Interactive Map of Renewable and Alternative Energy Projects in the UK


Renewable Energy in the UK

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Growth in Renewables /
Project List by Date

Major Wind / Solar / Hydro etc: 23,242.60 MW

FIT Capacity, Feed in Tariffs: 3,307.69 MW

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Renewable Energy Project Totals and Capacity

Renewable Energy Totals (major Projects) All renewable energy Wind Solar
projects Capacity Projects Turbines Projects Capacity Acres
Active: 1575 23242 373 5620 411 3270 12422
Agreed / Building: 244 26727 126 1506 59 651 2470
Proposed: 698 24252 318 1758 113 1077 4258
Total potential 2517 74221 817 8884 583 5000 19150
Refused below only shows a limited sample of refused schemes            
Refused: 167 4690 121 280 37 372 1336
Total Sites Listed 2684 78911 938 9164 620 5372 20487
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Projects Most Recently Updated or Added
  Site Name
Capacity Region Postcode County Go Live Updated
  Berwick Farm 0.6 England BS10 7RS Staffordshire 8 / 2005 06/07/2015  
  BRETBY POWER 1.551 England Aberdeenshire 0 / 0 06/07/2015  
  Bradgate 2.47 England LE12 9BV Leicestershire 7 / 1998 06/07/2015  
  BRIXWORTH 0.575 England NN1 2HZ Northamptonshire 11 / 1997 06/07/2015  
  Bretby 0.903 England DE11 OTP Derbyshire 0 / 1900 06/07/2015  
Projects most recently recorded as going live
  Site Name
Capacity Region Postcode County Go Live Updated
  Caddington Solar Farm 3 England LU1 4AJ Bedfordshire 12 / 2015 03/07/2015  
  RAF Coltishall Solar Farm 50 England Somerset 4 / 2015 18/05/2015  
  Barr Farm Solar Farm 1.3 England WV10 7BN Staffordshire 4 / 2015 15/06/2015  
  Verwood Solar Farm 14.6 England BH31 6JA Dorset 4 / 2015 24/06/2015  
  Heysham South Wind Farm 1.5 England Lancashire 4 / 2015 18/05/2015  
Renewable Energy in Kent (try it)
Current News Listing
Second major solar park proposed for farmland near Felinheli
Germany-based Kronos Solar got the go-ahead for a 15MW solar park on 75 acres of farmland at Parciau, Griffiths Crossing near Felinheli last September.
Green light for crofters' wind-farm plan
The North Harris Trust bought the 55,000-acre estate in 2003 for 4.5 million. It proposes to erect three 86m turbines at Monan, three miles north-west of Tarbert and below Clisham hill.
Rochdale windfarm plan is thrown out by town hall chiefs
Rochdale Council rejected proposals for the 12-turbine windfarm off Rooley Moor Road - but Coronation Power say they will appeal
60million Aberdeenshire windfarm officially unveiled
The 18-turbine Clashindarroch scheme on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park near Gartly is being unveiled by Swedish energy firm Vattenfall.
Three turbines for North Harris Trust now agreed
(2014) The people of North Harris are to be partners in a three turbine wind development at Monan, which will see three mid size (500kW) Windflow machines installed this year.

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