Tag Archive for 'Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm'

UK wind power reaches six gigawatts of installed capacity

January 18th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the renewable energy industries, has announced that the UK’s wind sector has reached a landmark 6 gigawatts of installed capacity – enough to supply electricity to 3,354,893 homes. The 6GW threshold was reached by the Ormonde offshore wind farm, off the coast of Cumbria, which now has 120 megawatts (MW) […]

UK offshore wind power generates substantially more electicity

December 25th, 2011 by RenewableUK

The latest UK Government figures on the amount of electricity generated by wind power have been welcomed by RenewableUK, the country’s largest renewable energy trade association, as proof of the increasingly significant contribution wind energy makes to UK households. Statistics for the third quarter of 2011, released by the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate […]