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All energy suppliers must publish information about their fuel mix annually.
This fuel mix is the ratio of different fuels or energy sources the supplier uses to generate your electricity. The ratio is complied of coal, gas, nuclear, renewables (green) and 'other'.
You can compare suppliers' fuel mixes to each other's, or compare it to the national average.
Average 2015-2016 fuel mix from all UK energy suppliers
- 17% Coal
- 32% Natural Gas
- 24% Nuclear
- 24% Renewable
- 2.5% Other