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UK Energy Generation Industry

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What is Energy Generation?

Energy Generation is the process of generating electricity using a variety of different techniques, methods and technologies.

The Energy Generation industry in the UK includes a wide range of companies, producing or supplying energy. This includes more established methods such as nuclear power and the use of fossil fuels, but also encompasses companies investing in renewables or using greener practices such as solar power and wind energy.

Often the Food Technology sector is associated with the use of technology to drive efficiency and sustainability, particularly within the agricultural and AgriTech industries.

Food Tech companies range from those developing next generation foods and food safety solutions to food delivery and AgriTech businesses.

Energy Generation sector summary

Key information you should know about the Energy Generation sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:

  • Energy Generation has turnover of £177.07bn, meaning it is our 4th largest RTIC, and our 32nd fastest growing sector.
  • The Energy Generation sector has not received additional investor attention in recent years and the amount of venture capital funding is not increasing as fast as our other emerging economy sectors.
  • On average the roles advertised in this sector are 15.62% lower than the UK’s average salary.
9,723
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£177.1bn
TOTAL TURNOVER
183,594
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£4.0bn
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£491.4m
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
5.4%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Energy Generation verticals

Our Energy Generation RTIC is made up of 10 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as Bioenergy, Fossil Fuels, Hydrogen. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0011 Energy Generation 9723 companies

    Companies involved in techniques used to generate energy from fossil fuels, nuclear power plants, solar panels, biofuels, wind amongst other sources.

    • Energy Generation: Bioenergy

      Companies generating energy from organic materials, such as biomass and biofuels.

      2020 companies
    • Energy Generation: Fossil Fuels

      Companies generating energy from fossil fuels.

      2459 companies
    • Energy Generation: Hydrogen

      Companies generating energy from hydrogen, contributing to sustainable power solutions and carbon-neutral practices.

      661 companies
    • Energy Generation: Hydropower

      Companies generating energy from hydropower (flowing water).

      395 companies
    • Energy Generation: Nuclear

      Companies generating energy from nuclear sources.

      290 companies
    • Energy Generation: Nuclear Fusion

      Companies using nuclear fusion to produce electricity.

      46 companies
    • Energy Generation: Offshore Wind

      Companies using offshore wind to produce electricity and companies engaged in the maintenance of offshore wind facilities.

      799 companies
    • Energy Generation: Onshore Wind

      Companies using onshore wind to produce electricity.

      826 companies
    • Energy Generation: Renewable Thermal

      Companies generating energy from sustainable heat sources, such as solar, geothermal, or biomass.

      1354 companies
    • Energy Generation: Solar

      Companies generating energy from solar sources

      3384 companies

Energy Generation industry growth

We estimate that the UK Energy Generation sector could be worth approximately £230.3bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.

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– Summary of RTIC data & industry performance
– Overview of key verticals
– Geographic analysis & breakdown
– Key insights & trends

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