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EWEA: Europe’s installed wind capacity will increase 64% by the end of the decade

July 28, 2014 EWPA's blog - etea

EWEA scenarios 2020Wind turbine installations in the European Union will increase 64% by 2020 compared to 2013 levels, according to data compiled by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).  

For Estonia, EWEA predicts that the current wind energy capacity of nearly 300 MW will  grow up to between 550 and 1000 MW, according to the low and high scenario. Read more »

Wind turbine turned into art in Estonia for Global Wind Day

June 17, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul

Viru-Nigula kunstEstonian Wind Power Association turned one of country’s wind turbines into art for this year’s Global Wind Day. The idea to decorate the turbine with dandelions was selected among 46 brilliant ideas sent for the competition “Art on Wind Turbine”.

The artwork was painted on one of the tower’s in Viru-Nigula wind farm in the East of Estonia and is well seen by people driving pass the wind farm on Narva highway. The dandelions ready to let fly their seeds are symbolizing the flow of energy and wind. Read more »

See how the turbine was painted

June 15, 2014 EWPA's blog - etea

Wind turbine turned into art in Estonia for this year’s Global Wind Day

“Wind Turbine Art” contest is open

April 23, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul

For this year’s Global Wind Day the Estonian Wind Power Association invites artists and designers – both amateurs and professionals – to participate in the art contest. The canvas is a real wind turbine located in the North-East of Estonia – let’s give it a unique and stunning identity.

The “Wind Turbine Art” contest is open until 4th of May 2014 and it has a prize of 500 euros. Read more »

Next week: 5 steps to becoming a champion at EWEA 2014

March 5, 2014 EWPA's blog - Tuul

“A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. A true champion is someone who wants to make a difference and who never gives up,” Felix Losada, Deputy Head of Corporate Communications at Nordex. How to become a champion? With EWEA 2014 taking place in the same week as the UEFA Champions League match FC Barcelona vs. Manchester City – everyone in the world of wind power and football is thinking, how can I be a champion in Barcelona? Read more »

December 20, 2013 EWPA's blog - etea

Coming: first Estonian Offshore Wind Energy Conference

October 14, 2013 EWPA's blog - etea

Baltic Sea with its strong winds, but still a relatively mild environment makes the region both technically and economically but also environmentally favourable for wind energy production.

However to realize this potential we need national strategies, clear legislation, maritime spatial planning and cooperation between countries.

These topics will be discussed by 15 top experts at the first Estonian Offshore Wind Energy Conference, organized by the Estonian Wind Power Cluster.

Read more and see you on the 29th and 30th of October, 2013 in Hiiumaa!

 

Microgeneration: The great potential of small scale energy generation

September 20, 2013 EWPA's blog - etea

The great potential of small scale electricity and heat generation and the actions that need to be taken were the key issues raised in a motion for a resolution adopted by the Parliament on Thursday. Read more »

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