Nearly a quarter of the UK’s electricity came from wind turbines in 2020 – making the country the leader among the G20 for share of power sourced from the renewable energy, a new analysis finds. The UK also moved away from coal power at a faster rate than any other G20 country from 2015 to 2020, according to the results. And it ranked second in the G20, behind Germany, for the proportion of electricity sourced from both wind and solar in 2020. However, Britain is still lagging behind when it comes to fossil gas, according to analysis by the climate and energy think tank Ember.
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