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 ⟩ Stats ⟩ United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has 3115 power plants totalling 100,545 MW and 125,820 km of power lines mapped on OpenStreetMap.

Power plants in the United Kingdom by source
Source Output Count
gas 37,642 MW 163
wind 29,116 MW 668
solar 9,095 MW 1581
nuclear 6,172 MW 4
biomass 5,779 MW 110
hydro 4,506 MW 179
battery 3,320 MW 93
coal 2,021 MW 1
waste 1,302 MW 67
biogas 591 MW 154
flywheel 400 MW 1
oil 358 MW 11
diesel 206 MW 18
unknown 20.00 MW 1
tidal 6.60 MW 3
liquid_air 5.00 MW 1
methane 2.90 MW 1
landfill_gas 2.00 MW 1
[unspecified] 54
biofuel 1
geothermal 1
waste_heat 1
abandoned_mine_methane 1
All 100,545 MW 3115

If multiple sources are listed for a power plant, only the first source is used in this breakdown.

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Power Lines
Voltage Length Percentage
0 V – 9 kV 90 km 0.1%
10 kV – 24 kV 19,268 km 15.3%
25 kV – 51 kV 25,890 km 20.6%
52 kV – 131 kV 4,014 km 3.2%
132 kV – 219 kV 13,684 km 10.9%
220 kV – 329 kV 4,951 km 3.9%
330 kV – 549 kV 7,687 km 6.1%
550 kV – 397 km 0.3%
No voltage tagged 49,839 km 39.6%
Total 125,820 km 100.0%

Updated 2023-03-17