Energy News 17/02/2017
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EDF Energy owns the majority of the UK’s nuclear power plants which provide most of its power (56%). But technical issues have cut the proportion from 74%.
The decrease in nuclear-sourced electricity in EDF’s business fuel mix is not due to a change in priorities. Instead, technical issues and planned shut downs meant less power available from nuclear sources. The difference has mostly been made up by increasing the amount of coal and natural gas used in electricity generation.
In line with the national picture there’s also been a big increase in the amount renewable energy used in their fuel mix. As far as EDF Energy is concerned, sources of renewable energy has gone up from 8% to 14% for 2013–14.
Nuclear power is regarded as low carbon energy. It means if you’re looking for a low carbon electricity supplier EDF Energy is worth considering. But some are still not comfortable with the idea of using electricity generated from nuclear sources. If you want a ‘greener’ energy provider – sourcing power from wind and solar generation, for example – then take a look at the fuel mix of other energy suppliers such as Opus Energy or Haven Power.
If you’d prefer to discuss the various options and compare business electricity prices then give our team a call on 0800 411 8830. They will be happy to help and answer any questions you have regarding your energy switch.
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