EWEAEuropean Wind Energy Association
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Using Interop's cloud-hosted eWEA solution, operators on any network can quickly provide their subscribers with alerts based on the latest Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements.
Thomas Becker, chief executive officer of the EWEA, said: "The 27% target is disappointing and is contrary to the incoming Commission's plans to make Europe the world leader in renewables," adding that, "the EU urgently needs to put in place a legal and regulatory framework for renewable energy for the post-2020 period.
EWEA OFFSHORE 2011, organized by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), is Europe's largest exhibition of offshore wind turbines.
Taking place in Amsterdam between November 29 and December 1, EWEA Offshore 2011 is Europe's premier wind energy event.
Taking place in Amsterdam between November 29 and December 1, EWEA Offshore 2011 is Europe''s premier wind energy event, where the industry''s brightest minds meet to exchange knowledge and forge business relationships .
According to the EWEA report, during the first half of the year 2010 around 118 new offshore wind turbines were installed and fully connected to the grid for providing a total of 333 MW power output which is more than half of the 577 MW output produced by the offshore wind turbines in the preceding year, and the total number of offshore wind turbines located in 43 fully functional offshore wind farms is 948 and the total power yield from them as 2396 MW thus indicating a strong growth during the current year.
"2010 will be even bigger," said Christian Kjaer Chief Executive of EWEA. "Wind Day has grown in popularity since its launch in 2007 because wind power itself is breaking all records.
There are a number of actions all Member States could take: creating a one stop shop approach for contacting the different authorities, writing clear guidelines for developers, and introducing better and streamlined spatial planning procedures," Justin Wilkes, EWEA Policy Director, is quoted as saying
"Realistically, wind can provide 50% of power supplies by 2050 if the necessary changes to infrastructure and markets are made," said Christian Kjaer, EWEA's Chief Executive.
For 2010 the EWEA expects the completion of 10 additional European offshore wind farms, adding 1,000 MW--equivalent to market growth of 75% over 2009.
The declaration, drawn up by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), commits businesses to ensuring that a sufficient supply of turbines, components, foundations, installation and cable-laying vessels are available to exploit this abundant, free, and fuel-free energy source.