Wind in power - 2009 European statistics
More new wind power capacity was installed in the EU in 2009 than any other electricity-generating technology. 39% of all new capacity installed in 2009 was wind power, followed by gas (26%) and solar photovoltaics (16%). Europe decommissioned more coal, fuel oil and nuclear capacity than it installed in 2009. Taken together, renewable energy technologies account for 61% of new power generating capacity in 2009. Investment in new European wind farms in 2009 reached €13 billion, including €1.5 billion offshore. 10,163 MW of wind power capacity were installed across the European Union a 23% increase compared to 2008 installations made up of 9,581 MW onshore (up 21% from last year) and 582 MW offshore (up 56% from last year). 2009 is the second year running that more wind power capacity has been installed than any other electricity-generating technology, and wind's share of newly installed capacity increased from 35% in 2008 to 39% in 2009. It is also the second successive year that renewable energies have accounted for the majority of new investments.
Langue : Anglais
Type d'ouvrage : Bilan / Statistique
Centre 1 : CLER - Dossiers
Date modification : 31/03/10