Medical News We could put enough wind turbines on European land to power the world

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Medical News

Technology

13 August 2019

By Adam Vaughan

There’s a lot of space for turbines out thereiStock / Getty
There is enough land available in Europe for millions of wind turbines that could power the entire world, an analysis has found.
While the falling price and rapid deployment of offshore windfarms has captured attention in recent years, windfarms on land make up the bulk of Europe’s installed wind power and are much cheaper. Building far more of them is still seen as key for meeting the EU’s long-term climate targets.
Luckily, there appears to be plenty of room. An international team found 4.9 million square …

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