Renewables reach 11% of produciton in Q1 2012

Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices publication - 28 June 2012 by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Energy Trends covers statistics on energy production and consumption, in total and by fuel, and provides an analysis of the year on year changes, and now includes a section on renewables.

Quarterly Energy Prices covers prices to domestic and industrial consumers, prices of oil products and comparisons of international fuel prices.

The main points for the first quarter of 2012 are:
Energy Minister Charles Hendry said:

"These statistics show a clear increase on the first quarter of last year across all renewables – with rises in wind, hydro, solar and bioenergy generation. Alongside a 36% increase in renewables capacity in the last 12 months, this shows that the UK is powering forward on clean and secure energy and is clearly a very attractive place to invest.”

See report here -  http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_076/pn12_076.aspx