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‘World first’ as wind farm stores power in batteries

An onshore battery storage system has been installed at a floating wind farm off the northeast of Scotland in what is thought to be the first such system of its kind.

UK renewable electricity generation tops 30%, Scotland increases by 11%

This article includes the new figures from the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published on Thursday showed that renewable energy accounted for 30.1% of the country’s total electricity generation in the first quarter, up 3% and boasting record wind generation that accounted for over half of total renewable energy generation.

Renewable energy is set to provide close 50% of the world’s energy by 2050

The report discusses falling battery costs, spurred by electric vehicle development, will drive adoption of renewable energy Coal, on the other hand, seems to be on its way out.