28 Jun '18, 11pm

Renewables share of UK electricity mix tops 30 per cent

Three in every 10 lightbulbs, computers, and electric ovens across the UK were powered with renewable power during the first three months of the year, according to the latest government statistics. The quarterly Energy Trends renewables update from the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) was released yesterday and revealed renewables' share of the electricity mix rose 3.1 percentage points year-on-year to 30.1 per cent during the first quarter of the year. Related articles Green Investment Group launches in North America with new wind and solar investments 'There is no time to delay': UN report calls for bolder climate action Mars, industrial giants advocate new carbon math for renewable thermal Renewables share of UK electricity mix tops 30 per cent Net Zero: Government to face crunch court date over UK carbon targets Wind energy dominated the ...

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