05 Mar '12, 3am

In Focus: UK Renewble Energy in 2011

In Focus: UK Renewble Energy in 2011

According to statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change the renewable energy sector contributed to a record breaking 9.6 percent of the electricity supplied by the UK grid in 2011. This is an encouraging 50 percent increase on the figures from 2010. Yorkshire and the Humber have the most renewable energy sites followed by the North West and the South West. Wind power is a big part of the increase in the UK’s renewable energy supply increasing 120 percent over 2010 data. Wind energy now generates almost 10 percent of the UK’s electricity demand during peak wind energy production.

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