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Other Renewables

The National Grid supply type of Other Renewables comprises the following:

  • Advanced Conversion Technology (ACT)
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Biogas
  • Biofuel
  • Geothermal
  • Landfill Gas
  • Sewage

At present Other Renewables are responsible for about 2% to 3% of GB's electricity supply.

The generation forecast changed from FES2020 to FES2021, with an increase of up to about 50% on earlier forecasts in the short term, but settling back to a figure of around 10TWh in the second half of the 2020s, which will represent around 3% of demand.

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