Wind power could meet 25% of global electricity demand by 2030

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Wind power could meet nearly a quarter of total global electricity demand by 2030, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) most optimistic predictions.

In a report out earlier this week in conjunction with Greenpeace International, Global Wind Energy Outlook 2012, the GWEC models and compares three scenarios representing the status quo, a ‘moderate’ scenario encompassing current support and planned support mechanisms for wind power, and an ‘advanced’ scenario where a more ambitious path is followed.