Figures valid from - 07-08-2020 11.00am-11.30am

Data courtesy of Drax, Elexon, National Grid and Sheffield Solar.

Insights

Power demand in the UK is met by a number of sources which include; solar, wind, hydro, biomass, coal, gas, nuclear & imports/ storage. 

The chart to the left shows the how many gigawatts of energy each source is currently providing to the national grid. As well as this breakdown of the 'generation mix', the amount of carbon emissions created via electricity generation in the UK can also be found. 

For a more in-depth look at the power market, read Apollo's daily Energy Market Analysis here.

You can also view the current gas, power, coal and oil prices here

 Solar WindHydro  Gas CoalBiomassNuclearImports/Storage
5.5GW4.0GW

0.3GW

16.3GW0GW2.4GW5.1GW1.1GW
Total DemandCarbon Emissions
34.2GW
202g/KWh