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Building Britain's wind, nuclear and solar energy supply

Rising wholesale gas costs around the world have seen energy prices skyrocket, especially in Britain where we import most of our gas.

That’s why we’re busy building Britain’s own wind, nuclear and solar energy supply – to reduce our reliance on energy imports and help prevent future gas price rises.

Helping you towards a Net Zero future

We want to create a zero carbon future for everyone. We're investing in the latest carbon-cutting tech and supporting government schemes to help us all on our journey towards a low-carbon lifestyle.

We're the biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, generating 19.8% of the UK's energy supply

UK Fuel Mix disclosure information, published by Government Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, recognises electricity from wind, solar and nuclear fuel produces zero carbon dioxide emissions at the point of generation.

The zero-carbon electricity purchased is supplied to the National Grid. Customers receive electricity via the National Grid, not directly from zero-carbon generators.

The table below summarises zero-carbon generation by company, demonstrating EDF generating 19.8%. The data supporting the table below and the % values are sourced from a mixture of industry settlement data and the UK government renewable obligation database.


Onshore wind / offshore wind / solar / biomass / hydro TWh 2022

% of total zero carbon generation

EDF 36.2 19.8%
Drax 13.3 7.3%
Orsted 11 6.0%
RWE 10.2 5.6%
SSE 9.7 5.3%
Centrica 8.7 4.8%
Scottish Power


Greencoat 5.4 3.0%
Macquarie 4.3


Vattenfall 2.9


Other generators



Sources: UK figures from company reports; EDF analysis; total zero carbon generation for 2022 from DESNZ Energy Trends 5.1

Note: SSE figure is for the financial year 2022/23. All EDF generation in the UK is currently located in GB.

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Drive electric and help Britain achieve net zero

We're helping cut Britain’s carbon emissions on the road! We have everything you need to drive electric – electric car leasing deals, home charging points and 100% zero carbon nuclear electricity EV tariffs(1).

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Heat your home the low carbon way

Cut your home's carbon footprint and lower your energy bills with electric heating and better home insulation.  


How to live low carbon life

You can do a few things at home to get as close to zero carbon as possible. Even small changes can make a difference to your carbon footprint. Go low carbon at home with these easy tips.

Helping Britain Achieve Net Zero

We've never been busier helping our customers with products to help us achieve a Net Zero Britain - Here's what they have to say!!

Seeing smart meter readings has given me an understanding of the need to save energy and money. Very pleased to have had it fitted. Thank you.


We love the Air Source Heat Pump, it provides a constant ambient comfortable temperature throughout the house. Now it’s always warm.

Bridgwater, Somerset

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