Eastern Winds

Emerging European wind power markets

Eastern Winds

Published: February 2013

Pages: 177

Size: A4


Eastern Winds examines the frontier of wind power development in Europe. The report deals with the prospects for wind power in central and eastern Europe, tackles financing and provides an in-depth analysis of 12 emerging wind power markets. Eastern Winds is also a tool for decision-makers highlighting bottlenecks, regulatory challenges and providing policy recommendations.


The report features:

  • In depth analysis of central and eastern European markets: first wave (Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Hungary, Poland) second wave and future markets covering:
    - Power market overview, wind energy sector, supply chain, legal framework, opportunities and challenges.
  • Analysis of the wind power sector's growth in the region - high growth in the more mature markets but boom and bust effect - and projections up to 2020.
  • Wind energy financing:
     - Requirements of private banks when financing projects in emerging markets, profiles of International Financial Institutions active in the region and EU funding.
  • Policy recommendations

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