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UK has wasted about 1.3GWh of wind

UK has wasted about 1.3GWh of wind The UK has lost above 1.3GWh of wind since the beginning of the energy crisis in September 2021 due to the lack of energy storage capacity. That’s one of the discoveries of a brand new report by energy storage developer Highview Power which implies as a result of…
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Sites revealed that may hold floating wind projects

Sites revealed that may hold floating wind projects The Crown Estate has today discovered five ‘areas of search’ for the advancement of floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea. The Queen’s property manager predicts these areas may deliver 4GW of floating offshore wind power and power approximately 4 million houses by 2035. The areas have…
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BlackRock & Mubadala invest in Tata Power Renewables

BlackRock & Mubadala invest in Tata Power Renewables: Tata Power’s renewable energy firm is getting an investment of $525m of a 10.53% stake by BlackRock Real Assets and Mubadala. Tata Power Renewables will contain 5 renewable business units of Tata Power, made up of utility scale solar, wind & hybrid generation assets, solar cell and…
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Storm Franklin aids in the greening of a UK university!

Storm Franklin aids in the greening of a UK university!: Storm Franklin winds assisted a university in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, in meeting 50% of its electricity demands using green energy. “The two wind turbines on our energy park have generated approximately 50% of our campus energy consumption today and have recorded a high wind speed of…
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Ireland sets a new record for wind energy production

Ireland sets a new record for wind energy production: Over the weekend, strong winds helped Ireland set a new record for wind power generation. Wind generation reached a record high of 4,584MW on Saturday at 1.15pm, according to Ireland’s national grid operator. According to the report, the total electricity demand on the island at the…
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As Storm approaches wind farms generate record electric

As Storm approaches wind farms generate record electric Storm Malik brought in gusts of up to 90mph in locations throughout the UK, giving Britain’s grid its highest ever percentage of wind power. The record was set on Saturday, following the storm that ravaged northern England. “Today saw the most wind ever on Great Britain’s electricity…
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Last coal-fired power station’s chimney destroyed

Last coal-fired power station’s chimney destroyed: Scotland has just reached a watershed moment in coal history. It comes after the 600-foot chimney of Longannet Power Plant, Scotland’s last remaining coal-fired power station, was demolished. Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, detonated 700 kg of explosives earlier today to bring down the chimney stack that has stood…
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Vestas confirms that data has been stolen

Vestas confirms that data has been stolen: A cyber security breach has turned out to be the nightmare before Christmas for Danish wind turbine company Vestas, as hackers published stolen data. “The stolen data has been leaked by the attackers and potentially offered to third parties.” That the company confirmed. The problem, which was discovered…
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WindEurope call for ban on wind turbine blades as landfill

WindEurope call for ban on wind turbine blades as landfill The wind industry has called for all countries in Europe to place a ban on landfilling wind turbine blades by 2025. Industry organisation WindEurope is exremely committed to reusing, recycling, and/or recovering 100% of the decommissioned wind turbine blades. At the moment, the recycling of…
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Wind turbines hit new records

With the weather being windy and rainy, most brits have been stuck inside after the lockdown lifted, however wind turbines hit new records. Wind turbines have ensured the grid became greener. Almost two thirds of Britain’s electricity was provided by wind turbines stated the National Grid ESO. They stated “Our provisional data indicates a new…
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