At the first European Regions Energy Day in Brussels, Blogactiv spoke to Anne Bliek, Deputy Queen’s Commissioner for the Province of Flevoland in the Netherlands. She explained some of the issues surrounding government policy when it relates to clean energy subsidies.
Archives for Wind power
January 12, 2010
In December 2008 the EU has decided onto providing at least 20 percent of its energy needs – the equivalent of 30 percent of its electricity consumption – supply from renewable sources by 2020 latest. To that end, it will need to generate about one third of its electricity from renewables. This is anything but… » read more
May 26, 2008
Wind power is the most successful renewable energy, leaving aside hydro power for which it is becoming increasingly difficult to find suitable sites in Europe and the USA. By the end of 2008 the globally installed capacity of wind power will exceed 100 GW, the equivalent of 50 nuclear power plants, if we take into… » read more