In a mere 6 months, wind turbines in Scotland were able to produce over 9 million megawatt hours. By those numbers, this means that Scotland's wind generation can power the equivalent of 4.47 million homes for 6 months. And what's even crazier? That's almost two times the actual number of homes in Scotland.
“Up and down the country, we are all benefiting from cleaner energy and so is the climate,” Robin Parker, climate and energy policy manager at WWF Scotland, said in a statement Monday. “These figures show harnessing Scotland’s plentiful onshore wind potential can provide clean, green electricity for millions of homes across not only Scotland, but England as well,” Parker added.
Scotland is hoping that by 2030, half of the country's energy can be produced by these wind turbines and other renewable energy sources. They are currently the world's largest operational offshore wind farm with the capacity to power tens of thousands of homes.
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