Category: Energy Resources

Renewable electricity generation capacity now exceeds fossil fuels

The UK for the first time has more installed capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources than from fossil fuels. The following chart shows the total electricity generating…

Energy subsidies – fossil fuels versus renewables

The costs and benefits of different energy sources for electricity generation is a popular choice for student projects but specific data can be difficult to come by. Following…

Historic oil and coal production data – August 2014 update

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has released updated data showing UK coal and oil production, exports and imports 1890 to 2013. North Sea crude oil production…