Firms paid to shut down wind farms when the wind is blowing

Watts Up With That?

Britain’s biggest wind farm companies are to be paid not to produce electricity when the wind is blowing.

From The UK Telegraph.

By Robert Mendick
Published: 9:00PM BST 19 Jun 2010

Britain's biggest wind farm companies are to be paid not to produce electricity when the wind is blowing.
Energy firms will receive thousands of pounds a day per wind farm to turn off their turbines because the National Grid cannot use the power they are producing Photo: ALAMY

Energy firms will receive thousands of pounds a day per wind farm to turn off their turbines because the National Grid cannot use the power they are producing.

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