The jump was widely welcomed by experts who said it represented a landmark for the renewable energy movement and demonstrated the growing role that green electricity has to play in the power grid.

"These impressive figures show that renewable energy can play a major role in Britain's energy mix. Onshore and offshore wind in particular have been squeezing coal and gas off the grid which will help reduce Britain's carbon pollution," said Will Straw, associate director of the IPPR think tank.

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