G8 & Climate change - 12% of the world’s electricity can be supplied by wind; 11 billion tonnes of CO2 saved by 2020
Climate change is a top priority for both G8 and EU UK Presidencies. By 2020, 12% electricity from total of 1,250 GW of wind power installed will save a cumulative 10,771 million tonnes of CO2. 13 countries around the world can help to achieve major wind growth, according to the industry report "Wind Force 12", released today.
EWEA is the voice of the wind industry, actively promoting wind power in Europe and worldwide. It has over 600 members, which are active in over 50 countries, making EWEA the world's largest and most powerful wind energy network.