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Growth in Alternative Energy Projects in the UK
by year and month
Project lists: Wind Farms | Hydro Schemes | Biomass | Waste | CHP | Wave & Tidal | Solar |    

Please note that this is a listing that is being developed and as much as anything gives me an idea of which dates are missing. As time goes by I will make this listing more useful and complete. Those projects marked as 1900 are simply those where a commissioned date hasn't yet been added. Where a date exists it is usually accurate. Where I do not have a month I am using 6 (June), where I haven't looked for a month yet, I am using 0.

(To do: click on a year or month and see list of which projects went live then, select by project type, option to list just by year, turn it into a graph)

Headline Figures

How many solar farms: Active (over 1MW)
a further solar farms agreed or being built and a further solar farms proposed.

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Summary          
    All renewable energy projects Wind Solar
Year Month Projects   TotalProjects Turbines Total Projects Capacity Acres
    All renewable energy projects Wind Solar
Active: 3490   52007 1168 12078 1208 8704 20480
Agreed / Building: 318   73904 110 894 112 1523 4573
Proposed: 683   103452 301 2410 182 2149 4614
Refused below only shows a limited sample of refused schemes        
Refused: 237   7543 174 477 49 685 1296

640 acres in a square mile therefore 32.000 square miles of solar panels so far

Breakdown by Month and Year
    All renewable energy projects Wind Solar
Year Month Projects Capacity Total Projects Turbines By Month Turbines Total Projects Capacity Acres
Year Month Projects Capacity Total Projects Turbines By Month Turbines Total Projects Capacity Acres
      Schemes in MW Wind Solar

640 acres in a square mile therefore 0 square miles of solar panels so far

How many solar farms: 1208 Active (over 1MW) and 112 solar farms agreed or being built and a further 182 solar farms proposed.

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Recent News:

Italy’s Eni to buy 20% stake in world’s largest offshore wind farm
Eni will now take a share of Dogger Bank A & Dogger Bank B, which will have a combined capacity of 2.4 gigawatts when fully operational. Upon completion of the deal, Equinor and SSE’s share in Dogger Bank A & B will still amount to 40% each.
Date and Time of entry: 21 December 2020 00:00

14 MW GE Haliade-X for Third Phase
GE Renewable Energy has secured a preferred turbine supplier contract to provide its 14 MW Haliade-X turbine for the third phase Dogger Bank C offshore wind project.
Source: offshorewind, Date and Time of entry: 21 December 2020 00:00

EDF submits planning permission for first 50MW UK solar farm
EDF Renewables' 49.9MW Sutton Bridge solar farm has taken another step forward as its planning application goes before South Holland District Council.
Source: spp, Date and Time of entry: 17 December 2020 00:00

EDF continues solar push with 49.9MW site planned
EDF Renewables is looking to develop a 49.9MW solar farm at Tye Lane near Bramford. The farm – if granted planning permission – would provide a community fund of up to £10,000 annually for its 35-year lifetime.
Source: spp, Date and Time of entry: 17 December 2020 00:00

EDF continues solar push with another 50MW site announced
It is planning to develop the solar farm – Bloy’s Grove – on a site between the villages of Swainsthorpe and Mulbarton, just south of Norwich, in South Norfolk.
Source: spp, Date and Time of entry: 17 December 2020 00:00



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