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Electricity generation in Great Britain 2009-2019, by source

Share of electricity generation in Great Britain from 2009 to 2019, by source***

by Ian Tiseo, last edited Jun 26, 2019
Electricity generation in Great Britain 2009-2019, by source This statistic displays the share of electricity generation in Great Britain in 2009 and the first five months of 2019, by source. In 2009, fossil fuels accounted for approximately 76 percent of electricity generation in Great Britain. 10 years later, this figure had fallen to under 50 percent. In the period of January to May 2019, zero-carbon sources such as nuclear and wind energy generated 48 percent of the nations electricity. This was the first time these sources generated more electricity than fossil fuels since since the industrial revolution.
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Share of electricity generation in Great Britain from 2009 to 2019, by source***

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