Record Year Blows United Kingdom Small Wind Energy Installations Past 102MW  

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The Energy Collective has a post on the growth of small scale wind power in the UK - Record Year Blows United Kingdom Small Wind Energy Installations Past 102MW.

2012 turned out to be a huge year for small wind in the United Kingdom, as the industry nearly doubled in size to pass £105 million in total value.

The record year of installations is creating economic tailwinds for the UK’s green economy and a more resilient energy system, according to the seventh annual “Small and Medium Wind UK Market Report” from RenewableUK.

While these sectors of the wind energy industry remain relatively small in comparison to utility-sized and offshore wind in the UK, they’re now responsible for 102.5 megawatts (MW) of installed distributed generation capacity across the UK – and are projected to continue growing through 2014.

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