01 Feb '13, 4pm

Spain's wind farms generated enough electricity to power every home in the country this week: via @EWEA

People who work in the Spanish wind energy sector will no doubt be sharing great news with those attending next week’s EWEA 2013 Annual Event in Vienna: the nation’s monthly wind-power output exceeded 6 terawatt-hours for the first time in January. The Spanish Wind Energy Association’s blog, Somos Eolicos, reported that amount of power would be enough to light most households in the nation. Bloomberg reported that the association — using data from grid operator Red Electrica de Espana — said the milestone was passed Tuesday this week from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. local time. “Since Nov. 1, wind has been the top technology in the electrical system,” the association was quoted as saying in a blog posting. “The last time any technology exceeded 6 terawatt-hours of monthly generation was in 2010, when it was combined-cycle gas turbines.” The Bloomberg story also said that wind generat...

Full article: http://www.ewea.org/blog/2013/02/wind-energy-lights-almos...

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