UK Electricity Production

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Records

Records began in May 2011

Renewables

Wind

14,912 MW, 47.0% of total generation, at Feb. 17, 2022, 11:10 a.m. GMT

Solar

9,630 MW, 23.1% of total generation, at April 1, 2019, 11:45 a.m. GMT

Hydroelectric

1,462 MW, 3.8% of total generation, March 30, 2022, 9:25 a.m. GMT

Fossil Fuels

Coal

25,300 MW, 48.0% of total generation, Dec. 9, 2011, 5:05 p.m. GMT

Oil

1,299 MW, 2.5% of total generation, Dec. 12, 2012, 3:15 p.m. GMT