Current emissions in United Kingdom

205 gCO2eq/kWh
Biomass (4.7%)
Gas (37.6%)
Hydro (1.8%)
Hydro Storage (0.1%)
Nuclear (15.7%)
Other (0.4%)
Solar (1.5%)
Wind (23.4%)
Wind (Offshore) (14.8%)
46% renewable
32.4 GWh total
Last updated at 2021-11-27 10:00 (Local time)

Wind and Solar forecast

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Should I plug in?
Yes

Electricity emissions in United Kingdom are below last years average

30.8 g CO2eq/km
144 g full load
308 g per hour
6 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (923 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: BMRS