Thursday, February 4, 2016

42% electricity generated from wind - new world record set by Denmark



Source: http://www.energymarketprice.com/

Danish state electricity provider Energinet confirmed that in 1,460 of 8,760 hours during the year, windmill production actually exceeded the domestic power needs of the country. The Danish parliament established a goal to achieve at least half of its electric power from wind by 2020. 
By 2030, the country hopes that 90% of the electricity and heating supply will arrive from clean energy. Denmark has long been on the forefront of wind power, installing its first wind turbines during the oil shocks of the 1970s. Read more at http://thinkprogress.org/