Understand the UK’s Energy Generation industry, the companies within it and see how UK industry is responding to the challenge of net zero. View company data, sector trends, industry growth, key financial information and download our free sector report today.
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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.
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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 £266.5bn, meaning it is our 4th largest RTIC, and our 27th fastest growing sector.
- The Energy Generation sector is one of our top 10 sectors for overall venture capital funding.
- On average the roles advertised in this sector are 19.1% lower than the UK’s average salary.
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 10008 companies
Companies involved in techniques used to generate energy from fossil fuels, nuclear power plants, solar panels, biofuels, wind amongst other sources.
- Energy Generation: Bioenergy2020 companies
- Energy Generation: Fossil Fuels2459 companies
- Energy Generation: Hydrogen661 companies
- Energy Generation: Hydropower395 companies
- Energy Generation: Nuclear290 companies
- Energy Generation: Nuclear Fusion46 companies
- Energy Generation: Offshore Wind799 companies
Companies using offshore wind to produce electricity and companies engaged in the maintenance of offshore wind facilities.
- Energy Generation: Onshore Wind826 companies
Companies using onshore wind to produce electricity.
- Energy Generation: Renewable Thermal1354 companies
- Energy Generation: Solar3384 companies
Energy Generation industry growth
We estimate that the UK Energy Generation sector could be worth approximately £345bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.3%. 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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