Installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2017 to 2018, by source
(in MWe)
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. 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
(in MWe)
20172018
Wind**19,584.821,770.4
Solar PV 12,781.813,118.3
Other bioenergy4,730.86,243.8
Hydro 1,872.91,878.3
Landfill gas 1,066.11,063.1
Sewage gas 245.5246.1
Wave and tidal 18.420.4
Total40,300.344,340.4
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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. 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.
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