Interactive Map of Renewable and Alternative Energy Projects in the UK

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Renewable Energy in the UK.

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Wind Farms

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Wave & Tidal Energy

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Biomass

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Energy from Waste

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Growth in Renewables /
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Major Wind / Solar / Hydro etc: 29,994.81 MW

FIT Capacity, Feed in Tariffs: 4,405.43 MW

Other Renewable Energy Resources

Wind map of the UK, 5 day forecast.
OFGEM : Feed in Tariff map
Renewables by County:
Wind Farm generation forecast.

Download of OFGEM Data. (Original Data as a downloadable csv etc can be found on the OFGEM website

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DECC: Access DECC REPD RESTATS Data.

(Original Data REPD (Renewable Energy Planning Database / RESTATS) as a spreadsheet can be found on the .gov.uk website)
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Who's used Renewables Map this last 7 days
Education:
Cornwall College
Cranfield University
Heriot-Watt University
Hertfordshire County Council Schools Broadband
Hochschule fuer Technik
Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Queens University Belfast
South West Grid for Learning Trust Ltd.
The Bloomsbury Computing Consortium
The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham
The Grammar School At Leeds
The Nottingham Trent University
The University of Bristol
The University of Plymouth
Truro and Penwith College
University of Cambridge
University of Exeter
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University of Leipzig
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University of Southampton
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Energy Industry:
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Boston Air LAN
British Solar Renewables Ltd
DONG ENERGY OIL & GAS A/S
EDF Energy
ENERCON-NET
GAMESA-WIND FTIP003243787 Gamesa Wind UK Limited
Infinis Limited
Lightsource Renewable Energy
Low Carbon Ltd
NATIONAL GRID HOLDINGS ONE PLC
Nordex AG
Orange WBC Broadband A
Repower Systems AG
RPS Group Plc
RWE IT GmbH
RWE NPower
Scottish Power PLC
Siemens AG
Siemens AG(2)
SSE Telecom low end network
The British Wind Energy Association
The Innovation Centre Exeter (RegenSW)
THREE-SUN
UKPOWERNETWORKS, LONDON
UK-THETENFOUNDATION-NETA
VATTENFALL MPLS
VATTENFALL-NET
Vestas Celtic Wind
Vestas Technology UK Limited
VESTAS Wind Systems A/S
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AINSCOUGH CRANE HIRE
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Capital IQ Information Systems
CEMEX ESPANA S.A.
Curen Ltd
DASSAULT SYSTEMES
Dragon Infrastructure Solutions Ltd
Facebook Ireland Ltd
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FORESTRY-COMMISSION
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Jaguar Land Rover
Johnston Press PLC
KCOM Group PLC
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Lloyds Banking Group PLC
Mazda North American Operations
Mechanical Installations International Ltd
Meteorological Office
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE
Newcastle International Airport Ltd
Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale
Northstone Ltd
Nuco Technologies Ltd
Opal Telecom DSL
Pricewaterhouse Coopers Services Ltd
QinetiQ
Rio Tinto
Romax Technology Ltd
RSA Insurance Group
SAS Global Communications Ltd
Schneider Automation, Inc.
THALES Service
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United Media Group Services Limited
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE UPS
Waste Recycle
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Renewable Energy Project Totals and Capacity

Renewable Energy Totals (major Projects) All renewable energy Wind Solar
projects Capacity Projects Capacity Turbines Projects Capacity Acres
Active: 1762 29994 445 17309 6196 526 4681 15086
Agreed / Building: 330 31248 151 23088 1673 118 1705 4556
Proposed: 694 23355 307 17147 2092 118 1216 4141
Total potential 2786 84597 903 57545 9961 762 7603 23784
Refused below only shows a limited sample of refused schemes              
Refused: 189 5203 143 4703 378 37 377 1256
Total Sites Listed 2975 89800 1046 62249 10339 799 7980 25041
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Projects Most Recently Updated or Added
Status
  Site Name
Capacity Region Postcode County Go Live Updated
 1
  Bowbeat Wind Farm 31.2 Scotland Borders 1 / 2002 6/29/2016  
 1
  Bowbeat Wind Farm 31.2 Scotland Borders 1 / 2002 6/29/2016  
 1
  Lybster Wind Farm 7.2 Scotland Caithness 5 / 2007 6/29/2016  
 1
  Lybster Wind Farm 7.2 Scotland Caithness 5 / 2007 6/29/2016  
 1
  Lybster Wind Farm 7.2 Scotland Caithness 5 / 2007 6/29/2016  
Projects most recently recorded as going live
Status
  Site Name
Capacity Region Postcode County Go Live Updated
 1
  Harburnhead Wind Farm 51.7 Scotland Lothian 10 / 2016 6/21/2016  
 1
  Penmanshiel Wind Farm 30 Scotland TD11 3RT Borders 6 / 2016 6/22/2016  
 1
  Nissan Solar Farm 4.77 England SR5 3NS Tyne and Wear 5 / 2016 6/1/2016  
 1
  Nissan Solar Farm 4.77 England SR5 3NS Tyne and Wear 5 / 2016 6/1/2016  
 1
  Fell View Solar Farm 12.3 England PR2 5SD Lancashire 4 / 2016 6/19/2016  
Renewable Energy in Kent (try it)
Current News Listing
Land at Bake Farm
PA15/04793 | Installation of a standalone 5MW solar PV array with associated infrastructure, landscaping, access and cable route | Land At Bake Farm Bake Lane Trerulefoot Cornwall
Solar farm construction causes "traffic chaos"
Mayor and Cornwall Councillor for Callington, Andrew Long, said he is urging action at the site of the solar farm at Pillaton, -one of the largest so far to be installed in Cornwall
Communities object to solar 'gold rush'
Earlier this week, St Germans/Tideford Parish Council voted not to support the application and also a separate application for a wind turbine at Bake Farm, Trerulefoot, near Saltash.
SSE test site in Hunterston, Scotland
The turbine of the type SWT-6.0-154 with 154 meter rotor diameter offers cutting edge direct drive technology.
Turbine Testing at Hunterston
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) have begun onshore verification testing of a large-scale (MWT167H/7.0) digital hydraulically driven offshore wind turbine at the Hunterston Test Centre1 in the United Kingdom.

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