Fans of wind power were vindicated yet again last weekend as it emerged that almost a quarter of the electricity consumed across the EU was generated by turbines.
The renewable energy industry has taken another step forward with plans to open an industrial sized battery site at a biomass plant in Sheffield.
Wind energy in Europe experienced a bumper year for installations with 6.1 GW of additional energy capacity installed within the first six months of 2017. These figures were released by WindEurope, an organization actively promoting wind energy in Europe and the rest of the world, last July 27.
A report published by the European Environment Agency has shown that the increasingly rapid rollout of renewable energy sources around the EU has had a major impact on bloc’s greenhouse gas emissions.