Power stations in the United Kingdom (UK) in May 2020, by type

Solar and wind operations accounted with 79.6 percent of all power stations generating electricity in the United Kingdom as of May 2020. At that time, there were 538 solar power stations, 368 onshore wind stations and 41 offshore wind stations. Hydro was another renewable source with a high number of power stations, with 126 power stations. However, there were eight nuclear operating power stations generating electricity in the UK.

Number of operational power stations in the United Kingdom (UK) as of May 2020, by generation type

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Source

Release date

July 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 2020

Supplementary notes

* Figures obtained through a manual count of power station types in the source document.

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