SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

January 06, 2011 02:45 ET

Europe on Track to Hit Renewable Energy Goals, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - January 6, 2011) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- Europe is on target to exceed its goal of generating 20% of its final energy needs from renewable energy sources. According to an analysis of the national renewable energy action plans from the 27 countries that make up the European Union (EU), Europe can achieve 20.7% of its energy from renewables, with wind energy playing a pivotal role. If implemented as outlined, the plans also show that Europe will be generating over one third, or 34%, of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

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