Electricity generating capacities installed in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017-2018

This statistic shows the installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2017 to 2018, by source, in megawatts electrical. In 2018, wind power sites had an installed capacity of 21,770.4 megawatts, an increase compared to 19,584.8 megawatts the previous year. The total installed electricity generating capacities increased in 2018 by over 4,000 megawatts.

Installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2017 to 2018, by source

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Release date

September 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Offshore wind is allocated to regions/countries according to where the cabling comes ashore.
** Includes bioenergy sources co-fired with fossil fuels.

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