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Major Wind / Solar / Hydro etc: 39,410.94 MW

FIT Capacity, Feed in Tariffs: 5,420.64 MW

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(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
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Compare the effectivenesss of wind turbines based on the capacity factor of the project.

Use Capacity Factor Comparison to see how wind turbines compare in the real world over many years, month by month. All wind turbines are clearly not the same.

Renewables Map is possibly the only resource that links wind turbine make and model directly to capacity factor for all projects over 500kW.

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Renewable Energy Project Totals and Capacity

Renewable Energy Totals (major Projects) All renewable energy Hydro Waste Wind Solar
projects Capacity Projects Capacity Projects Capacity Projects Capacity Turbines Projects Capacity
Active: 3232 39410 181 4376 381 1881 961 20899 8718 1166 8505
Agreed / Building: 330 31640 7 19 28 610 121 22969 1530 116 1519
Proposed: 668 21723 48 1220 56 514 302 15784 2440 172 1422
Total potential 4230 92773 236 5616 465 3006 1384 59653 12688 1454 11448
Refused below only shows a limited sample of refused schemes        
Refused: 232 7403 0 0 7 155 169 6481 517 49 685
Total Sites Listed 4462 100176 236 5616 472 3162 1553 66134 13205 1503 12133
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