2007-06-17

Lots more wind power in Portugal

Reading an article in the national issue of Metro Portugal stating that the capacity of wind power in terms of installed wind turbines will increase from 1800 MW today to 7100 at latest in 2012. It also says that 1800MW is 7% of the "produced" energy in Portugal. So predicted 20% in 2012 from wind power alone.

There was an article the other day stating that too much alarmism in the media only will cause apathy. Thus no change will lead from exaggerated alarmism.

So this increase in wind power energy capacity in Portugal is a very positive sign of change.

Now we only have to be much better at using that energy ...

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2 Comments:

At June 18, 2007, Blogger Luigi Mario said...

Theres a lot of potencial also ate the "Assembleia da República", its called "Cabeças de Vento" (Wind Heads) ;)
Nice news though :)

 
At June 18, 2007, Blogger Johan said...

sadly there are plenty of airheads in most parliaments ...

if you see my previous post on the european solar map Alentejo really seems to be a good spot for solar panels ... lots of opportunities in Portugal :-)

 

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