Portugal ran entirely on renewable energy for 4 days in a row

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General view of a wind energy park in the northern region of Viana do Castelo, Portugal 26 November 2008.

Between 7 and 11 May the consumption of electricity in Portugal was fully covered by renewable sources


For four days in a row, consumption of electricity in Portugal was fully covered by renewable sources.

According to a study conducted by the National Energy Network (REN) and the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN), between 6:45h on Saturday morning, May 7, and 17: 45h Wednesday, May 11, all the electricity needs of the country were covered by renewable energy sources.

This is the first time Portugal manages to cover her electricity needs with renewable energy for so much time....


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