08 Aug '11, 12pm

UK leads the global race on wind power - Energy Saving Trust:

The UK is leading the way in wind power deployment, installing more turbines this year than any other country, figures show. A report from the European Wind Energy Association reveals that between January and June, a total of 101 wind turbines of 348.1MW were connected across Europe. Now, investments must be made to the National Grid, argues Rob Norris, press officer at Renewable UK, in order for the UK to make the most of the energy generated. "We're very keen that the UK should play its part in upgrading our National Grid and our links to the European grid, so we can make the most of the energy and not have this absurd situation where you have energy that could be exported going to waste because there's nowhere to put it," he said. Work is being done to connect the UK grid to other European countries and in the long-term a European super grid could one day be created, sh...

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