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British Wind Power Sets New Generation Record

December 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The British wind energy industry is celebrating another milestone this week after the country's grid operator revealed that wind generation hit new highs during the previous week, producing a new high of 14.9 gigawatts (GW), or around 33% of Britain's electricity needs at a time of high demand. 

UK Renewables Break Records, Coal Drops To 6%

May 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The first quarter of the year was an impressive one for the UK's renewable energy fleet, with wind farms recording their highest ever quarterly output and solar power reaching a new high of its own for peak power output.

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