UK makes significant step in renewable energy
According to National Grid at lunch time on Wednesday 7th June 2017 the UK for the first time was using electricity sourced from renerable energy.
National Grid added that 50.7% of the UK energy was coming from solar, wind, hydro and wood pellet burning. If Nuclear is taken into consideration then this would take the figure up to 72.1%.
They also added that on Tuesday 6th June a tenth of the UK's power was coming from offshore wind farms, these are considered a newcomer on the energy scene, costs for installation have plummeted recently making it a new favorite by consumers.