An Interconnector is a high-voltage cable that allows electricity to be transferred from one country to another. The cables can run either under the sea, underground or as part of an overhead line. Great Britain has a number of individual Interconnectors with other countries currently in operation, with a combined capacity of 5GW: Capacity NameContinue reading “What are Interconnectors, and what importance do they have for Britain?”
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It’s blowing a gale outside, why is that windfarm not spinning?
There are two seasons in Scotland: June and Winter (Billy Connolly). We get wind, rain, and cold temperatures almost all year round. Our climate does have its benefits, namely for renewable generation. We have close to 10GW of onshore/offshore wind farms currently installed in Scotland. If operating at full capacity, this is enough energy toContinue reading “It’s blowing a gale outside, why is that windfarm not spinning?”