Number of renewable energy generating sites in the United Kingdom 2017-2018, by type

This statistic shows the number of sites generating electricity from renewable sources in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017 and 2018, by source. According to the statistic, in 2018 there were 9,760 sites in the UK where wind was used to generate renewable energy and only 19 sites that utilize waves and tides for such purposes.

Number of sites generating electricity from renewable sources by type in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017 and 2018

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Release date

September 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* As noted by the source, wind offshore is allocated to regions/countries according to where the cabling comes ashore.
**12 of the sites are sites that co-fire renewables with fossil fuels. This is the proportion of non-fossil fueled capacity used for co-firing of renewables based on the proportion of generation accounted for by the renewable source.

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