Great Britain ranks in the top 10 for clean generation globally

The tag team of a carbon price floor and coal phase-out has elevated GB to one of the cleanest generating countries in the world

Northern Ireland’s emissions are not factored into the GB ranking. Photograph: Andy Dingley/WikipediaGreat Britain has climbed 13 places in the world rankings to become the seventh cleanest electricity generating country in the world.

According to the latest Electric Insights report released on 15 November by Imperial College London, it is the first time GB has ranked among the top ten of "large and industrialised countries".

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