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Industrial Info Resources

January 20, 2010 23:00 ET

Europe's Offshore Wind Grows 54% in 2009, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - January 20, 2010) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- Almost 200 offshore wind turbines with a combined power-generating capacity of 577-megawatts (MW) were connected to the grid in Europe in 2009. The latest figures from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) (Brussels, Belgium) show a 54% increase in new wind generation from 2008, when 373 MW was installed and connected. Last year saw 199 turbines installed at eight new windfarms.

IIR's Renewable Energy Database provides extensive coverage on the Wind Energy, Geothermal, Hydroelectric, Landfill Gas-to-Energy and Utility-Scale Solar power plants throughout North America, and is now expanding coverage across the world.

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