The UK is increasing its of renewable energy. It is moving from fuels to green energy, such as wind, nuclear and solar . New figures show that the UK had its greenest year in 2017 for producing electricity. In 2017, the UK had its coal-free day for over 150 years. The UK broke 13 clean energy in 2017. In June, wind, nuclear and solar power produced electricity than gas and coal. It is the first this has happened. The UK's power is now the fourth cleanest in Europe and the seventh cleanest in the .
The UK has been trying to reduce much coal it uses. Coal supplies less than 7 per cent of the UK's . The government wants to use less gas to meet its greenhouse gas . The UK uses too much gas. The charity World Wildlife Fund is pleased that the UK is moving towards greener energy. It said: "We have been cleaner or greener, and we are on [target] for an better year in 2018." It added: "Climate change is [damaging] our nature and , but we are…facing up to the . We are turning our on polluting fossil fuels [for a] clean ."