Wind Energy

Wind energy added more new capacity than any other form of power in Europe in 2015.

Across the 28 EU member states, wind accounted for 44% of all new power installations, connecting a total of 12.8GW to the grid – 9.766MW in onshore and 3,034MW offshore. The volume of new installations was 6.3% up on 2014. Total wind capacity in Europe now stands at 142GW and covers 11.4% of Europe’s electricity needs.

(http://www.ewea.org/news/detail/2016/02/09/wind-adds-13gw-new-capacity-in-2015-44-percent-of-all-new-power/)