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European Wind Energy Association calls for end to fossil fuel subsidies

June 30th, 2012 by The European Wind Energy Association

The European Wind Energy Association urged EU Leaders at the EU summit on 28 June 2012 to: Agree on investments in renewable energies, and end fossil fuel subsidies Increase European Investment Bank capital to fund renewable energy Agree on procedures to divert EU funding towards renewable energy projects Earmark EU Cohesion and Research funds for […]

Maritime spatial planning required for increased number of sea users

June 30th, 2012 by The European Wind Energy Association

The report “Seanergy 2020 delivering offshore electricity to the EU” finds that the European Commission needs to encourage EU Member States to carry out maritime spatial planning, and co-operate on how they use their sea space, due to the growing number of users of Europe’s seas, including offshore renewable energy. The Seanergy 2020 report, which […]

Wind energy’s growing importance as part of a sustainable future for all

June 15th, 2012 by The European Wind Energy Association

Global Wind Day is Friday 15 June, when thousands will experience the power of wind energy at more than 200 events in at least 40 countries around the world. Global Wind Day is building pressure on world leaders gathering next week for the Rio +20 Summit to commit to doubling the share of renewable energy […]

Atlantic offshore wind farm development will provide jobs and industrial opportunities

November 28th, 2011 by The European Wind Energy Association

The European Commission has identified offshore wind development in the Atlantic as part of the “new economic reality” of which coastal areas need to take advantage. “By 2020, around 20% of the European offshore wind installed capacity could be located in the Atlantic basin”, stated the Commission in its newly published “Maritime Strategy for the […]