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Low-carbon energy makes majority of UK electricity for first time

Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in the UK for the first time last year, according to official data.  A rapid rise in renewable energy, combined with low-carbon electricity from nuclear reactors, made up almost 53% of generation in 2018, the government’s annual review of energy statistics revealed.  Renewable energy sources set a new record by meeting a third of the UK’s power generation last year after the UK’s capacity to generate power from the sun, wind, water and waste grew by 10%.  Read more.....

 

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