Windy weather pushes UK past zero-carbon electricity generation record

National Grid ESO confirmed that the wind generation record was broken for the third time in 2022. As reported on Twitter, two new records were recorded in the UK on Friday 30th December 2022. As a result, 87.2% of the electricity generated was from zero-carbon sources due to “windy weather and low electricity use”.
These favorable conditions for wind energy generation – offshore and onshore – led to the record for the percentage of zero-carbon electricity generated on the day to be broken. Read more here.

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