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    Wind Generates 100% of Scotland’s Electricity Needs for Entire Day

    Wind Generates 100% of Scotland’s Electricity Needs for Entire Day

    Wind energy had a banner day in Scotland. Thanks to an unseasonably windy Sunday, wind turbines generated more electricity than the country actually needed. Gale-force winds helped provide a record 106% of Scotland’s electricity needs on Aug. 7. Flickr After analyzing data from WeatherEnergy, the environmental group WWF Scotland announced that wind turbines generated more […]

    Wind Energy Threat to Birds Is Overblown

    Wind Energy Threat to Birds Is Overblown

    Wind energy is one of the cleanest, most abundant, sustainable and cost-effective ways to generate electricity. It’s also one of the fastest growing U.S. electricity sources. At the end of 2013, there were enough wind turbines across the country to power 15.5 million typical American homes and cut annual power sector carbon emissions by 4.4 […]