Tag: wind power
In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.
"It's great to see renewables continuing to power Scotland, adding to the year on year evidence that greater investment in both renewables and storage is the way forward."
Tax credits have fueled the renewable energy industry's boom, but the Senate tax bill "undermine[s] our capacity to use renewable energy tax credits, which have value only if they can be monetized."
Wind generated enough electricity to power 7.116 million homes, or about three times the number of Scottish households.
Scotland has officially switched on the Hywind Scotland, the world's first floating wind farm.
"We are grateful and honored to accept the inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and a grant from the Wallace Global Fund that will help us continue our resistance against the pipeline and transition to clean energy technologies like wind and solar."
In rural districts short on resources, wind farm revenue can clearly make a huge difference.
Denmark previously produced 140 percent of its country's electricity needs from wind power.