UK renewables generate new record 47% of energy in Q1 2020


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Between January and March, low-carbon forms of generation such as wind, solar, nuclear and biomass, accounted for 62.1% of national output, up from the previous record of 51.8%. Renewables alone accounted for 47% of generation, up from the previous record of 39%, with offshore wind leading the way.

RenewableUK’s head of policy and regulation Rebecca Williams said the trends “write very large indeed” the extent and pace of the nation’s low-carbon energy transition.


https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/894917/Energy_Trends_June_2020.pdf