Published on May 31st, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan11
European Wind Power: Denmark, Portugal, & Spain Leading the World
May 31st, 2014 by Zachary Shahan
The Earth Policy Institute always produces great content, so I’m happy to share another article from that team via this sustainablog repost. Beforehand, however, I’ll just point you in the direction of a bit more (context from previous CleanTechnica articles).
We’ve got articles with more details on some of the points quickly noted below, such as Denmark rising above 30% electric from wind power, wind generation getting to #1 in Spain, as well as Denmark, Spain, and Portugal’s wind power leadership in relative terms such as wind power per capita and wind power per GDP.
And for a ton of wind fun, check out these wind energy facts and charts.
By J. Matthew Roney Denmark produced one third of its electricity from the wind in 2013. In no other country has wind’s share of annual electricity generation yet topped 30 percent. But the Danes are not stopping there—they are eyeing a goal of…