Low-carbon technologies generated half of the UK’s electricity in 2017, outstripping the combined power from coal and gas for the first time, analysis shows. Renewables and nuclear power accounted for just over 50% of generation last year, with 46.7% coming from gas and coal, according to figures from the Carbon Brief website, which reports on climate science and energy policy. It is the first year low carbon sources outstripped the two major fossil fuels for UK generation, it revealed.
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