Windpower Monthly, February 2015 (English)

6th February 2015

WORLDWIDE: It has never been cheaper to generate electricity from wind. We analyse the latest data and find that onshore wind looks set to remain the most cost-effective renewable energy source for the foreseeable future, despite falling solar PV prices.

Althought most wind-power developments still attract financial support - either in the form of capital subsidies or premium payments for the energy - the gap between the generation costs of wind energy and electricity from conventional thermal plants continues to narrow and, in some cases, to disappear completely.

Onshore wind costs fell in....read more