Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Office of Gas and Electricity Markets
  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for International Trade
  • Solar Trade Association
  • The UK’s Draft Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan
  • Renewables Obligations Scheme
  • Feed-in Tariffs scheme
  • National Statistics, Energy Trends: UK Renewables
  • National Statistics: Solar PV deployment
  • National Statistics - Sub-regional Feed-in-Tariffs statistic
  • Solar Power Portal
  • The Future of Solar Power in the United Kingdom
  • Solar Power Portal
  • The future scope of large-scale solar in the UK: Site suitability and target analysis
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 2637.87 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    1.82%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    9
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 64685.4 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    NA
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    135.41%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    5129.53 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    24.84%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    AA 
  • Moody's
    Aa2
  • Fitch
    AA 
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