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Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

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Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

Here's the linky http://winderful.diascreative.net/ ; The figure varies!
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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

It certainly will be heating chez Mav for a few days after all those Christmas sprouts Cheesy Grin Embarrassed

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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

Shows what happens when we get a gale
HOWEVER
6174MW = 6174,000kW
or 0.483kW per home
Doesn't seem much to me as it just about covers my two computers and doesn't cover the fridge, freezer, kettle and any heating demand
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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

Cor, 6.25 Gigawatts, 1955 Doc Brown would be impressed... Grin
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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

Ah but he spoke of Jigawatts so what's the conversion rate to Gigawatts Undecided

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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

Some say it's Christopher Lloyd mis-pronouncing Gigawatt, some say it is another far greater measure, so, erm, yeah... Grin
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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

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Ah but he spoke of Jigawatts so what's the conversion rate to Gigawatts

Well, Strictly has about 17 jigs to a gig so there you are!
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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

how many windmills are there though?

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Re: Wind is powering 12,747,412 homes in UK

None. Windmills grind grain.  Cheesy