Energy efficiency & changing economy in UK cut generation by 1% in 2018, renewables supplied 33%

Energy efficiency & changing economy in UK cut generation by 1% in 2018, renewables supplied 33%

  • January 03, 2019
 

The output of British power stations fell this year to levels last seen almost a quarter of a century ago, while renewables achieved a record share of the UK electricity supply.

Electricity generation in 2018 was the lowest since 1994.

The reduced need for power came despite there being 8 million more people living in the UK. Analysts said the figures were a sign of increasingly efficient use of energy and the country’s changing economy.

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