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85% of British power can be via renewables by 2030, says Greenpeace
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85% of British power can be via renewables by 2030, says Greenpeace

by WoR Network EditorOctober 16, 2015
Report expects a rise in wind energy from 13GW to 77GW, with solar rising from 5GW to 28GW, but could cost up to £227bn

Tweet Britain can produce 85% of its power via renewable energy by 2030 provided it undergoes significant changes in energy production and use, according to a new study by Greenpeace. The study attempts to counter the argument that only fossil fuels and nuclear power can keep the lights on for the next few decades. It foresees wind leaping from today’s level of 13 gigawatts (GW) of wind farms in operation

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