2019-20 greenest ever winter for GB: Great Britain had the greenest ever winter last winter.
The National Grid‘s annual report has come to the conclusion, which highlights the record for electricity generation last winter had the lowest carbon intensity.
The annual report, also shows wind generation continued to grow its generation share, increasing from 18% to 23% during the winter period, the report provides a review of last winter’s forecasts compared to what happened,
Making up only 4% of the supply mix, Coal generation declined further.
Low coal generation and high wind resulted in a continued reduction in the average carbon intensity of electricity, to 206 g CO2/kWh.
Compared to last winter this represents a 14% decrease.
Record alert!Last winter was the greenest ever for GB #electricity High wind and low coal meant a record low average carbon intensity (grams of CO2 it takes to make one unit of electricity). Read more in our 19/20 Winter Review https://t.co/lPcRp0JlfS pic.twitter.com/3mGTK5qUaX
— National Grid ESO (@ng_eso) June 24, 20
2019-20 greenest ever winter for GB