UK hits renewable energy record as wind shatters 16GW threshold

The new energy record was set on Sunday, when wind provided more than 40% of the nation’s power

The UK has hit an all-time renewable energy record as wind generation shatters the 16GW threshold.

The new energy record was set on Sunday, when wind provided more than 40% of the nation’s power.

National Grid said onshore and offshore wind generated up to 16,162GW, making up a 43.7% share of electricity and reaching more than double the amount that nuclear produced, at 20.5%.

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