A Record for Wind in Ireland
August 11, 2009
The New York Times Green Inc. blog reports on a record set in Ireland on Friday, July 31, when output from the country’s turbines peaked at 999 megawatts, which is enough to supply over 650,000 homes. The story says the record-breaking power reached customers across Ireland, ranging from large industries to households. At certain times during the day, the wind-produced power met 39 percent of Ireland’s demand for electricity. To read more, go here.