During 2019, almost half of the electricity consumed in Britain was produced by a zero-carbon method. This included wind, solar and nuclear power which generated 48.5% of all electricity, compared to 43% from fossil fuels.
Renewable power generation in Turkey has been on the rise since the nation brought in the ‘Renewable Energy Law’ back in 2005. Progress was steady in the earlier years however recently it has increased.
A new fleet of nuclear power plants will be needed by the UK if it wants to meet its carbon emission targets, says the Nuclear Industry Association during their annual conference.
Over 11 leading Israeli scientists have signed a letter to their nation’s energy minister, Yuval Steinitz, to go against the countries decision to construct a new network of natural gas power plants.
For the first time ever, renewable energy has provided for 50% of the demand for Australia’s power grid.
The total use of coal fired electricity around the world is on track for a record fall in use this year. This is only the third time levels have dropped in 40 years.
The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, broke records in 2018 and went on to reach new highs.
Nations will have to further cut their carbon emissions five times over to stop global warming of more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, a new report from the UN has stated.
As most countries actively try to reduce the amount of electricity produced from coal fired power plants, China have added enough electricity produced from coal power to power over 31 million homes in the last 18 months.
The German wind power sector is currently struggling, and the German Government and wind power industry representatives recently met up to try and solve the issue.