Trade group says European wind investment could total $111 billion through 2021

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Bloomberg:European investment in the wind industry could accelerate to 100 billion euros ($111 billion) in total over the next three years, breaking records along the way.That injection of capital would translate to an extra 53 gigawatts of wind power capacity being added by 2021, according to research from Brussels-based trade association WindEurope. Europe currently has about 190 gigawatts of wind power installed.Last year, a record 65 billion euros was raised for the building of wind farms, refinancing, project and company deals as well as money from public markets.Investment in new onshore wind projects hit 16.4 billion euros in 2018, representing almost 40 percent of all new power investments in Europe. Northern and western Europe accounted for 35 percent of all new financial investment decisions last year, WindEurope said.More: European wind industry investment could hit $111 billion by 2021 Trade group says European wind investment could total $111 billion through 2021last_img read more

Major changes to Laois hurling squad

first_imgJoe Fitzpatrick, John A Delaney, James Walsh, Tommy Fitzgerald and Brian Stapleton have all retired while Zane Keenan has opted off the panel due to work commitments.After a successful season with Clough Ballacolla Darren Maher returns.The midlanders retained their division 1-B status in 2015 and enjoyed a Leinster Championship win over Offaly before losses to Galway and Dublin.last_img

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott signs $31.4M franchise tender

first_imgRIVERA: Adams wants trade to Cowboys, putting Jets in impossible situationIf no deal is worked out by then, then they will have to renegotiate next offseason or the quarterback will hit free agency, although the Cowboys could also choose to franchise him again. Dak Prescott signed his $31.4 million franchise tender with the Cowboys for the 2020 season on Monday, the team announced.Prescott, who was tagged back in March, and the Cowboys could still try to work out a multiyear contract extension. The two sides have until July 15 to work out a deal. The 26-year-old Prescott is entering his fifth season in the NFL and is coming off his best year, finishing second in the league with a career-high 4,902 passing yards and fourth in the league with a personal-best 30 touchdown throws.Since being drafted in the fourth round in 2016, Prescott has never missed a game, his 15,778 passing yards rank sixth in the NFL and his 97 touchdown passes are tied with Carson Wentz for ninth.Despite being one of the league’s top passers, the two-time Pro Bowler has made just $4.9 million through his first four seasons in the NFL.last_img read more