Tag Archive for 'Greater Gabbard'

Britain receiving over ten percent of its electricity from renewable energy

December 24th, 2012 by RenewableUK

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published statistics showing that renewable energy is playing an increasingly significant role in powering UK homes and business. The amount of UK electricity generated from renewable sources increased to 11.7% in the third quarter of 2012, up from 9.1% in the same period last year, due to […]

UK global leader with over 2.6 GW of installed offshore wind capacity

September 28th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, celebrates a milestone for the offshore wind sector in September 2012. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than 1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s […]