Tagged with wind energy

Comparing wind energy generation in the US and the EU

Comparing wind energy generation in the US and the EU

Michael MacDonald from the Energy Performance Measurement Institute and a friend of EiD provides an important comparison of wind energy developments in 2015, comparing the United States with the European Union.   Wind Electricity Generation for the US and EU28, 2015 Wind electricity generation has been growing dramatically this decade, and this brief note summarizes … Continue reading

The winds of change

The winds of change

Definitely, offshore wind farms are increasingly appearing in the US.  Interestingly, according to Diane Cardwell from the New York Times, companies from Europe are taking a dominant role.   U.S. Offshore Wind Farm, Made in Europe Carl Horstmann strode around the floor of his factory here, passing welders honing head-high metal tubes as sparks flew. … Continue reading