Clean energy production in the UK increased by 30% in a year. The first quarter of 2020 was a record-breaking for UK renewables. In the first three months of this year, solar, wind and biomass have become the main source of electricity in the United Kingdom.


According to Electrek, citing an analysis by European energy company EnAppSys, in the first quarter of the year, 44.6% of all generation was produced by renewable energy sources – a significant increase compared to 37% a year earlier. Gas-fired power plants accounted for 29.1%, nuclear power plants for 15.3%, and coal-fired power plants for 3.7%. Another 7.3% the country exported from abroad. For the first time, renewables overtook fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019, but now the gap has become truly impressive.

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