Power consumption is set to more than double by 2050 as electrification increases, according to new research from McKinsey.
Britain had its first coal-free Christmas, while wind set a new generation record on Boxing Day to round off a record-breaking year for green energy.
SSE is set to treble its renewable output by 2030 thanks to an attractive pipeline of projects, and is on track to add 1GW of new capacity annually in the second half of the decade.
SP Energy Networks is launching a trial of a ‘world first’ technology, designed to maintain system stability and support increases in renewable energy.
Renewable generation was up 32% year-on-year during Q2 2020, as the COVID-19 lockdown made Britain’s electricity ‘cleaner and cheaper, but harder to control’.