12 Nov '17, 12am

#Wind #energy makes 206% of #Scotland’s #electricity #Renewables not #FossilFuels #StopAdani #coal #climate #solar https://t.co/28v7dIn64b

According to researchers, wind turbines produced double the amount of electricity required to power the whole of Scotland. WWF Scotland have released findings from their analysis of data provided by Weather Energy. They found that on 2 October, 86,467MWh was provided to the national grid by wind turbines, which is more than double the country’s total daily electricity needs. Scotland’s total electricity consumption – including homes, industry, and business – on that day was 41,866MWh, meaning that wind energy produced 206% of the country’s needs. SEE ALSO: An outlook on the global energy mix in 2040 Virtual power plant market could reach $4.5bn by 2023 Investment in offshore wind farm could supply 250,000 homes with energy Read the latest issue of Energy Digital here The energy created was enough to supply 7.116mn homes, which is almost three time as many the residential p...

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