Electricity generating capacities installed in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2017

Installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2016 to 2017, by source (in MWe)

by Ian Tiseo, last edited Sep 28, 2018
Electricity generating capacities installed in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2017 This statistic shows the installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2016 to 2017, by source, in megawatts. In 2017, wind power sites had an installed capacity of 19,835.2 megawatts, an increase compared to 16,173.6 megawatts the previous year. The total installed electricity generating capacities increased in 2017 by almost 5,000 megawatts.
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Installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2016 to 2017, by source (in MWe)

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20162017
Wind**16,173.619,835.2
Solar PV 11,91212,775.7
Other bioenergy4,4364,735.5
Hydro 1,835.31,874.6
Landfill gas 1,061.91,066.1
Sewage gas 257.3245.5
Wave and tidal 13.518.4
Total35,689.640,551
20162017
Wind**16,173.619,835.2
Solar PV 11,91212,775.7
Other bioenergy4,4364,735.5
Hydro 1,835.31,874.6
Landfill gas 1,061.91,066.1
Sewage gas 257.3245.5
Wave and tidal 13.518.4
Total35,689.640,551
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by Ian Tiseo, last edited Sep 28, 2018
This statistic shows the installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2016 to 2017, by source, in megawatts. In 2017, wind power sites had an installed capacity of 19,835.2 megawatts, an increase compared to 16,173.6 megawatts the previous year. The total installed electricity generating capacities increased in 2017 by almost 5,000 megawatts.
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