Monday, 27 August 2018

Climate Change: UK summer 'wind drought' stresses the need for diverse energy mix

Source: "UK summer 'wind drought' puts green revolution into reverse", The Guardian, 27 August 2018, by Adam Vaughan

Adam Vaughan reported, "Windfarms fall short in heatwave, but 2018 was still UK’s second greenest summer - Britain’s long heatwave threw the country’s green energy revolution into reverse and pushed up carbon emissions this summer, leading experts to stress the need for a diverse energy mix. (...) But this year (2018) has seen a comparatively dirty summer for power generation, due to the weather’s impact on renewables. (...)"

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/27/uk-summer-wind-drought-puts-green-revolution-into-reverse