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Latest Carbon Intensity data for the Great Britain

This page provides the latest carbon intensity of the electricity system in Great Britain in real-time. Tracks the CO2 emissions related to electricity generation only. The includes emissions from all large metered power stations, interconnector imports, transmission and distribution losses, and accounts for national electricity demand, embedded wind and solar generation.

Last updated
14 minutes ago
Forecast
252 gCO2/kWh
Actual
250 gCO2/kWh
Current measure
High

Current generation mix for the current half hour. Last updated 14 minutes ago.

Biomass
5.8 %
Coal
0 %
Imports
0.2 %
Gas
62.4 %
Nuclear
20.5 %
Other
0 %
Hydro
0.7 %
Solar
0 %
Wind
10.4 %

You can find out how carbon intensity is calculated at carbonintensity.org.uk.

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Data source

All the carbon intensity data is provided by the National Grid via the Carbon Intensity API. More information can be found at carbonintensity.org.uk. API complies with Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)