Windmills has made up a record breaking 41,2 percent of the Danish power supply in the first half of 2014

Photo: Jorchr @ WikiCommons

Photo: Jorchr @ WikiCommons

The last half year has been extraordinarily windy in Denmark. Combined with a larger amount windmills this has made the windmills share of the power supply jump from 31 percent the first half of 2013 to a record breaking 41,2 percent in 2014.

According to Danish engineering site ing.dk January especially contributed to the result, the share of wind energy this month was no less than 61,7 percent.

Ing.dk reports that 258 new mills were built in 2013, while only 49 was trashed. This brings the number of electricity producing windmills in Denmark up to 5299.

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