Onshore wind power capacity in the UK 2010-2020

This statistic represents the projected onshore wind power capacity in the United Kingdom between 2010 and 2020. Between 2013 and 2014, UK onshore wind power capacity is expected to reach around 8.3 gigawatts.

Projected operational onshore wind power capacity in the UK from 2010 to 2020 (in megawatts at end of period)*

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Release date

March 2010


United Kingdom

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Supplementary notes

* Forecasts were made using a central estimate. According to the source, it is assumed that installation rate will range from 600 to 800 to 1,000MW per year between 2010 and 2012. Installation rate is expected to increase to 1,500MW per year in 2014 and to remain there to 2016. Installations are expected to reach six gigawatts by 2020.

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