Denmark Ups Its Wind Power Ambition to 50% by 2020

By Nathan Siemers, Tree Hugger

An update on Denmark’s impressive progress and goals for wind power: Last year we reported that Denmark generated 20% of its electricity from wind power, on the way to 42% by 2020. Well, the latest info has it that wind power is now 26% of Denmark’s electricity and the nation has upped its target for 2020 to 50% (Reve, Revmodo).

Reve points out a key component in Denmark’s commitment to wind power, beyond the obvious political commitment: The Danish people themselves overwhelming support wind power, even when expanding it might mean construction happening nearby… Read more


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