Britain’s electricity over the last quarter was the cleanest it has ever been

A new independent study reports that the UK’s electricity system was cleaner and cheaper throughout the Coronavirus lockdown but more difficult to control. The report states that due to businesses closing and more people working from home, the demand for electricity decreased. Carbon emissions were one third lower than this time last year and May 2020 was the first ever month when no electricity was generated from coal. New methods of grid management have also benefited the UK electricity system as valued customer Social Energy recently won their first fully domestic FFR contract

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