NewEnergyNews: Record-Breaking New Energy Year In UK

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YESTERDAY

  • Weekend Video: The EV Turns The Future Into The Present
  • Weekend Video: How Wind Makes Retirements Work
  • Weekend Video: The Things That New Energy Brings
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-How Kindness Can Fight Climate Change
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-The World’s New Energy Keeps Growing
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Greening The Sahara With New Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

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  • TTTA Thursday-Why New Energy Is The Future
  • TTTA Thursday-How New Energy Is A Uniting Force
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Tackling the perverse incentive with cost recovery mechanisms for new technologies
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The big opportunity in turning old coal to new solar
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Real Numbers On California’s Emissions Cutting Success
  • QUICK NEWS, September 11: It’s Official. California Says Yes To 100% New Energy; The Solution For California’s 100% New Energy Goal
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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, September 17:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Wind Market Now
  • QUICK NEWS, September 17: Changing Climate Would Hit World’s Farmers Hard; People Want Utilities To Make 100% New Energy Work

    Friday, December 29, 2017

    Record-Breaking New Energy Year In UK

    UK enjoyed 'greenest year for electricity ever' in 2017

    28 December 2017 (BBC News)

    “…The rise of renewable energy [in the UK] helped break 13 clean energy records in 2017…In June, for the first time, wind, nuclear and solar power generated more UK power than gas and coal combined [according to government data]…Britain has halved carbon emissions in the electricity sector since 2012 to provide the fourth cleanest power system in Europe and seventh worldwide…In April, the UK had its first 24-hour period without using any coal power since the Industrial Revolution…Separate findings from power research group MyGridGB show that [through December 12] renewable energy sources provided more power than coal for 90% of 2017…British wind farms produced more electricity than coal plants on more than 75% of days this year…[The cost of offshore wind power fell below the price of nuclear for the first time…[T]he UK must now tackle its reliance on gas if it is to meet its emission targets…An Energy Department spokesman said the UK was reducing emissions faster than any other G7 country…” click here for more

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