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National Grid ESO - Great Britain's electricity generation and usage explained - woman with mobile phone

Great Britain's Electricity Explained

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

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

National Grid ESO - Electricity explained report - March 2020

Download the latest Electricity Explained Report (PDF).