A green Christmas, as renewables generation soars

A green Christmas, as renewables generation soars

Renewables generation soars over Christmas 

Christmas Day 2016 was the greenest on record as generation from renewables soared to new highs, according to figures compiled on behalf of energy company Drax.

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More than 40% of the UK’s total power generation – equivalent to around 12.4GW – came from renewable sources including solar, wind, hydro and biomass and of which the majority (9.4GW) was produced by onshore and offshore wind turbines and a further 2GW produced by biomass.

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