UK Electricity Production

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Records

Records began in May 2011

Renewables

Wind

13,761 MW, 33.2% of total generation, at Jan. 7, 2020, 6:05 p.m. GMT

Solar

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

Hydroelectric

1,434 MW, 6.6% of total generation, June 25, 2019, 2:40 p.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