Faulty cable to wind farms costs electricity users millions #SCT

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Consumers have forked out millions of pounds to switch off Scottish wind turbines while a sub-sea cable to transfer surplus renewable energy south of the Border has been out of action. Scotland on Sunday has learned that the Western Link running from Hunterston in Ayrshire to the Wirral has been offline since the spring when a fault was found during tests. The £1 billion “interconnector” runs for 239 miles under the sea and is designed to export electricity from Scotland . . .

Read More: https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2018/07/29/faulty-cable-to-wind-farms-costs-electricity-users-millions/

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