Zoë Casey's Blog Posts

- 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...

- June 08, 2010

Global Wind Day events start this weekend

Global Wind Day – a worldwide celebration of the climate, energy and employment benefits of wind power – is fast approaching. With many events happening this weekend, check out www.globalwindday.org...

- June 01, 2010

Turbine blade goes up in EU quarter, Brussels

Sparkling white, tall and sleek, right in the middle of the EU-quarter stands a 29.5 metre wind turbine blade. The slender wing casts a shadow on the European Council Justis Liptus...

- May 28, 2010

Stronger EU leadership needed on move to 30% CO2 cut

Disappointment in some quarters, relief in others – yesterday’s publication by the European Commission on moving beyond 20% greenhouse gas emission reductions was met by a mixed bag...

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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