Consumers switching electricity suppliers soars to new heights

The highest number of switches were recorded last month

Britain has been coal-free for six days!

The country has been powered by sources other than coal for 145 hours

US crude oil production hit new record in 2018

Production in December last year was the highest monthly level seen in US history

Electricity switching hit record levels in 2018

More than 5.8 million – or one in five – customers moved to a different power supplier last year

Britain blown away by new wind energy record

Onshore and offshore wind farms hit a new high of 14.9GW between 6pm and 6.30pm last Wednesday

New Zealand’s renewable generation shatters 37-year record

Clean power sources made up 85% of total power production in the second quarter of 2018

Solar-power plane stays up in the air for record 26 days

Airbus’ unmanned aircraft weighs only 75 kilograms and flies at an altitude of 70,000 feet

US National Ignition Facility edges closer to fusion with new record

Scientists at the energy centre managed to fire 2.15 megajoules of energy into a target chamber

Britain has been powered for record 55 hours without coal

There was no coal production between 10.25pm on Monday,16th April and 5.20am today

UK wind breaks record with 14.3GW of clean power

This breaks a record set earlier in March when wind supplied 29.1% of the nation’s power with 13.8GW