Onshore wind electricity generation in the United Kingdom (UK) 2009-2018

This graph displays the annual electricity generation from onshore wind in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2009 to 2018 in megawatts (MW). In 2016 the generation of electricity from onshore wind fell from the previous year by 1,995 MW. This was the first drop in generation since 2010, where generation fell to 7,226 MW from 7,527 MW. However, in 2018 generation increased to just over 30,000 megawatts.

Annual electricity generation from onshore wind* in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2009 to 2018

generation in megawatts (MW)
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Release date

April 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*The source adds the following information: Generation figures for the latest quarter are highly provisional, particularly for the thermal renewable technologies (such as landfill gas) in the lower half of the table
**Actual generation figures are given where available, but otherwise are estimated using a typical load factor or the design

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