Posts Tagged ‘record’

New record set for Scottish wind power generation

Wind power output has helped set a new record for the first half of the year, according to an independent conservation group. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found wind turbines provided around 1,039,001MWh of electricity to the National Grid during June. View full post on Wind Power News

Winds of change: gusts across Europe help set renewable power record

Nuclear, wind and solar power in UK generate more electricity than gas and coal combined for first time ever The windy weather across Europe in the past 24 hours may have been a curse for summer picnics, but it has set records for renewable power. Related: ‘Spectacular’ drop in renewable energy costs leads to record […]

‘Spectacular’ drop in renewable energy costs leads to record global boost

Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals across the world despite investment in renewables falling Renewable energy capacity around the world was boosted by a record amount in 2016 and delivered at a markedly lower cost, according to new global data – although the total financial investment in renewables actually fell. […]

Turbine Breaks World Record for Wind Power Generated in Just One Day

A 722-foot tall, 9-megawatt wind turbine operating at an offshore testing site near sterild, Denmark has set a new world record for wind electricity generation. The V164 turbine, built by Danish energy company MHI Vestas, produced 216,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity in just 24 hours, enough to power 240 U.S. homes for a month . View […]

Christmas Day 2016 sets new UK record for renewable energy use

Green energy such as wind power made up 40% of electricity generated in Britain, compared with 25% on 25 December 2015 Christmas Day was the greenest on record for energy generation, according to the power group Drax. The company said more than 40% of the electricity generated on the day came from renewable sources, the […]

Wind farm auction for ocean zone continues after record bid

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Bonus for clean energy as wind power breaks record

Wind power has hit a new UK record of generating more than 10,000 megawatts of power, National Grid has said. The milestone was reached in the half-hour ending 2.30pm on Wednesday, with 7,091 megawatts of electricity feeding into the transmission grid, and an estimated 3,013MW generated by wind for local distribution networks. View full post […]

Record 46% of UK’s electricity generated by clean energy sources in 2015

Official figures show low-carbon sources accounted for almost half of national electricity supply last year – outstripping coal for the first time Almost half the UK’s electricity came from clean energy sources such as wind and nuclear power last year, official figures have revealed. Renewables accounted for a quarter of the country’s power supplies in […]

US wind energy output hit record in ’15, industry group says

Workers move a wind turbine nacelle at a Vestas Wind Systems plant in Brighton, Colo. View full post on Wind Power News

Clean energy attracts record global investment

Clean energy investment surged in China, Africa, the United States, Latin America, and India in 2015, driving the world total to its highest ever figure – $328.9 billion – up 4 percent from 2014’s revised $315.9 billion and beating the previous record, set in 2011, by 3 percent. View full post on Wind Power News