Clean energy from East of England could power 20m UK homes by 2035

Clean energy from the East of England alone could power the equivalent of 20m UK homes by 2035, according to new forecasts on energy production from Generate.

Working with the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) and key energy stakeholders, Generate has identified 24GW of clean energy flows into the national grid from the region within 13 years.

By 2035 the region is set to produce 15.6GW through offshore wind, 3.4GW through solar and 4.4GW through nuclear, and is set to see huge advances in green hydrogen and battery storage.

Currently, the region has more than 1,000 offshore wind turbines, 139 gas installations and is home to 18% of the UK’s nuclear generating capacity.

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