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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.

Conservatives promise to cap energy prices.

Conservatives promise to cap energy prices.

Nicola Rylett
Nicola Rylett

Following Theresa May's decision to hold a snap election on June 8th, the Conservative party have confirmed that their new manifesto will feature a policy on capping energy prices.

National Grid avoids being broken up

National Grid avoids being broken up

Luke Croudace
Luke Croudace

The National Grid had been under calls to be broken up to prevent conflicts between it's roles of owning and operating key parts of the UK's energy infrastructure.

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