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Sunday, June 27, 2004

Wind farms

El Pais today has an extensive article on the state of wind power in Spain. It discuses wind farms as a boost for local development citing the example of La Muela in Aragon where the windmills bring 600,000 euros to the municipal coffers every year.
Spain is a windy country but it is perhaps surprising that it is now the third biggest wind energy producer in the world with 9,650 mills, producing 6,202 megawatts at the start of 2004, just behind the USA and a long way from Germany.
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