Zoë Casey's Blog Posts

- July 09, 2013

Wind Energy in Brazil: The Country of the Future?

At the end of 2012, Brazil had 2.5 GW of installed wind capacity, enough to power four million households, accounting for 2 percent of national electricity consumption. In 2012 alone,...

- May 30, 2013

Polish Offshore Wind Energy Worth €17.5 Billion by 2025

Poland could be adding €17.5 billion (PLN 73.8 billion) to its economy by 2025 if it develops its offshore wind energy sector to a potential six gigawatts, a new report by Ernst & Young...

- May 24, 2013

Rising Energy Dependency Endangers Europe’s Economy

The issue of energy may have been overshadowed by that of tax at yesterday’s EU summit of Heads of State in Brussels, but its growing importance and impact on Europe’s economy is one...

- April 02, 2013

Wind Power Costs UK Consumer Just 18 Pounds a Year

While debate in the media rages on whether the UK’s green energy policies will raise electricity bills or not, Ed Davey, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has said...

- March 06, 2013

UK Government Needs "Plan B on Nuclear" – Wind Energy Can Rise to the Challenge

An interesting story was posted on the Guardian yesterday, saying that the UK government needs a “plan B” on nuclear power because of the danger that new reactors will not be built...

- January 29, 2013

French Favour Renewables, but Perceive High Costs

Nine in ten people in France are in favour of renewable energy, a survey published on Thursday in Le Monde’s annual special publication Le Bilan du monde found, largely because of their...

- January 28, 2013

Belgian and German Electricity Systems Keep Lights on Despite Nuclear Turn-off

Freezing temperatures in both Belgium and Germany have put both countries’ power systems to the test this week, but neither country has experienced electricity blackouts despite the...

- January 08, 2013

French Wind Power Covers Record 10 Percent of Demand

Right at the end of last year, on 29 December, wind power in France covered a record 10% of the country’s electricity demand, the French blog “habitat durable” reported. France’s wind...

- October 18, 2012

Local communities invest in Danish wind energy

By Fiona Woo, World Future Council Winds of 60 km per hour hit us as soon as we alighted from the bus at Hvide Sande – “White Sand” – on the west coast of Denmark, home to a community-owned...

- September 20, 2012

Europe's emerging wind energy markets grow, mature markets face difficulties

By Pierre Tardieu, Co-Chair of the Policies and Markets track at EWEA 2013 Cross-posted from the European Wind Energy Association's blog Some wind energy markets across Europe are experiencing...

Zoë Casey

Zoë Casey

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) is the voice of the wind industry, actively promoting the utilisation of wind power in Europe and around the world.

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