The report said that this contribution has enabled the government to produce 10% electricity through renewable energy sources, reported.

The renewable have provided 8.6% of total electricity during the third quarter while individually, the wind, hydro and other renewable energy forms have increased by 23.1%.

The report further revealed that the wind energy sector has increased by 36.9%.

Trade association RenewableUK said that all these data shows that the the renewable sector has contributed the highest share of electricity.

During the third quarter of 2010, the total electricity supplied was around 1.3%, which is lower in comparison to last year while the consumption of electricity decreased to 1.9%.

A RenewableUK spokesman was quoted by the news agency as saying that by 2020, UK will be able to reach its target of 15% of energy from the renewables.