Wind generation grew by 76.4% between June and August, according to a report from DECC.
That’s due to an increase in wind capacity and higher speed, its latest energy statistics revealed.
It added solar generation increased by 115% due to increased capacity and the share of renewables rose to 25.3% during the same period.
Low carbon share of power generation increased to 43.7% due to a rise in green power production, the report added.
It also stated gas provided 30.2% of electricity generation, nuclear 21.5% and coal 20.5%.
The report added: “Indigenous energy production rose by a record 14% boosted by increased UKCS production with oil up 33% and gas up 8.6%.”
Petrol prices fell 2.5 pence per litre whilst diesel increased one pence per litre.