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Analysis: Enercon plans 62GW by 2020

Analysis: Enercon plans 62GW by 2020

GERMANY: Enercon plans to have 62GW of onshore wind capacity installed around the world by 2020, compared with 37GW at the end of 2014.

Market Status: United Kingdom - New regime cuts cost as election looms

Market Status: United Kingdom - New regime cuts cost as election looms

UNITED KINGDOM The UK looks set for another year of steady if unspectacular growth in wind power capacity. Trade body RenewableUK predicts around 1GW being added to the onshore fleet in 2015, while three new offshore projects amounting to 479MW are also scheduled for commissioning this year.

Market Status: Sweden - Grid upgrade needed to repeat record year

Market Status: Sweden - Grid upgrade needed to repeat record year

SWEDEN Around 600MW of new wind capacity is expected to be installed in 2015, predicts Sweden's wind energy association. This is considerably less than the 965MW added last year.

Market Status: Portugal - Slower growth but 2020 target in sight

Market Status: Portugal - Slower growth but 2020 target in sight

PORTUGAL The combined factors of austerity and close-to-saturation wind penetration in Portugal continue to slow the rate of growth.


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