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With stories hitting the headlines in recent weeks of difficulties with the UK’s energy supplies, caused by a complex mix of supply and demand, warm windless days over the summer haven’t helped wind generation to plug the gap.
The UK government’s figures suggest that electricity generation from wind turbines fell by 13 per cent for onshore and 15 per cent for offshore generation between July and September this year as a result of lower wind speeds in comparison to 2020.
Our regular artistic contributor Ann Thomas takes her customary sideways look at the issue.
Maybe Argyll’s wind turbines could be given a wee helping hand when the wind ain’t blowing…