06 Feb '12, 11am

EU wind energy capacity grew 11 per cent during 2011 - 06 Feb 2012 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

The EU added 9,616MW of wind energy capacity during 2011, making up more than a fifth of total new power installations, industry figures have today revealed. Offshore growth in the UK and onshore projects in Sweden and Germany helped push member states to a combined total of 93,957MW – an 11 per cent rise on 2010 and enough to supply 6.3 per cent of the EU's electricity – the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) said. FURTHER READING DECC outlines vision for British wind farms made from British parts UK at the forefront of Europe's 866MW offshore wind surge Overall, Germany remains the EU country with the largest installed capacity, followed by Spain, France, Italy and the UK. The level of capacity added is slightly down on the 9,648MW that came online in 2010, due in part to falling numbers of installations in mature markets such as France and Spain. However, the EWEA ...

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