The Irish electricity is now able to cope with 65% of electricity coming from intermittent electricity sources like wind and solar – an expertise Energy Minister Denish Naugthen believes can be replicated on a larger scale as Europe moves towards 50% renewable power by 2030.
Climate change is an urgent issue that demands global action. Following the Paris Climate Agreement, Europe has embraced the clean power transition and set itself a goal of becoming the world’s number one in renewables.
Wind energy has transformed from a niche sector to a mainstream industry. The wind sector has matured and continues to evolve, so has the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA is now WindEurope.