Energy trends focuses on the supply and demand of coal, oil, gas, electricity and renewables in the United Kingdom. Data is published a quarter in arrears by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. The latest update was published on March 31, 2022 which highlights the trends between October to December 2021.

According to the update, energy production was low, down 14 per cent compared to last year and the lowest level in over 50 years. Electricity output from renewable technologies dropped significantly because of less favourable weather conditions in 2021. Wind dropped 14 per cent, with further falls in both hydro and solar generation. Renewables share of generation dropped from a record high of 43.1 to 39.3 per cent despite a small increase in capacity.

The update can be downloaded here