Electricity Generation in United Kingdom

Generation mix for UK averaged over 2019

FuelFraction
Fossil48%
Nuclear21%
Wind19%
Solar4%
Biomass+Waste7%
Hydro2%

Net Imports

9%

  • Large imports
  • Small hydro generation
  • Demand variations compensated by fossil

Evolution of Fuel Mix



Demand Variations during Week (2018)


Diurnal Variations (2018)


Seasonal Variations (Average 2016-2018)