Renewable energy generates more electricity than fossil fuels in the UK for first time

Renewable energy generated more electricity than fossil fuel power plants over the past three months, in an eco first for the UK.

Wind farms, solar panels, biomass and hydropower plants generated around 29.5 terawatt hours of power.

That is higher than the 29.1 for power stations fired by coal, gas and oil, climate website Carbon Brief found.

Read more in a report by The Daily Mirror.