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 31 March 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 March 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)
Hydro175,773
Anaerobic digestion249,404
Wind684,186
Micro CHP546
Photovoltaic4,539,352
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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 March 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)
Domestic2,704,669
Community232,918
Non Domestic (Commercial)2,366,401
Non Domestic (Industrial)345,273
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Javascript is required to render chart Installations by technology type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 March 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
Hydro974
Anaerobic digestion366
Wind7,415
Micro CHP517
Photovoltaic788,042
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Javascript is required to render chart Installations by installation type.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 March 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
Domestic764,364
Community2,945
Non Domestic (Commercial)28,209
Non Domestic (Industrial)1,796
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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 March 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)
HydroAnaerobic digestionWindMicro CHPPhotovoltaic
Apr-Jun 2010405802,690
Jul-Sep 2010100058557,723
Oct-Dec 2010432310166,629
Jan-Mar 20114413087611,335
Apr-Jun 20111221815414,513
Jul-Sep 20111653259535,376
Oct-Dec 20111042276465,936
Jan-Mar 20122223613699,907
Apr-Jun 20123054771136,856
Jul-Sep 20123494473043,574
Oct-Dec 20121677291927,931
Jan-Mar 201319115581920,601
Apr-Jun 20132551841418,734
Jul-Sep 20132310145825,780
Oct-Dec 2013176197723,887
Jan-Mar 20142615211322,461
Apr-Jun 20142518366529,926
Jul-Sep 20143114207229,275
Oct-Dec 20142318202232,493
Jan-Mar 20154433250535,435
Apr-Jun 201537221541332,073
Jul-Sep 20153018128434,629
Oct-Dec 20154019123245,192
Jan-Mar 20164524182344,895
Apr-Jun 20166030148215,162
Jul-Sep 20166430146911,395
Oct-Dec 2016653716067,288
Jan-Mar 201769194676,346
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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 March 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)
HydroAnaerobic digestionWindMicro CHPPhotovoltaic
Apr-Jun 20103,27005,23706,642
Jul-Sep 20103,62904,969519,403
Oct-Dec 20101,6346702,7291618,485
Jan-Mar 20111,0821,1005,3537632,782
Apr-Jun 20112,9093,1935,2265543,619
Jul-Sep 20112,5713,8503,88094142,428
Oct-Dec 20112,7142,8146,70065329,625
Jan-Mar 20123,7762,06920,03136404,956
Apr-Jun 20123,7014,00816,08411153,656
Jul-Sep 20125,1349,11916,97734185,576
Oct-Dec 20123,5514,56414,19119146,682
Jan-Mar 20139646,79630,9322198,362
Apr-Jun 20132,2407,69617,6141599,401
Jul-Sep 20131,7476,35923,1368138,503
Oct-Dec 20133,5722,29120,5417127,390
Jan-Mar 20143,53813,47320,7013107,136
Apr-Jun 20141,42017,79627,6517149,654
Jul-Sep 20148,3118,04918,0603149,839
Oct-Dec 20149,66712,89140,0402168,791
Jan-Mar 20156,12517,72673,0386211,570
Apr-Jun 20155,4048,36441,87316173,344
Jul-Sep 20156,20811,46825,7784190,336
Oct-Dec 20157,17114,04726,7973232,616
Jan-Mar 201614,09317,87346,1284277,749
Apr-Jun 201610,59922,53145,2214203,517
Jul-Sep 201615,73718,53147,61718337,438
Oct-Dec 201622,21721,12455,3915216,302
Jan-Mar 201722,78911,00222,29210173,551
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Javascript is required to render chart Installation activity 2010/17.

Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 March 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:

  • Environmental programmes
  • FIT

Data Table

Installation activity 2010/17
Installations by monthTotal installationsTotal installed capacity (kW)
Apr-104121,042
.May 20101,3113,332
.Jun 20102,75215,149
.Jul 20104,58020,539
.Aug 20108,45031,434
.Sep 201011,16543,155
Oct-1013,68451,201
.Nov 201016,03558,634
.Dec 201018,16566,688
.Jan 201121,59577,296
.Feb 201125,12487,966
.Mar 201129,929107,081
Apr-1133,599120,277
.May 201139,108139,564
.Jun 201144,691162,082
.Jul 201153,032193,605
.Aug 201164,514230,149
.Sep 201180,508314,906
Oct-1194,575385,073
.Nov 2011117,200476,322
.Dec 2011146,749656,824
.Jan 2012185,669803,840
.Feb 2012211,305929,429
.Mar 2012247,0771,087,692
Apr-12262,1431,148,802
.May 2012276,0971,214,268
.Jun 2012284,4561,265,152
.Jul 2012297,9051,326,213
.Aug 2012314,2411,396,523
.Sep 2012328,5501,481,992
Oct-12340,3371,551,011
.Nov 2012351,0401,603,851
.Dec 2012357,2521,650,998
.Jan 2013364,6721,699,829
.Feb 2013371,2271,740,432
.Mar 2013378,4601,788,072
Apr-13385,1481,844,252
.May 2013392,6671,885,644
.Jun 2013397,4221,915,039
.Jul 2013405,5211,978,093
.Aug 2013414,6882,028,793
.Sep 2013423,3882,084,792
Oct-13433,2872,150,812
.Nov 2013441,2342,203,055
.Dec 2013447,5022,238,593
.Jan 2014456,4172,291,684
.Feb 2014463,7592,330,263
.Mar 2014470,2182,383,444
Apr-14477,9752,429,744
.May 2014489,7032,493,845
.Jun 2014500,5582,579,972
.Jul 2014510,0342,636,415
.Aug 2014520,0102,693,823
.Sep 2014530,0872,764,233
Oct-14540,8952,837,316
.Nov 2014551,6422,899,748
.Dec 2014562,8252,995,625
.Jan 2015576,4793,092,177
.Feb 2015587,5133,165,545
.Mar 2015598,5923,304,089
Apr-15610,8633,400,265
.May 2015620,8233,462,527
.Jun 2015630,8913,533,089
.Jul 2015642,7983,601,385
.Aug 2015654,0443,679,892
.Sep 2015665,7003,766,883
Oct-15679,7833,846,830
.Nov 2015696,8683,949,526
.Dec 2015711,0764,047,517
.Jan 2016728,5314,155,987
.Feb 2016743,8544,268,458
.Mar 2016756,2254,403,365
Apr-16761,2174,507,713
.May 2016766,9624,587,700
.Jun 2016771,6274,685,236
.Jul 2016776,7014,798,274
.Aug 2016780,3844,930,033
.Sep 2016783,2715,104,578
Oct-16785,9455,198,623
.Nov 2016788,7425,341,185
.Dec 2016790,8275,419,617
.Jan 2017793,1885,502,302
.Feb 2017795,2455,562,138
.Mar 2017797,3145,649,261
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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 March 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 digestion21,429
Hydro3,123
Photovoltaic388,619
Wind59,120
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Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 March 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 digestion39,661
Hydro841
Photovoltaic389,178
Wind18,187
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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 March 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 digestion8,886
Hydro12,575
Photovoltaic324,276
Wind74,667
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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 March 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 digestion27,803
Hydro3,094
Photovoltaic939,136
Wind90,934
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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 March 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 digestion18,956
Hydro1,274
Photovoltaic619,871
Wind8,931
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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 March 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 digestion12,337
Hydro146,857
Photovoltaic248,844
Wind277,886
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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 March 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 digestion12,533
Hydro5,126
Photovoltaic358,500
Wind42,052
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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 March 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 digestion3,720
Hydro1,744
Photovoltaic169,032
Wind16,253
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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 March 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 digestion5,260
Photovoltaic101,316
Wind1,710
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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 March 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 digestion50,608
Hydro1,012
Photovoltaic479,770
Wind59,594
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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 March 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 digestion48,211
Hydro128
Photovoltaic520,810
Wind34,854
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Source: Central FIT Register.

Information correct as of: 31 March 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 East13%11%
North East6%3%
East of England12%11%
East Midlands10%10%
North West10%7%
London3%2%
South West14%19%
West Midlands8%8%
Yorkshire and The Humber10%8%
Scotland7%12%
Wales7%7%
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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 of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) 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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