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Finland Nearly Doubled Its Wind Power Capacity Last Year

Yale E360

Finland saw its wind power capacity grow by 75 percent in 2022, according to the Finnish Wind Power Association, a wind energy trade group. Read more on E360 →.

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Huge wind power growth predicted 

A Greener Life

By Anders Lorenzen By 2027 a record 680 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power capacity could be installed. This is according to an industry report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The Terawatt milestone Last year the total installed wind power capacity grew to 907 GW – up from 78 GW in 2021.


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COP27 hosts Egypt to build major wind power project

A Greener Life

The country recently announced that its Egyptian New and Renewable Energy Authority and the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company have approved a major wind power project, developed by a company based in a country hostile to phasing out fossil fuels; Saudi Arabia. GW of wind power installed, the 1.1

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How the U.S. Is Planning to Boost Floating Wind Power

Scientific American

The Biden administration is eyeing a 70 percent cut in the cost of floating offshore wind power by 2035

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5 Powerful Facts for Global Wind Day

Union of Concerned Scientists

We at the Union of Concerned Scientists think a lot about wind power. In honor of Global Wind Day , here’s a roundup of what we’re seeing and what we’ve been thinking—five facts about wind energy to keep in mind as you celebrate, or at least make note, on June 15. Wind power is big, and getting bigger.

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First cargo ship with wind-powered technology sets sail

Environmental News Bits

A cargo ship vessel has been outfitted with wind power technology, bringing wind propulsion to commercial shipping for the first time. The vessel, Mitsubishi Corporation’s Pyxis Ocean, is chartered by Cargill and outfitted with two Bar Tech Wind … Continue reading First cargo ship with wind-powered technology sets sail

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Wind-powered Cargo Vessel Holds Hope for a Greener Future

Ocean Conservancy

While a wind-powered cargo vessel may seem like a 19 th Century idea, the Grain de Sail may be a herald of a greener future rather than a nostalgic nod to the past. Building more vessels that travel at this slower speed regardless of using wind power or conventional engines will also lead to quieter oceans and less air pollution.