This is a short graphical summary of the Energy Generation in Wales study which assess the most up to date deployment of renewable energy and fossil fuel generation in Wales. EGW In 5 2018 Mix 2

The study charts the progress achieved towards their target for 70% of electricity consumption to be generated by renewables by 2030. The Welsh Government has also set a target that by 2030, one gigawatt (a thousand megawatts) of renewable energy capacity would be locally owned.

 

EGW In 5 2018 Local 1

In the latest study for 2018, it has been found that Wales has reached the milestone of 50% of its electricity consumption being generated by renewable electricity. This has risen from 19% in 2014 and is well on the way to meeting the 70% target in 2030.

EGW In 5 2018 Target 1

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For the Welsh language version please click here

EGW In 5 2018 English Language Web Version Low Res

Author: Frankie Mayo

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