15th January 2017: Increased use of renewables in energy supply

Assorted press releases have highlighted the increased use of renewables in our energy supply. For instance Drax advise that 40% of UK electricity was from renewables on Christmas day with 75% (on average 9.4 GW) from wind. According to the Guardian in the Netherlands electric trains are 100% wind powered with one turbine providing enough power in one hour for a train to travel nearly 200km.

Please see the articles for more Information:
(1) Drax: 2016 renewable energy makes it UK’s greenest Christmas yet
(2) Dutch electric trains become 100% powered by wind energy

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