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Dutch Government doubles renewable energy subsidies

The Dutch Government is to double subsidies for renewable energy to €4bn from a previously planned €2bn. In a letter to the parliament, the Netherlands’ minister for economic affairs and climate policy Eric Wiebes announced that the decision was aimed at reducing CO2 emissions by 25% by the end of 2020, meeting the country’s obligations under […]

Wind Energy Goals

Quadrupling turbines, US can meet 2030 wind-energy goals

The United States could generate 20% of its electricity from wind within 10 years, without requiring any additional land, according to Cornell University research published in Nature Scientific Reports. “The United States currently produces about 7% of its electricity from wind energy,” said Sara Pryor, professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. “This […]

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