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Scottish Wind Supplies 126% of Residential Power Demand in ‘Bumper Month’

Scottish wind turbines supplied enough electricity in October to meet 126% of residential electricity demand, Business Green reports.

“While nuclear power plants were being forced to shut because of cracks, Scotland’s wind and sunshine were quietly and cleanly helping to keep the lights on in homes across the country,” said WWF Scotland Director, Lang Banks. “It really was a bumper month for renewables in Scotland.”

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The trade group Scottish Renewables was expected to publish a 2015 general election blueprint that called for a green bond program to mobilize public investment in renewable energy projects.