From the article;
renewable electricity generation increased to a record high of 33.3% .. Low-carbon generation (basically adding nuclear to renewables) also reached a record high of 52.8%
Scotland (one of four countries which make up the United Kingdom) also saw renewable electricity levels hit record highs, with the equivalent of 74.6% of gross electricity consumption coming from renewable energy sources.(!!!!!! exclamation points mine) ...
Coal generation dropped to a record annual low of only 5% [in the U.K. total]
And a related article;
From this article;
Greenhouse gas emissions across the United Kingdom fell by 3% in 2018, according to new figures published by the country’s government this week, bringing the country’s total emissions decrease since 1990 up to 44%.