After record levels last year, world wind power is set to break new records in 2013

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With total capacity exceeding 280,000 megawatts, wind farms generate carbon-free electricity in more than 80 countries, 24 of which have at least 1,000 megawatts. In Texas, a further 21,000 megawatts of wind projects are under consideration, much of which could be accommodated by the “Competitive Renewable Energy Zones” high-voltage transmission projects scheduled for completion by the end of 2013. But it is Denmark that sets the bar for wind’s role in electricity production.

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The sun keeps shining bright: World solar power topped 100,000 megawatts in 2012

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PV semiconductor materials convert the sun’s rays directly into clean, carbon-free electricity. EU countries now annually installing hundreds or thousands of megawatts include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, France, Greece, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Renewable portfolio standards (RPS)—laws now in 29 states typically requiring that renewables account for a specified share of the electricity that utilities sell—have historically driven U.S.

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Brita Climate Ride 2009

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but we need to see a significant commitment to curbing global warming and increasing renewable energy options," Quinn said. Climate Ride is the first group bicycle ride to address climate change and renewable energy issues. Climate Ride also endeavors to show that the bicycle is the ultimate carbon-free machine and a viable form of transportation. Climate Ride is the first group bicycle ride to address climate change and renewable energy issues.

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World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

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Denmark gets one third of its electricity from wind, well on its way to a target of 50 percent by 2020. Denmark, Germany, and Belgium each added at least 190 megawatts to their totals, while China added 39 megawatts. But increasingly dire scientific warnings about the consequences of climate change mean that the world will need to accelerate the shift to carbon-free, renewable sources of energy even more so in the years to come.