Clean power drives Britain's grid to record low CO2 intensity in 2020

Cecilia Keating
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The 18.8MW Tralorg wind farm was switched on in Scotland in mid-November | Credit: RPMI Railpen
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The 18.8MW Tralorg wind farm was switched on in Scotland in mid-November | Credit: RPMI Railpen

National Grid ESO data for 2020 confirms raft of new records for wind and solar generation, as well as longest coal-free run since the Industrial Revolution

The carbon intensity of Britain's electricity system reached a new average low last year, following a landmark year for clean power records that saw renewables take a larger share of the electricity grid...

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