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Renewable Energy

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 904295, tabled on 21 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what proportion of the UK's energy was generated from renewable sources in the last 12 months.

Answered on

24 March 2016

In 2014, the latest full year for which data is available, 7 per cent of the UK’s energy came from renewable sources, and 19 per cent of the UK’s electricity. This is a 15 per cent increase from the level of electricity generated from renewable sources in 2010.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change
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