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Renewable source electrical generating capacity in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2017

This statistic shows the trends in overall electrical generating capacity of renewable energy in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2012 to 2017. Since 2012 the generating capacity of solar PV has gone up by 11,023 MW, peaking at 12,776 MW in 2017. Onshore wind electrical capacity has also been steadily rising since 2012, with a 19.67 percent increase in 2017 from the previous year.

Electrical generating capacity by main renewable sources in the United Kingdom from 2012 to 2017

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Release date

July 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2012 to 2017

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