Denmark’s wind farms exceed electricity demand

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A general view of the Roedsand 2 Offshore Wind Farm, Denmark.

Denmark’s wind farms exceed electricity demand


Generating power in Denmark has never been easier. The country’s 5 gigawatts of wind capacity can produce nearly 40% of the country's instantaneous electricity demand. That's the highest share of electricity generated by wind by any nation on Earth, according to Greentech Media.

According to the online news site’s latest report titled Ancillary Services at the Grid Edge: Distributed Energy Resources in Denmark, prices for ancillary services, which help accommodate high penetrations of variabl...


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