Current emissions in United Kingdom

282 gCO2eq/kWh
Biomass (5.7%)
Gas (52.1%)
Hydro (1.6%)
Nuclear (15.8%)
Other (0.6%)
Solar (13.4%)
Wind (3.8%)
Wind (Offshore) (7.0%)
32% renewable
31.1 GWh total
Last updated at 2021-04-10 13:30 (Local time)

Wind and Solar forecast

Current3341 MW4160 MW
In 1 hour4726 MW3860 MW
In 3 hours5302 MW2266 MW
In 6 hours5355 MW200 MW
In 9 hours4777 MW--- MW
Higher energy production than current, lower emissions
Lower energy production than current, higher emissions
Should I plug in?
If needed

Plug in if necessary, emissions are above average

42.3 g CO2eq/km
197 g full load
423 g per hour
8 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (1,269 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