Almost 20% of the electricity the UK produced last year came from renewables – Quartz

The share of UK-produced electricity that came from renewable sources increased by a fifth in 2014, compared to the previous year, making up almost 20% of the country’s total electricity production.

Onshore wind and bioenergy, which includes sewage sludge and anaerobic digestion, were the biggest contributors to the 64.4 terrawatt hours of electricity produced from renewable sources. The number was 20% higher than the previous year’s total, according to a report from the UK Department for Energy and Climate Change.

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