Wind power in Europe

politics, business and society
  • 3.47 MB
  • English
Palgrave MaCmillan , New York, N.Y
Wind power -- Europe, Energy policy -- Europe, Renewable energy sources -- E
StatementJoseph Szarka.
LC ClassificationsTJ820 .S98 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17911658M
ISBN 101403989850
LC Control Number2007016446

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In Europe wind has become the biggest source of new power generation capacity, while also successfully competing with the gas, coal and nuclear sectors in China and the by: 2.

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The worldwide total cumulative installed electricity generation capacity from wind power has increased rapidly since the start of the third millennium, and as of the end ofit amounts to GW.

Since more than half of all new wind power was added outside the traditional markets of Europe and North America, mainly driven by the continuing boom in China and India. 10 THE ECONOMICS OF WIND ENERGY Figure shows how discount rates affect wind power generation costs. The rapid European and global development of wind power capacity has had a strong infl uence on the cost of wind power over the last 20 years.

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Ina record 63 gigawatts of wind power were installed around the world. The wind industry is marked by a proliferation of turbines. Offshore wind already is one of the fastest-growing maritime sectors in Europe. Its installed capacity was 5 gigawatts at the end of and is projected to increase eightfold bymeeting 4.By the 's, it is estimated that approximately twentyfive percent of Europe's industrial power was supplied by wind energy, and inwind power was first used to generate electricity in the.wind power in Europe, covering more than 80% of the total Manuscript receiv ed J ; revised Aug N.

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