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Nuclear Power

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 201221, tabled on 18 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what proportion of the UK's energy supply he expects to be obtained from nuclear energy in each of the next five years.

Answered on

25 June 2014

DECC's most recent projections of future electricity generation were made as part of the EMR December Delivery Plan 2013. The percentage of total electricity generation expected from nuclear sources in each calendar year is shown below in Table 1.

Table 1: Yearly percentage of total electricity generation expected from nuclear sources

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Percentage of total generation from nuclear sources (%)

17.4%

17.6%

17.2%

17.3%

17.4%

17.4%

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change