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A New Record or Bad News for our Coal-Oil pro-conspiracy movement friends: Yesterday, Wind Produced 16,5% of Europe’s Total Electricity Needs


share of wind energy in electricity demand europe
Share of Wind Energy in Electricity Demand Europe:Caption: https://windeurope.org/about-wind/daily-wind/
  • 40% in Ireland (Irlande)
  • 35% in Spain (Espagne)
  • 45% in Portugal 
  • 33% in Germany (Allemagne)
  • 29% in Romania (Roumanie)
  • 57% in Denmark (Danemark)
  • 19% in Netherlands (Pays-Bas)
  • 18% in Lithuania (Lithuanie)

France :12%

 

Finland: tough choices to make after the Brexit


Finland Politics

BrexitAfter the UK vote in favor of the Brexit,  panic seems to emerge on the Finnish economic playing field: according to YLE, on the first day of trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange since Thursday’s vote, shares sank about six percent after the opening bell, at  its lowest level in five years. Outokumpu,  Metsä Board, Wärtsilä, Cargotec and Konescranes, Sampo, Nordea and Nokia dropped still more. And the  Finnish Parliament announced it will reconvene in a special session on Friday to consider the repercussions of the British vote.

In reality, from an economic point of view, Finland has little to lose as demonstrated by Standard and Poors’Financial Services has published a Brexit sensitivity index for countries. Finland, compared to other EU countries, has very little exports to UK (1,6% of GNP), a very low financial risk, very low foreign direct investments in GNP, and very low migrations to and from…

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A Small Country Goes Big With Renewables: Denmark’s Goal to be Fossil Fuel Free


(Global Research, )RMI March 2016
The small country of Denmark (pop. 5.6 million) is making a big commitment to renewables. In the early 1970s imported oil supplied 92 percent of Denmark’s energy. Today Denmark’s electric grid is over 40 percent renewably powered, and the country is aiming to reach 100 percent renewable electricity by 2035 and 100 percent renewable energy in all sectors by 2050. Denmark also plans to reduce its domestic greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2020 relative to 1990 levels–without the use of carbon credits—ten years ahead of the proposed EU target.

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Scotland probably is about to make a decisive investment point turning its declining Oil industry into Largest Floating Wind Farm producer in the World


Some days after Danish energy provider Dong announced it had signed off plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm  there are news of another milestone in the UK’s push for renewable energy : The Scottish government has granted consent for the world’s largest floating offshore windfarm to be developed off the coast of Peterhead.  Continue reading Scotland probably is about to make a decisive investment point turning its declining Oil industry into Largest Floating Wind Farm producer in the World