The 65th edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy sets out energy data for 2015. A few numbers on renewables: renewable energy in power generation continued to increase in 2015, reaching 2.8% of global energy consumption, up from 0.8% a decade ago. Globally, wind energy remains the largest source of renewable electricity (52.2% of renewable generation). Solar power generation grew by 32.6% with China overtaking both Germany and the US to become the world’s leading generator of solar energy. Global biofuels production grew by 0.9%, well below the 10-year average of 14.3%.

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