Generation of renewable electricity in the United Kingdom 2018

Generation of renewable electricity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by source (in gigawatt-hours)*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 4, 2019
Generation of renewable electricity in the United Kingdom 2018 This statistic shows the generation of renewable electricity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by source. Approximately 12,922 gigawatt-hours of electricity in the UK was generated from solar photovoltaic systems. The most generation was produced by onshore wind power, amounting to more than 30,000 gigawatt-hours.
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Generation of renewable electricity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by source (in gigawatt-hours)*

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Generation in gigawatt-hours
Onshore wind30,432
Offshore wind26,683
Wave and tidal 8
Solar PV 12,922
Hydro 5,464
Landfill gas 3,918
Sewage gas 968
Other bioenergy**30,692
Total111,089
Generation in gigawatt-hours
Onshore wind30,432
Offshore wind26,683
Wave and tidal 8
Solar PV 12,922
Hydro 5,464
Landfill gas 3,918
Sewage gas 968
Other bioenergy**30,692
Total111,089
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 4, 2019
This statistic shows the generation of renewable electricity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by source. Approximately 12,922 gigawatt-hours of electricity in the UK was generated from solar photovoltaic systems. The most generation was produced by onshore wind power, amounting to more than 30,000 gigawatt-hours.
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