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Denmark Produces 140% of Its Electricity Needs With Wind

14.07.2015  09:26

Last week Denmark managed to not only meet all its electricity needs, but also export power to its neighbouring countries. Denmark's wind turbines were producing 116% of its total electricity needs, a figure that rose to 140% in the early hours of the morning. As reported by English newspaper The Guardian, 80% of the surplus power was shared between Germany and Norway, with Sweden taking the 20% left over.

A vital part of the Danish Energy Agreement of 2012 is that approximately 50% of all consumed electricity will be supplied by wind power in 2020, which is one of the most ambitious green agendas in the world.

Read the Guardian article here.