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Scotland generated enough wind energy to power its homes twice

Scotland generated enough wind energy to power its homes twice

It's no secret Scotland has a lot of wind farms , but it's now clear just how much electricity those turbines can produce. Data from WeatherEnergy shows that Scottish wind turbines generated just over 9.8 million megawatt-hours of electricity between January and June, or enough to power roughly 4.47 million homes -- nearly twice as many homes as there are in Scotland. The operators theoretically have enough excess wind energy to power a large chunk of northern England.