Current emissions in United Kingdom

129 gCO2eq/kWh
Biomass (7.8%)
Gas (18.2%)
Hydro (0.5%)
Nuclear (20.2%)
Other (0.4%)
Solar (28.8%)
Wind (17.1%)
Wind (Offshore) (7.0%)
61% renewable
28.1 GWh total
Last updated at 2021-06-12 13:30 (Local time)

Wind and Solar forecast

Current6786 MW8100 MW
In 1 hour6094 MW7263 MW
In 3 hours5470 MW5417 MW
In 6 hours4322 MW1847 MW
In 9 hours2968 MW36 MW
Higher energy production than current, lower emissions
Lower energy production than current, higher emissions
Should I plug in?
Yes

Electricity emissions in United Kingdom are low

19.4 g CO2eq/km
90 g full load
194 g per hour
4 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (581 g), equals 30km on an EV with a consumption of 15 kWh/100km

Washing machine

Complete wash is 0.7 kWh, calculated on full load at 40º on a A efficient equipment

Air conditioning

One hour of use is 1.5 kWh, calculated on a equipment A efficient of 9000BTU, temperature 22º

Laptop

One hour of use is 30 Wh, calculated on a laptop with moderate use (internet browsing, email, etc)

Quick stats about United Kingdom

In 2020 the average emissions of United Kingdom were 240 g CO2eq/kWh. 38% of energy was produced from renewable sources, with the major source for energy being Gas (40.1%). Coal usage was 1.7%.

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Data source: Entsoe