Installed capacity of sites generating electricity from renewable sources

This indicator was added following indicator changes from the United Nations 2020 Comprehensive Review. The indicator it replaced has been archived.


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Headline data

Source: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategey

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Watts per capita


1. Information for energy capacity as at 31 December

2. Data for population are mid year estimates

3. Data for offshore wind are allocated to the Region/Country that the cables come ashore

4. Data showing 0 are less than 50 GW capacity in the Region/Country

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

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