Wind and hydro electricity consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) 1970-2018

This statistic shows the annual consumption of wind and hydro electricity in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1970 to 2018, in million metric tons of oil equivalent. It shows that despite a drop in consumption, 2018 had the highest consumption during this period.

Annual wind and hydro electricity consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1970 to 2018

Consumption in Mtoe*
20186.5
2017**5.8
2016**4.6
2015**4.7
20143.6
20133
20122.3
20111.9
20101.2
20050.7
20000.5
19900.4
19800.3
19700.4
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1970 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*Million metric tons of oil equivalent, ** Includes Solar PV

This excludes pumped storage. Electricity from wind is only included from 2000 onwards.

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