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Green Energy Fed 73% of Electricity in U.K. This Weekend

  • National Grid issued warnings that it needed to cut supply
  • Energy demand fell to a modern-day record over holiday weekend
Wind turbines at the Little Cheyne wind farm stand near Camber, U.K.

Wind turbines at the Little Cheyne wind farm stand near Camber, U.K.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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The U.K. met almost three-quarters of electricity demand with renewable sources on Saturday afternoon as sunny and breezy weather coincided with low consumption.