10 Mar '17, 2pm

Milestone In Denmark Shows Off ‘Power Of Wind’ https://t.co/ToVHBZyH70

Milestone In Denmark Shows Off ‘Power Of Wind’ https://t.co/ToVHBZyH70

Denmark has once again demonstrated the remarkable strength of its wind resource, producing 98 GWh of energy from onshore and offshore wind turbines over a 24-hour period on Feb. 22 – representing a remarkable 104% of the country’s entire energy demand. The wind on this particular day didn’t cause a momentary spike in energy generation, as was the case with the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), which set a new wind penetration record only 10 days earlier, but supplied electricity continuously throughout the day and night. According to Benjamin Wilhelm, public affairs advisor for WindEurope (formerly the European Wind Energy Association), Denmark’s achievement demonstrates that wind is an abundant and powerful energy source and that it is rapidly leveling the playing field in the power sector. “Success stories – such as this one in Denmark – are a testimony to the innovative Euro...

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