Interactive Map of Renewable and Alternative Energy Projects in the UK


Renewable Energy in the UK.

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Wind Farms

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Solar Power

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Hydro power

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Wave & Tidal Energy



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Energy from Waste

Combined Heat and Power

Combined Heat and Power CHP

Growth in Renewables /
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DECC and their RESTATS map. You couldn’t make it up

Major Wind / Solar / Hydro etc: 29,338.64 MW

FIT Capacity, Feed in Tariffs: 4,030.38 MW

Other Renewable Energy Resources

Wind map of the UK, 5 day forecast.

OFGEM : Feed in Tariff map

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

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Who's used Renewables Map this last 7 days
Brunel University Network
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation
Cranfield University
Lancaster University
London Grid for Learning Trust
Loughborough University
Open University
South West Grid for Learning Trust Ltd.
Southend Schools NATs
The Bloomsbury Computing Consortium
The University of Bristol
The University of Edinburgh EaStMAN Consortium
The University of Nottingham
Universidad del Pais Vasco
University College Dublin
University of Bath
University of Cambridge
University of East Anglia
University of Keele
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
University of Wales Bangor
Vale of Glamorgan Council
YHGfL Foundation Yorkshire & Humber Grid
Energy Industry:
Boston Air LAN
British Energy Group plc
Commissariat a lEnergie Atomique
Ecotricity group ltd
EDF Energy
Emerson Electric UK Limited
Exxon Mobil Corporation (EMC-55)
GAMESA-WIND FTIP003243787 Gamesa Wind UK Limited
Green Cat Renewables Ltd
Green Power Technologies S.L.
Infinis Limited
Ironside Farrar Ltd
Lightsource Renewable Energy
Low Carbon Ltd
Nordex AG
Orange WBC Broadband A
Renewable Energy Systems Ltd
Repower Systems AG
RPS Group Plc
RWE NPower
Scottish Power PLC
Siemens AG
Siemens AG(2)
Spencer Ogden Ltd (Energy Recruitment)
SPITFIRE_EFM2 (used by NK for RM)
SSE Telecom low end network
The Innovation Centre Exeter (RegenSW)
Vestas Celtic Wind
Vestas Technology UK Limited
VESTAS Wind Systems A/S
Local & National Govt:
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Bristol City Council
Cardiff County Council
Carmarthenshire County Council
Derwentside District Council
Dorset County Council
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Fife Council
FTIP003267981 Kent
Gwynedd County Council
Kent County Council
Lancashire County Council
North Ayrshire Council
Northern Ireland Civil Service
Nottinghamshire County Council
Pembrokeshire County Council
Perth & Kinross Council
Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council
Scottish Executive
South Ayrshire Council
The City & County of Swansea
The City of Edinburgh Council
Warwickshire County Council
Welsh Government
Wiltshire Council
BNP Paribas
Church Road Network (2)
KPMG Peat Marwick
R J Mcleod Contractors Ltd
Rate My Placement
Aon Group Limited
Bloomberg Financial Market
Boulting Group plc
Brandon Hire Limited
BRE Group Ltd
BTSS-CSC-RMG Ready Mix Group?
Dragon Infrastructure Solutions Ltd
Environmental Scientifics Group Ltd
Facebook Ireland Ltd
Heidelberger Cement AG
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
KK Electronic A/S
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Logica PLC
Mazda North American Operations
Nuco Technologies Ltd
Opal Telecom DSL
Parkwood Holdings Plc
RSA Insurance Group
Schneider Automation, Inc.
Scottish Agricultural & Biological Research Instit
The Press Association Ltd
United Media Group Services Limited
W A Fairhurst & Partners

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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: 1685 29338 388 5951 506 4484 14967
Agreed / Building: 312 30837 135 1477 116 1693 4606
Proposed: 684 22528 296 1792 119 1221 4168
Total potential 2681 82703 819 9220 741 7399 23741
Refused below only shows a limited sample of refused schemes            
Refused: 177 4968 132 295 36 363 1256
Total Sites Listed 2858 87671 951 9515 777 7762 24998
    Stumble It!

Projects Most Recently Updated or Added
  Site Name
Capacity Region Postcode County Go Live Updated
  Netley Landfill Solar Farm 12 England SO19 9NA Hampshire 0 / 0 5/30/2016  
  Welbeck Solar Farm 16 England S80 3BP Nottinghamshire 3 / 2015 5/29/2016  
  Hawkers Solar Farm 12 England BS28 4SN Somerset 3 / 2016 5/29/2016  
  Hawkers Solar Farm 12 England BS28 4SN Somerset 3 / 2016 5/29/2016  
  Hawkers Solar Farm 12 England BS28 4SN Somerset 3 / 2016 5/29/2016  
Projects most recently recorded as going live
  Site Name
Capacity Region Postcode County Go Live Updated
  Cowdown Lane Solar Farm 40 England SP11 6LE Hampshire 3 / 2016 5/19/2016  
  Mount Farm Solar Farm 22.31 England Hereford & Worcester 3 / 2016 5/29/2016  
  Queen Elizabeth Solar Farm 6.3 England KT12 2YE London 3 / 2016 3/27/2016  
  Hawkers Solar Farm 12 England BS28 4SN Somerset 3 / 2016 5/29/2016  
  Hawkers Solar Farm 12 England BS28 4SN Somerset 3 / 2016 5/29/2016  
Renewable Energy in Kent (try it)
Current News Listing
Plans for rejected Watnall solar farm go in for second try
Earthworm Energy Limited had its scheme to build a 17MW solar farm at the former Watnall Brickworks in Long Lane turned down by Broxtowe Borough Council in June.
Broxtowe's solar farm plan gets turned down
Developers Earthworm Energy Limited wanted to put 68,000 solar panels on the site of the former Watnall Brickworks off Long Lane, with the site running adjacent to the M1.
Tasburgh 74-acre solar farm plan gets go-ahead
A solar farm development on a 74-acre site in Tasburgh has been given the green light by South Norfolk Council. The 15 mw development, set for land south of Hall Farm, will provide enough energy for more than 4,200 homes.
re:think energy: HALL FARM SOLAR PROJECT
Solar panels will be mounted in wide-spaced south-facing rows and raised one metre above ground to allow sheep to graze freely across the open site.
SPI sells 15-MW UK solar park to BlackRock
US photovoltaics (PVs) developer SPI Energy Co Ltd (NASDAQ:SPI) said today it has concluded the sale of the holding company for a 15-MW solar farm in the UK to US investment manager BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK).

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