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Letting the facts speak for themselves...

Renewable Categories

To make this site more usable, the various technology grouping used by Ofgem have been grouped together as shown below.

Site Category Ofgem Technology Description # of Stations
Biodegradable 0
Biodegradable (REGO code = MW) 33
Biogas 0
Biogas (REGO code = BG) 2
Biomass 0
Biomass (e.g. Plant or animal matter) 319
Biomass 50kW DNC or less 0
Biomass using an Advanced Conversion Technology 0
Landfill Gas 0
Landfill gas (NIRO code = NJ) 15
Landfill Gas (REGO code = LG) 26
Landfill gas (RO code = RJ) 400
Landfill gas (ROS code = SJ) 65
Sewage Gas 0
Sewage gas (REGO code = SG) 0
Sewage gas (RO code = RR) 161
Sewage gas (ROS code = SR) 6
Waste using an Advanced Conversion Technology 0

Fuelled


The old fashioned burning of a fuel to generate electricity. On large scales this is usually a mixture of coal and biomass.
CHP Energy from Waste 0
Co-firing of Biomass with Fossil Fuel 0
Co-firing of Energy Crops 0
Fuelled 318
Fuelled with a DNC of <= 50kW 31

Geo


Using the natural pressure or temperature to generate electricity.
Aerothermal 0
Geopressure 0
Geothermal 0
Hydrothermal 0
Filled Storage Hydro 0
Filled storage hydro (REGO code = HP) 1
Filled Storage System 0
Hydro 515
Hydro 20MW DNC or less 0
Hydro 20MW DNC or less (NIRO code = NE) 17
Hydro 20MW DNC or less (RO code = RE) 66
Hydro 20MW DNC or less (ROS code = SE) 110
Hydro 50kW DNC or less 0
Hydro greater than 20MW DNC 0
Hydro greater than 20MW DNC (ROS code = SF) 1
Micro Hydro 0
Micro hydro (NIRO code = ND) 14
Micro hydro (RO code = RD) 18
Micro hydro (ROS code = SD) 37
Off-shore Wind 0
Off-shore wind (REGO code = FW) 1
Off-shore wind (RO code = RP) 27
Off-shore wind (ROS code = SP) 4
On-shore Wind 1
On-shore wind (NIRO code = NQ) 497
On-shore wind (RO code = RQ) 281
On-shore wind (ROS code = SQ) 209
Solar and On-shore Wind 0
Wind 1,901
Wind 50kW DNC or less 0
Wind with a DNC of <= 50kW 1

PV

Photovoltaic 2,487
Photovoltaic (RO code = RU) 744
Photovoltaic (ROS code = SU) 10
Photovoltaic 50kW DNC or less 0
PV with a DNC of <= 50kW 114
Enhanced Tidal Stream 2
Tidal Flow 0
Tidal Power 0
Tidal Stream 4

Wave


Technologies that use the power of the waves to generate energy.
Enhanced Wave Power 2
Ocean Energy 0
Ocean Energy (REGO Code = OE) 0
Wave Power 0
Wave Power (ROS code = ST) 2