This is a very interesting piece from National Wind Watch which in turn was gleaned from an article in the Sunday Times. Considering the number of new applications for wind farms happening all over the country, I wonder how similar the situation is in Ireland and how much the consumer has to pay to essentially stop wind farms from operating?
Credit: Scottish wind farms are the main beneficiary of compensation as the network is unable to cope with the power produced | Mark Macaskill | The Sunday Times | December 29 2019 | www.thetimes.co.uk | [text provided by 3rd party source] ~~
Scottish ministers have been accused of an “irresponsible” dash for green energy as new data reveals that wind farms have expanded while being paid record sums of money to power down turbines.
This year, the operators of 86 wind farms across…
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