Power supply mix of the United Kingdom (UK) 2014-2018

This statistic shows the electricity supply mix of the United Kingdom (UK) from all fuel types, from 2014 to 2018, in terawatt hours (TWh). Coal played a significantly smaller role in the UK's energy mix in 2018 when compared to 2014. 2018 saw the lowest generation of electricity during the period of consideration.

United Kingdom (UK) electricity supply mix 2014 to 2018

Coal-fired power stationsGas-fired turbinesNuclear plantRenewable sourcesOther sources
20182.8935.7612.6329.621.5
20172113164956
20162914165796
2015729864795
2014969958625
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Supplementary notes

In percentage terms, the United Kingdom's electricity supply mix for 2018 can be broken down as follows:
- Coal-fired power stations - 3.27 percent
- Gas-fired turbines - 40.43 percent
- Nuclear plant - 12.63 percent
- Renewable sources - 33.49 percent
- Other sources - 1.70 percent

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