Current emissions in United Kingdom

369 gCO2eq/kWh
Biomass (7.9%)
Coal (1.6%)
Gas (66.7%)
Hydro (1.3%)
Nuclear (12.1%)
Other (1.0%)
Solar (5.7%)
Wind (2.5%)
Wind (Offshore) (1.2%)
19% renewable
29.0 GWh total
Last updated at 2021-03-06 09:00 (Local time)

Wind and Solar forecast

Current1089 MW1650 MW
In 1 hour1707 MW5186 MW
In 3 hours1916 MW4782 MW
In 6 hours2005 MW2652 MW
In 9 hours1789 MW182 MW
Higher energy production than current, lower emissions
Lower energy production than current, higher emissions
Should I plug in?
Avoid if possible

Avoid plugging in if possible, emissions are high

55.4 g CO2eq/km
258 g full load
554 g per hour
11 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (1,661 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