New Defra report on crops grown for bioenergy in 2016

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.

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