Wind energy provided 14% of Britain’s electricity last month, according to National Grid.
Yet again, weekly, monthly and half-hourly wind generation records were broken in the UK last month.
According to the National grid [hyperlink], January was the most productive month ever for wind energy in the UK. It provided 14% of Britain’s electricity (4.13 terawatt hours) during the month, which is the equivalent to powering 8.7 million UK homes. 1.119 gigawatt hours generated per week, breaking another record.
The UK’s overall capacity (onshore and offshore) provided over 12 gigawatts for the first time, enough to supply 7 million British households.
According to the National Grid, this represents the role that wind energy is now playing in the country’s energy mix...Read More