UK wind power and low demand pushed fossil gas to a 5-year low, as UK reaches a major green power milestone.
Ember’s latest report showed that renewables overtook fossil fuels to become the EU’s main source of electricity in 2020.
Latest UK power sector data shows that the UK grid is accelerating towards a 2035 gas phase-out, with wind power replacing fossil gas.
Strong performance in zero carbon electricity in Europe during October has forced down fossil fuel generation, with renewables once again overtaking fossil fuels as the main power source for Europe.
In the next decade renewables are set to double and coal power to halve – but seven countries will cause the EU to miss its emissions targets.
A round-up of some of the headline stories from the last month, telling the story of the electricity sector in transition from coal to clean.