Plymouth is ‘sunniest city' in UK
The Herald|November 24, 2021
REPORT SHOWS UNTAPPED SOLAR ENERGY CAPACITY
EVE WATSON

PLYMOUTH has been named the sunniest city in the country, according to a new report.

Meanwhile, the South West has been dubbed the ‘Costa Del Solar’ of the country, generating the most solar power per kilometre, and is host to three of the nation’s most productive solar farms, according to the new Weather Energy Report.

It reveals that Plymouth is Britain’s sunniest city with the potential to generate more solar power than any other city across the country; Scotland has the nation’s biggest on-shore wind farms and top source of tidal power; Wales delivers the most hydropower from a single location – the Llyn Brianne Dam; while Hornsea, North Yorkshire, generates the most off-shore wind energy.

The Weather Energy Report was commissioned by Smart Energy GB to raise awareness of the hidden power in the great British weather.

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