Zoë Casey's Blog Posts

- October 26, 2011

European Commission Calculations on Energy Future Called into Question

A leading German newspaper, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), has reported on a leaked European Commission document on energy futures for 2050, saying that the European Commission’s...

- October 20, 2011

EU's €9.1 billion infrastructure package will electrify Europe

The European Commission yesterday unveiled a €9.1 billion plan to modernise and extend Europe’s energy infrastructure to help meet Europe’s climate and energy needs. The announcement...

- October 06, 2011

Setting 2030 renewables targets will help beat climate change

By Christian Kjaer, Chief Executive, European Wind Energy Association Europeans take climate change seriously, as today's Eurobarometer survey results show. Nearly nine in ten of us...

- August 25, 2011

Accelerating Germany's shift to renewable energy

Blackstone, one of the world’s largest asset management and private equity firms, are investing in the Meerwind Offshore Wind farm in Germany. They’ve written for EWEA on why they chose...

- July 14, 2011

Wind Industry Consistently Stronger Than Expected

The wind industry is rapidly expanding, that much you probably already know. But did you know that it is expanding so fast that both the European Wind Energy Association and the European...

- June 16, 2011

EU 45% Renewable Energy Target for 2030 Must be Set Now

A 45% renewable energy target for 2030 would create the future policy-stability the green energy sector needs. This was one of the main messages emerging from last night’s public debate...

- June 08, 2011

Clarity on the true cost of electricity

The question of electricity cost is tricky. Most of us know oil prices go up and down – and are currently at record highs – which in turn affects the power price.  And we know that...

- May 11, 2011

More than enough renewable energy to meet future energy demand

Some thoughts by the European Wind Energy Association's CEO, Christian Kjaer, following the publication of the IPCC's special report on renewable energy: I am just returning from Abu...

European Commission in favour of 2030 renewable energy target?

Significant news for the renewable energy industry in Europe emerged yesterday after Connie Hedegaard, the European Commissioner for Climate Change, again stated that we should “be...

- June 15, 2010

Green bonds needed to boost economic recovery

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) last night called for green bonds to be set up to help kick-start the European economy following its deepest...

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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