Denmark's wind energy output exceeded national demand

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Does green energy seem like a utopian dream? It is actually a reality in Denmark.

This week the country's production of wind energy reached 140% of the national electricity demands. This way not only the country had sufficient energy for its citizens, but it also managed to export the surplus of power to surrounding countries like Norway, Germany and Sweden.

According to The Guardian, "interconnectors allowed 80% of the power surplus to be shared equally between Germany and Norway, which can store it in hydropower systems for use later. Sweden took the remaining fifth of excess power."

A world powered completely by renewable energy looks much less like just a fantasy now, though many countries still need to work their way up when it comes to green ways to generate power.

Denmark Overview | FindTheData

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