Renewable electricity overtakes coal for first time in UK

Last Modified: Tue Sep 29 2015 22:52:54 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 25.3%
    of the UK’s power came from wind, solar, biomass and hydro-electric sources in the three months to June, up from just 16.7 per cent in the same period the year before.
  • 20.5%
    share of electricity from Britain’s ageing fleet of coal-fired power stations, down from 28.2 per cent a year previously.