UK generates “record” amount of wind power

UK generates “record” amount of wind power

UK generates “record” amount of wind power

For the first time more than six gigawatts (GW) of power has been generated by wind in the UK.

Last Friday (29 November) between 2.30pm and 3pm, wind turbines produced an average of 6,004 megawatts (MW), making up 13.5% of the UK’s total electricity demand at that time, according to National Grid statistics.

That’s enough to power more than 3,410,000 British homes, said trade body RenewableUK.

Read the full article here http://www.energylivenews.com/2013/12/02/uk-generates-%E2%80%9Crecord%E2%80%9D-amount-of-wind-power/

Source: Energy Live News

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