Renewable energy generation in the United Kingdom 2000-2018, by fuel

This statistic represents renewable energy generation in the United Kingdom (UK) between 2000 and 2018, by fuel. In 2000, the UK generated approximately 945 gigawatt hours of electricity and heat derived from onshore wind facilities, compared with 30,217 gigawatt hours in 2018.

Generation of renewable electricity and heat by fuel in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2000 to 2018

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Release date

August 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2000 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Bioenergy is energy from landfill gas, sewage sludge digestion, municipal solid waste combustion, animal biomass, plant biomass, anaerobic digestion, co-firing with fossil fuels.

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