Dummy Header
Hydro

Hydroelectric power (hydro) is an important renewable and carbon-free source in Great Britain.

However, it has limited power in Great Britain and can therefore generate a limited amount of electricity.

At present Hydroelectric power is responsible for about 2% of GB's electricity supply. The performance of hydro is relatively stable and predictable, and generation usually agrees well with National Grid forecasts.

According to the National Grid's Five Year Forecast and longer-term outlook capacity and generation will not significantly increase.

Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Generation Five Year Forecast Capacity Five Year Forecast Capacity Five Year Forecast Capacity Five Year Forecast Capacity Five Year Forecast Capacity Five Year Forecast Capacity Five Year Forecast Capacity Five Year Forecast Capacity Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Generation Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Leading the Way Capacity Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Generation Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity Steady Progression Capacity System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Generation System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity System Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Generation Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity Consumer Transformation Capacity

(Graph based on National Grid 2021 data.)


Scenario





Forecast



Variable



Connection