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Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world

windfarm off the coast of kent
Breath of fresh air … a windfarm off the coast of Kent. Photograph: Bob Strong/REUTERS

Wind isn’t just mysterious, destructive and exhilarating – capturing just 2% of it would solve the planet’s energy needs at a stroke. And as the windiest country in Europe, Britain is at the forefront of this green revolution

October 15, 2017 — The wind rips along the Humber estuary in Hull. It’s the kind that presses your coat to your back and pushes you on to your toes. “A bit too windy,” shouts Andy Sykes, before his words Continue reading Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world

World’s biggest wind farm given go-ahead off Britain

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Image courtesy DONG Energy
Offshore wind developer Dong Energy says a final decision has been made to construct the 1.2 gigawatt Hornsea Project One scheme off the coast of Yorkshire in northern England

LONDON, United Kingdom (Feb. 4, 2016) — A wind farm that would be the largest in the world and power more than a million homes has been given the go-ahead in Britain.

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