Britain generating more electricity from zero carbon than fossil fuels for first time since industrial revolution

A0A9DC35-A7DC-4A55-B728-18567A741640

Wind turbines on the west coast of cumbria near workington, Cumbria, Uk, with a flock of Herring Gulls flying past.

The figures were described as a landmark tipping point.

Britain is generating more of its energy from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels for the first time since the industrial revolution in a landmark tipping point, National Grid has confirmed.

In what was described as an historic milestone, and a watershed moment, the amount of electricity coming from wind, solar, nuclear and hydro power overtook coal and gas by more than one percentage point at the end of May.

Continue reading… “Britain generating more electricity from zero carbon than fossil fuels for first time since industrial revolution”

0