Scotland Shows Global Wind’s Potential
Wind power records set in Scotland...
Anmar Frangoul, 3 April 2017 (CNBC)
“Scottish wind turbines sent more than 1.2 million megawatt hours of electricity to the National Grid in March…[and] produced enough electricity to meet, on average, the electrical needs of 136 percent of Scottish households, equivalent to 3.3 million homes. This represented an increase of 81 percent compared to March 2016…Scotland is home to 25 percent of Europe's offshore wind resources and that, overall, renewables are Scotland's…[single biggest source of electricity generation]…Globally, the International Energy Agency has described wind energy as…[developing towards a mainstream, competitive and reliable power technology]…” click through for WeatherEnergy