Wind power provided enough electricity to meet the annual needs of more than 8.25 million UK homes last year, figures show.

Onshore and offshore wind generated a record 11 per cent of the UK’s electricity in 2015, up from 9.5 per cent the year before, as the clean technology also set new weekly, monthly and quarterly generation records, industry body RenewableUK said. The renewable energy source provided the equivalent of meeting…