Summer delivers low carbon power record as fossil fuel generation falls

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A blustery summer helped deliver a new record for low carbon power | Credit: Norman Childs
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A blustery summer helped deliver a new record for low carbon power | Credit: Norman Childs

Renewables and nuclear provided record 51 per cent of UK electricity from June to August 2019 thanks to high wind speeds and wet weather

High wind speeds and wet weather helped deliver a new UK record for low carbon power generation over the summer, as fossil fuel output again dwindled to record lows, the latest government energy data shows....

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