Fast Facts

Solar power provided 24% of our electricity on 5th June 2016 between 14:00 and 15:00

Renewable energy contributed 47% of our electricity between 14:00 and 15:00 on 27th March 2016

Nuclear power provided an average 23% of electricity in 2016

 

Coal provided 18.4% of our electricity in February 2016, 2.3% in August 2016 and 11.0% in November 2016

42% of the electricity we consumed in Great Britain was low carbon in 2016