Latest report – Q4 2020

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Headlines

There was little to celebrate in 2020, but at least clean energy offered a source of good news.

2020 in Review

2020 was certainly an anomalous year for the energy sector; but many changes seen in the power system simply reflect and amplify existing trends and give us a glimpse of its near future.

Capacity and production statistics

Demand for electricity last quarter was 4% lower than the year before, as the winter was slightly milder and the second national lockdown kept demand suppressed.

Power system records

2020 was yet another year of extremes, with the power system moving further into new territory.

Live Grid Data