Wind Energy Could Supply 12% Of Global Electricity By 2020



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Wind power could supply up to 12% of global electricity by 2020 while creating 1.4 million new jobs and reducing carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions by more than 1.5 tons per year, according to the 2012 Wind Energy Outlook report, released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace.

Moreover, by 2030, wind energy could provide more than 20% of global electricity.