Fossil Fuels

UK Electricity Continues To Get Cleaner

UK Electricity Continues To Get Cleaner

Latest figures from the Internation Energy Agency show that electricity generated in the UK continues to get cleaner, with emission rates per unit of electricity at their lowest for over 100 years. The biggest contributor to this is the development and continued investment in offshore wind. In fact, figures show that the UK has the largest offshore wind capacity in the World, and has done so since 2008.

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%.

Heat Pumps Moving Towards Zero Carbon

Heat Pumps Moving Towards Zero Carbon

As fossil fuel consumption for domestic heating is gradually phased out we will switch to an electric economy. Note that the UK's Clean Growth Strategy, recently published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BIES), lays forth the objective of phasing out fossil fuel installations in new build within the next decade.