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EIC Insight Report

UK Operational Renewables

January 2022

Authored by


  • Tom Bacon

    Senior OPEX Analyst, EIC

Over the last two years the energy industry has had to adapt the way we work to stay safe whilst still trying to progress the UK energy industry.

While significant additions have been made, the report highlights the amount of new generating capacity added to the grid in 2021 has reduced from 2020 levels.

606MW has been added across 16 projects in 2021 in the biomass, energy-from-waste, offshore wind, onshore wind and solar sectors, with 7.8GW expected to come online in 2022.

Despite this, the UK to meet targets for clean energy, the 2021 additions are indeed disappointing, however the outlook for new capacity additions is positive for the coming years and the opportunities are highlighted in the report.

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