Europe is wealthy in wind resources – enough wind blows across Europe to power the entire continent. Today, tomorrow and forever. Wind energy can meet more than one fifth of Europe’s power demand by 2030, even with a predicted 50% increase in consumption. Europe is facing an energy crisis. Wind energy can serve as a leading solution – to security of supply, energy independence, rising demand, and mitigation of climate change. external energy dependence energy imports fuel costs fuel price risk exploration extraction refining pipelines resource constraints CO2 emissions radioactive waste ......