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Renewable Energy

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what figures are represented in chart (a) 2.1 on page 39 and (b) 2.4 on page 44 of The UK Renewable Energy Strategy, Cm 7686. (320362)

The data behind the charts referred to come from the analysis for the Renewable Energy Strategy. They are reproduced in tabular format as follows. A copy of this PQ will be placed in the Libraries of the House.

Data behind chart 2.1 on page 39 of the Renewable Energy Strategy—renewable energy deployment in TWh of energy generation/use

2008

2020 (current policies)

2020 (new policies)

Renewable heat

7.3

7.5

72.1

Renewable transport

9.3

23.1

49.4

Renewable electricity

22.3

55.6

117.0

Total

38.9

86.1

238.5

Note:

Electricity includes non RO

Data behind chart 2.4 on page 44 of the Renewable Energy Strategy—renewable electricity deployment in GW of installed capacity

2008

2020

Onshore Wind

2.8

14.4

Offshore Wind

0.6

13.0

Bioenergy

1.7

3.3

Wave and Tidal

0.0

1.3

Hydro

1.6

2.1

Other

0.0

0.2

Small Scale electricity (non RO)

0.0

3.8

Total

6.8

38.2