United Kingdom: Fossil fuels electricity generation

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 United Kingdom

Fossil fuels electricity generation, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 127.44
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 224.69
 Min - Max 118.02 - 290.18
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1980 to 2021. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 224.69 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 118.02 billion kilowatthours in 2020 and a maximum of 290.18 billion kilowatthours in 2008. The latest value from 2021 is 127.44 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 189 countries is 88.99 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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United Kingdom - Fossil fuels electricity generation - recent values

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United Kingdom - Fossil fuels electricity generation - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Billion kilowatthours of electricity generated from fossil fuels including oil, coal, and natural gas.


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