As solar and wind power is now becoming cheaper than fossil fuels, the 1,92,000 farms in the UK heavily reliant on natural gas present a “big opportunity” to transition.
40% of farmers in the UK are currently using the sun, wind and farm by-products to produce low-carbon energy despite implications of both Brexit and Covid-19, and many more are looking at these eco-solutions.
As per official estimates, the energy produced in the rural areas generates at least 10% of the UK's electricity needs.
The Business Standard - Britain's countryside transitioning from fossil fuels to clean power
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