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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

In 2018, the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 3%, and are continuing to drop, while low carbon generation rose by 53%.

Renewables To Be World's Main Power Source by 2040

Renewables To Be World's Main Power Source by 2040

The oil and gas giant BP have forecast that renewables are likely to account for roughly one-third of the world’s energy production by 2040, with the uptake of renewable energy growing faster than that of any other fuel type.

Third of UK Electricity Provided by Renewables in 2018

Third of UK Electricity Provided by Renewables in 2018

Renewable sources generated a record 33% of the UK’s electricity in 2018, which meant that the contribution from fossil fuels fell to their lowest ever share, with gas down to 39%.

By 2030, Renewables Could Meet 50% of UK's Electricity Demands

By 2030, Renewables Could Meet 50% of UK's Electricity Demands

Electricity from renewable sources - such as wind and solar power - could meet around half of the UK’s electricity demands by 2030, at a price which is just as cheap as that of coal, oil or gas generation.

UK Renewable Energy Capacity Surpasses Fossil Fuels

UK Renewable Energy Capacity Surpasses Fossil Fuels

The Renewable Energy capacity in the UK has tripled in the past 5 years - this is even faster than the ‘dash for gas’ of the 1990s. Not only that, the capacity for fossil fuels has fallen by one-third due to power stations becoming uneconomic or coming to the end of their life.

Renewables Produce Almost One-Third of the UK Power in Q2

Renewables Produce Almost One-Third of the UK Power in Q2

Recent Government figures have shown that between April and June, renewable energy technology has generated a record 31.7% of the UK’s electricity. This is an increase on the same period from the previous year.