Welcome to Power My Postcode

Power My Postcode helps you learn about energy production in the UK. 

Use the Discover section to enter your postcode and find out how much of your local area a fuel source can power. You can also learn about your area's energy usage. 

Use the Create section to create your own power grid and see how many homes you can power.

To discuss any of the topics raised here, leave a comment on OpenLearn

Credits: Data taken from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Guardian datablog

MLSOA areas do not correspond exactly with postcodes. For more information see Postcode Maps and the Office of National Statistics' explanation of Super Output Areas

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x Solar
(500 remaining)
x Hydro
(100 remaining)
x Wind
(100 remaining)
x Fossil
(3 remaining)
x Nuclear
(1 remaining)

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