August 25, 2016

...AND CHEAPER...:

Scotland Is The Latest Country To Run For A Day On Renewables Alone (CHARLIE SORREL 08.23.16, Co.exist)

As the world enjoys month after month of the hottest weather ever recorded, more and more countries (like Portugal and Costa Rica) are proving that renewables can provide enough electricity to exceed their entire power needs. Scotland is the latest to join the club: Its wind turbines recently supplied its entire energy needs for one day.

On Sunday, August 14, Scotland's wind turbines pumped 39,545 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity into the grid, while the country's entire consumption was 37,202 MWh. That includes homes, factories, businesses, everything.

Posted by at August 25, 2016 4:06 PM

  

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