National Statistics: Energy Trends: UK renewables

UK renewable electricity capacity and generation (PDF) ​

An overview of the trends identified for the previous quarter in the UK’s renewables sector, focusing on:​

  • renewables electricity generation
  • renewable electricity capacity
  • renewable electricity load factors
  • feed-in tariffs capacity
  • liquid biofuels for transport consumption
  • renewable electricity generation measured on a Renewable Energy Directive basis

We publish this document on the last Thursday of each calendar quarter (March, June, September and December).

Quarterly data​: ET 6.1, ET 6.2

These tables focus on renewable electricity capacity and generation, and liquid biofuels for transport consumption.​

We publish these quarterly tables on the last Thursday of each calendar quarter (March, June, September and December). The data is a quarter in arrears.

Monthly data​: ROCs

​This data relates to certificates and generation associated with the renewables obligation scheme.

We publish this monthly table on the second Thursday of each month. 

Earlier data​

Previous editions of Energy Trends are available on the Energy Trends collection page.

You can request previous editions of the tables from BEIS using the email below in Contact us.

Contact us​

If you have questions about these statistics, please email: renewablesstatistics@beis.gov.uk

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