Feed-in Tariffs: Quarterly statistics

The graphs on this page provide an overview of the Feed-in Tariffs (FIT) scheme's progress since launch to the latest quarter (1 April 2010 to 30 September 2017).

This includes the total number of installations and total capacity by technology alongside installation types, with a further breakdown by region.  

These graphs are interactive, allowing you to explore data views important to you. Use the dropdown filters to view the relevant graphs.

Scheme overview

For data on installations by type, technology and installed capacity.

Scheme overview

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Javascript is required to render chart Total installed capacity (kW) by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the total installed capacity (kW) by technology type accredited under FIT. Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Total installed capacity (kW) by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion277898.68
Hydro207618.59
Micro CHP542.02
Photovoltaic4757759.17
Wind714431.46
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Javascript is required to render chart Total installed capacity (kW) by installation type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the total installed capacity by installation type (domestic, community, non-domestic (commercial) and non-domestic (industrial)).
 
Please note: references to ‘community’ installation types do not necessarily relate to ‘community organisation’ as defined by the FIT Order 2012.

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Total installed capacity (kW) by installation type

Installation typeTotal installed capacity (kW)
Domestic2760399.68
Community290722.58
Non Domestic (Commercial)2523447.76
Non Domestic (Industrial)383679.92
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Javascript is required to render chart Installations by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the total number of accredited installations by technology type. Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Installations by technology type

TechnologyTotal Installations
Hydro1077
Anaerobic digestion405
Wind7479
Micro CHP514
Photovoltaic805081
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Javascript is required to render chart Installations by installation type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the total number of installations by installation type (ie domestic, community, non-domestic (commercial) and non-domestic (industrial)).  

Please note: references to ‘community’ installation types do not necessarily relate to ‘Community Organisation’ as defined by the FIT Order 2012. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Installations by installation type

Installation typeTotal installations
Community3098
Domestic779532
Non Domestic (Commercial)30013
Non Domestic (Industrial)1913
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FIT quarterly breakdown

For data on installations activity 2010/17 and per quarter by technology (non-cumulative) and capacity by technology (non-cumulative).

FIT quarterly breakdown

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Javascript is required to render chart Installations by technology per quarter (non-cumulative).

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This graph shows the number of accredited installations by technology type since April 2010 until the end of the last quarter.  It shows a non-cumulative breakdown of the figures per quarter. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Installations by technology per quarter (non-cumulative)

Anaerobic digestionHydroMicro CHPPhotovoltaicWind
Apr-Jun 20104269058
Jul-Sep 201010057716583
Oct-Dec 2010243166627308
Jan-Mar 20111447211329306
Apr-Jun 20112125514513177
Jul-Sep 20115169435366325
Oct-Dec 20113106565921226
Jan-Mar 20122223699880360
Apr-Jun 20125301136848476
Jul-Sep 20129342843573447
Oct-Dec 20127161927925728
Jan-Mar 201311191920589558
Apr-Jun 20135251318731184
Jul-Sep 20131023825776145
Oct-Dec 2013617723886195
Jan-Mar 20141526322460211
Apr-Jun 20141825529916366
Jul-Sep 20141431229264207
Oct-Dec 20141823232489200
Jan-Mar 20153344535424249
Apr-Jun 201522371332068154
Jul-Sep 20151830434624128
Oct-Dec 20151940245179123
Jan-Mar 20162445244886182
Apr-Jun 20163060215154148
Jul-Sep 20163064911385146
Oct-Dec 2016376567286160
Jan-Mar 201719697634246
Apr_Jun 201712211579135
Jul-Sep 201724541576238
Oct-Dec 20174282568110
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Javascript is required to render chart Capacity (kW) by technology per quarter (non-cumulative).

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This graph shows the total installed capacity for all accredited installations by technology type since April 2010 until the end of the last quarter. It provides a non cumulative breakdown of the figures per quarter.

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Capacity (kW) by technology per quarter (non-cumulative)

Anaerobic digestionHydroMicro CHPPhotovoltaicWind
Apr-Jun 2010327066425237
Jul-Sep 201036295193854957
Oct-Dec 2010670163416184832726
Jan-Mar 20111100108272327655336
Apr-Jun 20113193290956436355201
Jul-Sep 201138502571931424093880
Oct-Dec 201123152714663296036678
Jan-Mar 2012206937763640488020029
Apr-Jun 2012400837011115363016072
Jul-Sep 2012911951343118556316977
Oct-Dec 2012456435511914667414181
Jan-Mar 20136796964219832330932
Apr-Jun 201376962240149939117614
Jul-Sep 201363591747813849323136
Oct-Dec 201322913572712738720471
Jan-Mar 2014134733538310713420701
Apr-Jun 2014177961420714962827651
Jul-Sep 201480498311314979818060
Oct-Dec 2014128919667216878140029
Jan-Mar 2015177266125621153373028
Apr-Jun 2015836454041617332641873
Jul-Sep 2015118506208419031825778
Oct-Dec 2015140477171323260626797
Jan-Mar 201617873140931.9927770146128
Apr-Jun 20162253110599420338645221
Jul-Sep 201618531157371833718547617
Oct-Dec 20162112422217521629755391
Jan-Mar 201711002227891017361422292
Apr_Jun 20171063554651780057951
Jul-Sep 2017167049635210578520178
Oct-Dec 20171273167463353982311
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Javascript is required to render chart Installation activity 2010/17.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the cumulative growth in both the number of installations and total installed capacity accredited under FIT. The chart shows the change in registration trends and the evolving relationship between number of installations and total installed capacity.
 
Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Electricity - wholesale markets
  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Installation activity 2010/17

Installations by monthTotal installationsTotal installed capacity (kW)
Apr-104121043.17
May-1013113333.18
Jun-10275215150.14
Jul-10457820536.41
Aug-10844631422.04
Sep-101115643126.39
Oct-101367351170.27
Nov-101602358600.73
Dec-101815266654.3
Jan-112157877239.47
Feb-112510587907.69
Mar-1129904107009.62
Apr-1133572120199.12
May-1139081139485.9
Jun-1144663162003.44
Jul-1153002193524.62
Aug-1164481230063.74
Sep-1180469314806.99
Oct-1194530384472.88
Nov-11117152475719.26
Dec-11146694656183.35
Jan-12185607803190.18
Feb-12211234928759.78
Mar-122469941086973.12
Apr-122620571148074.44
May-122760061213513.15
Jun-122843641264395.23
Jul-122978111325451.41
Aug-123141471395775.28
Sep-123284551481218.96
Oct-123402401550240.93
Nov-123509421603078.47
Dec-123571501650207.82
Jan-133645661699027.81
Feb-133711171739614.4
Mar-133783461787242.82
Apr-133850321843417.41
May-133925491884803.59
Jun-133973041914198.42
Jul-134054001977244.9
Aug-134145662027942.68
Sep-134232662083942.05
Oct-134331632149938.59
Nov-134411092202131.36
Dec-134473772237669.77
Jan-144562912290758.2
Feb-144636332329337.57
Mar-144700922382518.63
Apr-144778472428810.45
May-144895712492903.57
Jun-145004222579019.9
Jul-145098962635458.44
Aug-145198712692864.44
Sep-145299402763240.07
Oct-145407462836313.99
Nov-145514902898738.02
Dec-145626722994610.05
Jan-155763213091140.07
Feb-155873513164500.11
Mar-155984273303027.99
Apr-156106943399191.08
May-156206533461450.42
Jun-156307213532011.03
Jul-156426273600303.53
Aug-156538713678802.85
Sep-156655253766168.97
Oct-156796013846122.29
Nov-156966813948804.53
Dec-157108884046792.95
Jan-167283434155261.94
Feb-167436634267717.2
Mar-167560274402589.88
Apr-167610204506934.89
May-167667604586820.25
Jun-167714214684329.54
Jul-167764904797232.72
Aug-167801724928991.56
Sep-167830555103418.45
Oct-167857265197443.03
Nov-167885245340021.11
Dec-167906095418453.41
Jan-177929695501039.86
Feb-177950255560911.29
Mar-177970925648160.68
Apr-177990585700111.27
May-178010745739130.59
Jun-178029525750217
Jul-178045185768618.99
Aug-178064845801782.64
Sep-178088315902520.28
Oct-178109365918194.87
Nov-178130935948731.31
Dec-178145565958251.12
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FIT activity by GB region

For regional data on total installation capacity by technology type plus percentage share of installations and total installed capacity.

FIT activity by GB region

Note: For some regions, micro-CHP, anaerobic digestion and hydro figures are not included in the breakdown due to low numbers of the technologies.

March 2015: Please note we have improved the way we report on regional data. This has resulted in a higher number of installations and capacity figures being included in some regions. These installations previously did not have allocated regions and were unable to be included in this report.

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Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for Yorkshire and The Humber. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Yorkshire and The Humber – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion24800.00
Hydro4113.16
Photovoltaic402198.57
Wind60130.21
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Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for the West Midlands. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

West Midlands – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion36710.00
Hydro715.91
Photovoltaic400033.45
Wind10651.58
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Javascript is required to render chart Wales – total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity per technology type for Wales.

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Wales – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion14784.00
Hydro13858.04
Photovoltaic344928.27
Wind81327.07
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Javascript is required to render chart South West – total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for the South West.

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

South West – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion32773.68
Hydro3217.42
Photovoltaic987613.46
Wind92109.03
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Javascript is required to render chart South East – total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for the South East. Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

South East – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion20456.00
Hydro1299.00
Photovoltaic648226.51
Wind8931.47
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Javascript is required to render chart Scotland – total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for Scotland. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Scotland – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion16472.00
Hydro162489.64
Photovoltaic259361.52
Wind285276.52
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Javascript is required to render chart North West – total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for the North West.

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

North West – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion12321.00
Hydro5459.12
Photovoltaic377687.14
Wind42291.91
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Javascript is required to render chart North East – total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for the North East.

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

North East – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion3720.00
Hydro1805.90
Photovoltaic173248.81
Wind16413.80
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Javascript is required to render chart London – total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for London. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

London – total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion5260.00
Photovoltaic108247.33
Wind709.70
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Javascript is required to render chart East Midlands - total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity by technology type for the East Midlands. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

East Midlands - total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion57491.00
Hydro1145.50
Photovoltaic501117.83
Wind72417.15
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Javascript is required to render chart East - total installed capacity by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the breakdown of capacity per technology type for the East. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

East - total installed capacity by technology type

TechnologyTotal installed capacity (kW)
Anaerobic digestion53111.00
Hydro128.00
Photovoltaic553339.71
Wind37623.02
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Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 December 2017

This chart shows the regional breakdown of percentage share of installations and capacity under FIT up to the end of the last quarter. 

Figures are based on the number of installations on the Central FIT Register.

 

Policy Areas:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Regional breakdown of percentage share of installations and TIC

Percentage of total installationsPercentage of total installed capacity
South East1311.44
North East5.623.29
East of England12.2210.85
East Midlands10.2810.65
North West10.037.38
London2.811.92
South West14.2618.79
West Midlands8.047.55
Yorkshire and The Humber9.918.28
Scotland7.212.19
Wales6.647.66
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Behind the numbers

Understanding the data and where to find further information.

  • For analysis of the presented data and information on the levelisation process, please see the latest FIT quarterly report.
  • A further breakdown of FIT accredited installations up until the latest quarter is available in Excel format in our FIT installation report.
  • For statistics on the number of solar photovoltaic, wind and micro combined heat and power (CHP) installations registered on the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) database, please visit the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy website.

Our graphical data represents installations that have completed the FIT accreditation process and are on the Central FIT Register as of 31 March 2017. The information and statistics may therefore differ from those published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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