Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Denmark boosts wind ambition to half of national power needs

Denmark’s new government is raising the country’s wind targets, and now wants the renewable source to meet 50% of national power needs by 2020. With 3.75GW of wind capacity installed by the end of 2010 Denmark already has enough for a quarter of its demand.

The increased wind-power target is part of a more ambitious 2020 emissions-reduction plan for a 40% cut in CO2 compared to 1990 levels. The previous aim was for 30%.

Source: Recharge
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