UK's first commercial wind farm celebrates 25 years of power

Michael Holder
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 Delabole wind farm in Cornwall is now 25 years old | Credit: Good Energy
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Delabole wind farm in Cornwall is now 25 years old | Credit: Good Energy

Delabole wind farm in Cornwall, now owned by Good Energy, has generated 340GWh of electricity since it came online in 1991

Britain's first ever commercial wind farm in Cornwall is celebrating 25 years of renewable electricity generation today, having produced more than 340GWh of power since it first came online in 1991, according...

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