

Today, WindEurope, the European wind association, released its annual offshore wind report. According to the report, Europe installed a record amount of 3.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019, bringing the cumulative capacity to 22 GW. The Netherlands is in fifth place in cumulative capacity although it did not connect any new turbines…

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…