Tag Archive for 'Steel Engineering'

November 2012 breaks records for the most UK electricity generated from wind energy

December 3rd, 2012 by RenewableUK

Three times in November 2012 wind energy broke its own record for electricity generation, most recently hitting over 4.5 gigawatts and accounting for 11.45% of total electricity demand in the UK, according to official figures from National Grid. A report ‘UK Onshore Wind Investment‘ by financial advisory firm Mazars found that 2012 has been the […]

UK global leader with over 2.6 GW of installed offshore wind capacity

September 28th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, celebrates a milestone for the offshore wind sector in September 2012. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than 1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s […]