Energy giant spends billions on contract drive – Herald

Scott Wright Deputy Business Editor SCOTTISHPOWER has declared that it has invested a record £5 billion in contracts across its operations in the last two years, with projects including multi-million pound schemes to develop major wind farms around the UK. And in spite of the uncertain political backdrop the energy giant pledged that it would
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Gone with the wind! National Grid pays operators £350million to switch off turbines producing too much power – Daily Mail

Sixty nine wind farms were paid to stop transmitting in last weekend of October Payments have risen from £200,000 in 2010 to £85.4million in 2016 National Grid compensates energy providers if it asks them to switch off to prevent the grid becoming overloaded Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5071799/National-Grid-pays-350million-switch-turbines.html#ixzz4y7BBE7IQ