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Morning Money: Why have Scottish wind farms been paid to shut down?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Why have Scottish wind farms been paid to shut down?
This month, Scottish wind farms have received a record £5.5 million to shut down. It’s after hurricane-force gusts produced more electricity than could be consumed. August 7th saw winds blowing as high as 115 miles an hour, while demand for power fell to record lows. But Renewable UK’s Deputy Chief Executive, Maf Smith, told Share Radio's James Brydges that wind farms turning off was actually the least expensive solution.
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James Brydges, Maf Smith


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