Jan 10, 2017

Scotland smashed two wind power records in December

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Wind turbines in Scotland generated power equivalent to all its electricity needs for four straight days, between December 23 and 26, new analysis from WWF Scotland has shown.

Furthermore, on December 24, 74,042 megawatt hours of electricity generated from wind power was sent to the National Grid, a record.

With electricity demand on Christmas Eve 56,089 megawatt hours, WWF Scotland noted that wind turbines generated the “equivalent of 132 percent of Scotland’s total electricity needs that day.” The environmental group’s figures come from analysis of data provided by WeatherEnergy.

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