UK Grid Relies For 62 Percent On Fossil Fuels For Its Energy

Ahead of COP26, the UK National Grid showed that fossil fuels were generating 62 percent of its energy, while renewables chipped in just 6.3 percent. By far, natural gas is the source of most electricity for the UK’s grid, at 60 percent. Crude oil was responsible for none of the electricity generated, while coal still kicked in small 2 percent. Nuclear power—a source of much debate as to its clean or dirty status, was responsible for 12.6 percent of its electricity. Solar photovoltaic was responsible for none, while wind contributed…

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