Wind turbines produced enough electricity to power nearly three million homes in Scotland last month, according to WeatherEnergy figures. The windy conditions led to a record August output, with turbines contributing enough energy to supply 115% of all Scottish households. August 24 was the most blustery day on record, reaching a capacity of 77 megawatts (MW). Acting director at WWF Scotland, Dr Sam Gardner, said: “We may have all been reaching for a sweater during August as the sun became a little shy after a glorious June and July, but the windy conditions produced the highest August output since 2014.
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