Uruguay Could Become the World Leader in Wind Energy Generation by 2015

From EV Wind

By Anupam Jolly

Out of the total 90 percent of renewable electricity, 45 percent will come from hydropower, 15 percent from biomass and the remaining 30 percent will come from wind energy.

The figures would put Uruguay above Denmark, which generates 26 percent of its electricity from wind, as the world leader in wind energy generation.

Uruguay, the small South American country, which till date has been known mostly because its human population is outnumbered by its cattle herd, could soon be adorned with an environmentally friendly cap as the country is aiming to produce 90 percent of its electricity consumption by means of renewable sources.

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