Solar power is soaring, wind goes from strength to strength. Look for a mighty surge in renewables over the next few years
One day in late March, during a sunny weekend, something spectacular happened. Solar power broke a new record. The demand for daytime electricity in UK homes fell to night times levels – thanks to solar panels in roofs and fields. Thanks to the sunshine, solar power created six times more electricity than coal-fired power stations that day.
One day in late March, solar power created six times more electricity than coal-fired power stations
Source: Guardian Climate Change