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Wind Generated 35% Of British Electricity Last Week

March 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Wind energy accounted for 35% of Great Britain's electricity generation for the week running Friday 8 March to Thursday 14 March, beating out all other generation sources, and also saw offshore wind beat out nuclear energy. 


Energy Needed To Charge Tesla Semi Could Power 3,200 UK Homes For 1 Hour, Analyst Claims

December 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

John Feddersen is the director of Aurora Energy Research, an international market intelligence and research agency. He told the Financial Times recently that the power needed to recharge one Tesla Semi in 30 minutes, as touted by Elon Musk at the introduction of the electric Class 8 truck on November 16, would power up to 3,200 typical UK homes for one hour. His calculations are based on hauling a fully loaded cargo trailer for 500 miles -- the maximum range of the Tesla Semi according to Musk, a task he says would consume 1600 kilowatt-hours of electricity



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