Wind farms in Britain will generate enough electricity this year to power the homes of a quarter of a million people predicts the British Wind Energy Association. In an end-of-year survey of the 19 wind farms operating in the UK the BWEA reveals that wind energy provided enough power in 1992 for around 150,000 people and saved 200,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. Results of the survey received wide coverage in the British press. The BWEA's Michael Harper says the associationt is expanding its role to become a more proactive source of information on wind energy to counter negative press.
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