In the UK, renewables output is up 27% year on year, coal is up 7%.

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This article titled “Power from green sources surges – but so does coal consumption” was written by Terry Macalister, for The Guardian on Thursday 30th June 2011 19.35 UTC

Britain’s green energy sector produced 27% more electricity in the first quarter of the year compared with the same period last year as the rapid expansion of offshore wind capacity started to bear fruit, official figures have revealed.

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