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UK sets new renewable energy record as wind and solar surge.

UK sets new renewable energy record as wind and solar surge.
Nicola Rylett
Nicola Rylett

Thanks to a blustery start to June, the renewable energy industry has had its highest ever output as wind turbines and solar panels helped make up more than half of the UK's electricity demand.

It's seems that sun isn't just good for the soul, it's also good for solar panels, as the National Grid's data showed on lunchtime Wednesday 7th June that solar panels produced around 7.6GW of electricity while wind farms generated 9.5GW of power.