UK fossil fuel electricity ‘at lowest level since 1957’

The amount of UK electricity generated from fossil fuels fell 22% year-on-year in 2023 to the lowest level since 1957.  Analysis from Carbon Brief has revealed that the 104TWh generated from fossil fuels in 2023 is the lowest level in 66 years.  Electricity from fossil fuels has now fallen by two-thirds (199TWh) since peaking in…

Wind provides 37% of Irish power in November

The latest Wind Energy Report shows the sector provided 37% of Ireland’s electricity in November 2023. The latest figures, published by Wind Energy Ireland, mean the month was the third highest for wind energy generation this year. The report comes days after the island of Ireland hit a new record for wind generation, with levels…

Renewables hit 41.5% of UK’s electricity

Renewables accounted for an impressive 41.5% of the UK’s total electricity in 2022. That’s according to new data released by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, which suggests onshore and offshore wind farms both recorded their highest-ever annual electricity volumes, contributing significantly to the overall renewable energy output. Wind energy has emerged as the UK’s largest clean…

Renewable Energy Had A Banner Year In 2022

A huge amount of wind and solar power came online around the globe last year, and several advances were made across a variety of different renewable energy sources. Energy firms across North America, Europe, and Asia established plans to develop major green hydrogen facilities, hydropower plants, and new tidal and wave operations; as well as…

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