National Grid ESO - summer outlook report 2020 - children with solar panel
Great Britain's monthly electricity stats

Ever wonder how much electricity is generated and used in Great Britain?

What happened in July?

Gas again topped the generation mix at 43.7%, with zero carbon sources providing 43% overall, peaking at 80% at their highest across the month.

Average carbon intensity across June went up slightly to 209 gCO2/kWh from 183gCO2/kWh in June, with the lowest point being 09:30 on 24 July 2022.

Craig Dyke

 

Craig Dyke

Interim Head of National Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Find out about Great Britain's electricity generation and how much came from sources such as wind, solar and biomass in our monthly snapshot.

Our control room experts continue to balance supply and demand second by second as we move into the spring months – and you can follow the electricity mix live in our carbon intensity app - available on Google Play Store and The App Store.

July 2022 Monthly Report
July 2022 Monthly Report
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July 2022 Monthly Report