UK summer 'wind drought' puts green revolution into reverse

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 UK summer 'wind drought' puts green revolution into reverse

Wind farms 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. The summer of...

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