24 February 2022
European wind energy supply chain struggling, Green Deal at risk
To reach its 40% renewable energy target for 2030, the EU needs to build 30 GW of new wind a year. But it built only 11 GW in 2021 and is set to build only 18 GW a year over the next five years. These low volumes undermine the Green Deal. And they’re hurting Europe’s wind energy supply chain. In a letter to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson and the CEOs of the five European wind turbine manufacturers Enercon, GE, Nordex, Siemens Gamesa and Vestas highlight that the European wind energy supply chain is in not in good health.
Read the letter