Energy use and conservation in the United Kingdom
Energy use in the United Kingdom stood at 37.83 MWh (3,252 kilogrammes of oil equivalent) per capita in 2010 compared to a world average of 21.54 MWh (1,852 kilogrammes of oil equivalent). In 2012, to...
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Electricity sector in the United Kingdom
The electricity sector in the United Kingdom relies mainly on fossil fuelled power and 15-20% in nuclear power. The use of electricity declined 11% in 2009 compared to 2004 and respectively the renewa...
Energy policy of Scotland
Energy policy in Scotland is a matter that has been specifically reserved to the UK parliament under the terms of the Scotland Act 1998 that created the devolved Scottish Parliament. However, since pl...
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Nuclear power in the United Kingdom
Nuclear power plants in United Kingdom (view) Active plants Closed plantsNuclear power generates around one sixth of the United Kingdom's electricity, using 16 operational nuclear reactors a...
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Wind power in the United Kingdom
The UK is one of the best locations for wind power in the world, and is considered to be the best in Europe. Wind power delivers a growing fraction of the energy in the United Kingdom and at the begin...
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List of power stations in Wales
This is a list of electricity-generating power stations in Wales, sorted by type and name, with installed capacity (May 2007).Note that the DBERR maintains a comprehensive list of UK power stations he...
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List of power stations in Scotland
This list of power stations in Scotland includes current and former electricity-generating power stations in Scotland, sorted by type. Scotland is a net exporter of electricity and has a generating ca...
List of power stations in England
This is a list of current and former electricity-generating power stations in England and Wales. For lists sorted by type, including proposed stations, see the see also section below.
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Renewables Obligation
The Renewables Obligation (RO) is designed to encourage generation of electricity from eligible renewable sources in the United Kingdom. It was introduced in England and Wales and in a different form ...
List of onshore wind farms in the United Kingdom
This is a comprehensive list of operational, onshore wind farms (more than 1 turbine) in the UK. This information is gathered from multiple Internet sources, primarily the UK Wind Energy Database from...
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List of offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom
This is a comprehensive list of operational offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom (within the national maritime boundaries). This information is gathered from multiple internet sources, and is cu...
Nuclear power in Scotland
The current Scottish National Party (SNP) government elected in 2007 has a 'no new nuclear power strategy'. This position is at odds with UK government policy which in January 2008 announced the go-ah...
Nuclear accidents by country
Worldwide, many nuclear accidents have occurred since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. Two thirds of these mishaps occurred in the US. The French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) has concluded that techn...
Tsunamis in the United Kingdom
Tsunamis affecting the British Isles are extremely uncommon, and there have only been two confirmed cases in recorded history. Meteotsunamis are somewhat more common, especially on the southern coasts...
List of earthquakes in the United Kingdom
The following is a list of notable earthquakes that have been detected in the British Isles. On average, several hundred earthquakes are detected by the British Geological Survey each year, but almost...
Economics of new nuclear power plants
The economics of new nuclear power plants is a controversial subject, since there are diverging views on this topic, and multi-billion dollar investments ride on the choice of an energy source. Nuclea...
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