During the last Christmas we have experienced windy weather in Poland. This caused not only a lot of property damage, but also had positive effects. It cleared the smog and allowed the Polish wind energy to beat several records.

According to an article on the website wysokieniecie.pl, based on data from PSE (Polish power grid operator), on December 23rd, Polish windmills worked at 90% of their capacity, generating electricity with a power of about 5.2 GW (while at that time the total power demand in the country reached 22 GW). On the first day of Christmas, December 25th, the production from wind turbines filled 40% of the total demand for electricity. (more…)