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Australia smashed a wind energy record last month

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 16, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Josh Marks last modified Jun 15, 2016

Australian wind energy enjoyed a record month in May as wind farms supplied 1,299 gigawatt-hours of renewable electricity to the country's main power grid, the National Electricity Market (NEM). Wind accounted for 8.5 percent of the country's electricity demand, according to a report by energy consultants Pitt & Sherry. The record was 22 percent higher than the previous record set in July 2015 and came without any new capacity added in more than a year. The Australian Wind Alliance reports that...






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