Electricity Production from Hydro Sources rose 10.2% to 5,943 GWh in United Kingdom in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | United Kingdom | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from hydro sources reached 5,943 GWh in 2017 in United Kingdom, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 10.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 6,299 GWh in 2015 and an all time low of 3,154 GWh in 1960. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources in Belgium amounted to 274 GWh, 49,222 GWh in France, 19,700 GWh in Germany and 695 GWh in Ireland in 2017.

United Kingdom has been ranked 41st within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources, 14 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria GWh 34,239 43,804 42,047 41,010 37,056
Belgium GWh 196 357 380 292 318
Canada GWh 375,724 380,267 391,789 382,501 382,220
France GWh 44,791 58,666 70,716 62,830 54,444
Germany GWh 17,672 22,090 22,998 19,587 18,977
Iceland GWh 12,507 12,337 12,863 12,873 13,781
Ireland GWh 707 802 600 709 807
Italy GWh 45,823 41,875 52,774 58,545 45,537
Luxembourg GWh 58.4 88.7 110 100 91.0
Netherlands GWh 57.0 104 114 112 93.0
Poland GWh 2,332 2,037 2,439 2,183 1,832
Spain GWh 30,596 20,545 36,780 39,169 28,140
United Kingdom GWh 5,692 5,309 4,702 5,888 6,299