Renewable energy powers half of the UK

The UK is not slacking in its goal to slash carbon emissions by 57 percent (based on 1990 levels) by the year 2030. Such was made evident when yesterday, the country successfully generated 50.7 percent of its energy from solar, wind, hydro and biomass. Another first was recorded when nuclear, wind and solar each generated more electricity than gas and coal combined.

The National Grid tweeted the good news and said, “For the first time ever this lunchtime wind, nuclear and solar were…

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