Renewables nearly 9% of UK energy use

30th June 2017

The UK continues to beat its targets for renewables with 8.9 per cent of final energy consumption coming from such sources in 2016. In 2015 the figures was 8.2%.

The country has now exceeded its third interim target; averaged over 2015 and 2016, at 8.5 per cent against its target of 7.5 per cent. Source UK Energy Statistics, Q1 2017


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