|Thses stats on Crops grown for bioenergy in England and the UK in 2016 were published on Dec 6 2017.
Key findings as follows:
In 2016, 132 thousand hectares of agricultural land in the UK were used to grow crops for bioenergy.
The area of crops grown for bioenergy equated to just over 2% of all arable land in the UK in 2016.
53% of land used for bioenergy in 2016 was for biofuel (biodiesel and bioethanol) for the UK road transport market.
217 million litres of biofuel for the UK road transport market were produced from UK grown crops in 2016.