Guardian ‘Windy weather carries Britain to renewable energy record Windfarms supplied third of UK’s electricity this week, with output hitting 14.9GW high Storm Diana brought travel chaos to road, rail and airports, but the clouds did have a silver lining: the strong winds helped set a renewable energy record. Windfarms supplied about a third of […]

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New analysis confirms Scottish wind farm provided enough power last month for nearly five million homes Scotland’s fleet of onshore and offshore wind farms set another record last month, providing enough clean power for nearly five million homes. According to a new analysis from WWF Scotland, wind turbines delivered power over the course of the […]

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Welsh Assembly Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has set out Wales’ ambition to become a leading country in the development of marine energy.   The Minster gave the keynote speech at the Ocean Energy Europe conference and exhibition which took place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, where the Welsh Government hosted a trade stand and 16 […]

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Ground-breaking multi-megawatt turbine has potential to transform wind power market A ground-breaking next generation multi-megawatt turbine developed by the EU-funded ECOSWING project has the potential to transform the wind power market – the turbine looks set to change the way wind turbines operate and greatly expand the wind-energy sector. Capable of producing more than three megawatts […]

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