China outpaces the EU in wind energy development

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A general view of the Roedsand 2 Offshore Wind Farm, Denmark

China is outpacing Europe in an industry that could be key for its future growth


China has overtaken the EU in installed wind energy capacity over the course of 2015, warned the European Wind Energy Association on Wednesday, February 10.

China installed three times the wind power installed by the EU to reach 145 GW total capacity compared to the EU’s 142 GW, the advocacy group warned.

The wind energy advocacy group warned that a long term strategy was required for Europe to continue to lead the technological renewables race. Giles Dickson, Chief Executive Officer of th...


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