Capacity factors for combustible fuels in UK and Germany

Capacity factors for electricity generation with combustible fuels have changed significantly in the past two-and-a-half decades, data from Eurostat suggest.

This is clearly linked to the strong increase of regenerative power sources which leads to longer periods when conventional power generation is running in stand-by mode.

Capacity factor fossile fuels UK-DE-1991-2015-v2

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