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.
Wind and solar reached a record-high market share of 10% of global electricity in the first half of 2020, finds Ember’s half-year analysis of the global electricity transition.
Fossil fuels squeezed on two fronts in 2020: by rising wind and solar generation and falling demand due to COVID-19, finds half-year analysis by Ember.