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Renewable Energy

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 10285, tabled on 15 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate she has made of the proportion of energy used in the UK that was from renewable sources in each of the last five years.

Answered on

23 September 2015

The table below shows the proportion of energy used in the UK from renewable sources, in each of the last five years, as measured under the 2009 EU Renewable Energy Directive.

20102011201220132014

Renewable energy

share of gross final energy

consumption

3.8%4.2%4.7%5.6%7.0%

Source:

Table DUKES 6.7, Digest of UK Energy Statistics, 2015 available at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/renewable-sources-of-energy-chapter-6-digest-of-united-kingdom-energy-statistics-dukes

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change