Lowest carbon electricity in UK hits record in 2020: Low carbon electricity generation grew to a record high of 57.5% in the last year.
At an equivalant time, gas provided 40.6% of electricity generation and nuclear 19.3% while fossil fuel production fell to an all-time low of 42% in the last three months of the year.
In the last quarter of 2020 evidence suggests that primary energy consumption across the UK on a fuel input basis declined by 11%.
Due to Covid-19 lockdowns there was a noticeable reduction for petroleum consumption as demands for transport fuels fell.
Lowest carbon electricity in UK hits record in 2020