UK electricity generation by fuel: 2009-2015

This statistic shows electricity generation in the United Kingdom in from 2009 to 2015, by energy source and fuel type. 2010 marked first year in which electricity from offshore wind was generated, with 3.07 terawatt hours of electricity being generated.

Electricity generated in the United Kingdom from 2009 to 2015, by energy source (in terawatt hours)*

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Source

Release date

2013

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2012

Supplementary notes

* Total electricity generated by all generating companies in the UK.
** According to the source, the figures include refinery gas and oil used in gas turbine and diesel plants, and oil used for lighting up coal fired boilers, as well as petroleum coke and a small quantity of high carbon ash.
*** Main fuels included in this category are coke oven gas, blast furnace gas, and waste products from chemical processes.

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