05 Feb '13, 3pm

EWEA Press Release from #EWEA2013: Wind power for 9 million households in Eastern Europe by 2020

Wind power in Central and Eastern Europe will become a significant source of electricity production by 2020 and Turkey’s wind power generation capacity will grow even faster - provided there is a stable legal framework in each country. The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today published a new report, ‘Eastern Winds’, analysing the emerging wind power markets in Central and Eastern European countries, plus Turkey, Ukraine and Russia. “Wind energy in Central and Eastern Europe, including Turkey, will substantially reduce the fossil fuel dependency of the power sectors”, said Christian Kjaer, Chief Executive Officer at EWEA. “But some countries – such as the Czech Republic, Hungary and Bulgaria - are without stable renewable energy legislation, and investors and banks will withdraw unless governments put in place long-term renewable energy policies.” Twelve newer EU M...

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