UK wind generated more electricity than coal in 2016


That’s what the data reveals in the Carbon Brief Analysis, in which they say, The UK generated more electricity from wind than from coal in the full calendar year of 2016, Carbon Brief analys…

Source: UK wind generated more electricity than coal in 2016

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2 thoughts on “UK wind generated more electricity than coal in 2016”

  1. And from gas?

    The Beauty with wind is that you have to have a back-up all the time….so the difference between minimum electricity produced from wind and the maximum usage of electricity has to be taken care of with something….carbon-dioxid is emitted when burning something whatever and the weight of CO2 is usualla 2-3 times the burned weight of fuel…

    Coal is perhaps, if not properly cleaning the smoke, the same environmental threat as gas etc.

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  2. Informative article. It has been so enlightening as we travel the US and see first hand and talk with the people in the communities to see the controversies, questions, misconceptions and truths substantiated by the facts between coal vs wind, vs oil, vs gas vs ethanol. So many positions. Please keep sharing so we can grow and learn.

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