26 Sep '17, 11am

Wind could provide 30% of Europe's power by 2030, WindEurope claims

Wind could provide 30% of Europe's power by 2030, WindEurope claims

Wind could provide up to 30% of the continent's power demands by 2030, according to projections released by WindEurope in its Scenarios for 2030 report. Denmark, Ireland, Estonia and the Netherlands could have more than half of their power demand met by wind under this outlook. Between 2020 and 2030, Europe’s installed capacity could grow 11.9GW/year, according to WindEurope’s most likely scenario — 700MW below the projected annual growth (12.6GW/year) between 2017 and 2020. In its Outlook to 2020 , also released today, the industry body predicted that more than 50GW could be installed by 2020 (including capacity already installed this year), bringing the EU’s total installed capacity to 204GW. For this to happen around €90 billion worth of investment and "ambitious" policies would be needed, WindEurope added. The growth in capacity is likely to be concentrated in Germany ...

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