Industry welcomes EU wind power declaration
Europe's wind energy industry has greeted as a "great leap forward" a declaration on offshore wind power in Europe agreed at a workshop organised by the EU's Dutch presidency. The declaration recommends ways forward on market development, grid integration of large-scale offshore wind, and environmental aspects. The European wind energy association (Ewea) described it as "a great leap forward for offshore wind power in Europe". See Dutch economics ministry press release, and Ewea press release.