Figures valid from - 27-01-2021 - 9.30am-10.00am

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
0.2GW3.6GW

0.3GW

21.8GW

3.8GW3.5GW5.6GW2.3GW
Total DemandCarbon Emissions
40.7GW
300g/KWh