In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):
- Wind sets a record of 44% of Britain’s daily energy consumption due to Storm Ciara.
- How the persistence of fourth-graders in Illinois resulted in school solar-panel installation.
- Costa Rica aims to reach net zero by 2021, but still has work to do to reduce single-use plastics.
UK storm = wind power records
On February 7, Electrek reported that a big storm named Ciara was headed toward Britain, and it would then travel to other countries in Northern Europe. The storm caused flooding, power outages, downed trees, damage to houses, and travel disruption. It also broke wind power records.
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