28 Jun '12, 10am

Some fantastic news for UK renewables contained in @DECCgovuk energy stats Long way to go but moving in right direction

Renewable energy generation during the first quarter of the year hit record levels, providing more than 11 per cent of electricity generation as output from wind farms, hydro-electric plants, and solar panels all soared. The government today published its Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices report confirming that output from all renewable sources, including renewable heat, reached 11.08TWh during the quarter, an increase of 39 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2010. FURTHER READING Two proposed Welsh wind farms to face public inquiry Government urged to commit to green skills drive Output rose across all technology types, with the report confirming that increases in onshore wind capacity meant output climbed 51 per cent to 3.6TWh, while output from offshore wind farms similarly rose 50 per cent to 1.49TWh. High levels of rainfall meant that output from hydro ...

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