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National generation capacity

Package version
Description Aggregated generation capacity by technology and country
Notes This data package comprises technology-specific aggregated generation capacities for European countries. The generation capacities are consistently categorized based on fuel and technology. For each European country, various references are used ranging from international (e.g. ENTSOE or EUROSTAT) to national sources from e.g. regulatory authorities. The input data is processed in the script linked below.
Last changes Revised technology classification, restructured input file format, adjusted input data to final version
Geographical scope 28 European countries
Documentation Documentation and script (view on GitHub)
Download Data package (zip)
opsd-national_generation_capacity-2017-07-07.zip (2 MB)

Individual data files (csv, xlsx)
national_generation_capacity.xlsx (265 kB)
national_generation_capacity_since2013.xlsx (224 kB)
national_generation_capacity_stacked.csv (4 MB) Filter
national_generation_capacity_stacked.xlsx (1 MB)

Database (SQLite)
national_generation_capacity.sqlite (4 MB)
Meta data README.md
datapackage.json
Input data View original input data
Sources ENTSOE SO&AF | ENTSOE Statistics | EUROSTAT | e-control | ELIA | UN Statistical Office | BFE | ERU | BMWi | DEA | REE | RTE 2014 | RTE 2015 | RTE 2017 | Terna 2013 | Terna 2014 | ILR | Tennet NL | CIRE | TSO Bulgaria | Statistics Estonia | Statistics Finland | Department of Energy & Climate Change UK | Regulatory Authority for Energy Greece | Croation Transmission System operator (HOPS) 2013 | Croation Transmission System operator (HOPS) 2015 | Mavir 2014 | Mavir 2013 | Eirgrid | Litgrid | Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia | Energy Ministry NO 2013 | Energy Ministry NO 2015 | REN | Anre 2014 | Anre 2015 | Svensk Energi 2014 | Svensk Energi 2015 | Agencija za energijo 2013 | Agencija za energijo 2014 | Agencija za energijo 2015 | Statistical Office of Slovakia 2013 | Statistical Office of Slovakia 2014 | Statistical Office of Slovakia 2015
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Attribution in Chicago author-date style should be given as follows: "Open Power System Data. 2017. Data Package National generation capacity. Version 2017-07-07. https://data.open-power-system-data.org/national_generation_capacity/2017-07-07/. (Primary data from various sources, for a complete list see URL)."
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Field documentation

national generation capacity stacked.csv

Field Name Type (Format) Description
id integer ID for data entries
technology string Generation technology defined by fuel and conversion technology
source string Source of data entry
source_type string Type of data source
year integer (YYYY) Year of data entry
type string Type of capacity (e.g. installed capacity)
country string Country ISO code
capacity_definition string Capacity definition used in the relevant source (net, gross, or unknown)
comment string Comments on data entry
capacity float Installed capacity in MW
energy_source_level_0 boolean Energy source level 0 (total aggregated capacity)
energy_source_level_1 boolean Energy source level 1 (aggregation or classification by type of fuel)
energy_source_level_2 boolean Energy source level 2 (aggregation or classification by fuel)
energy_source_level_3 boolean Energy source level 3 (aggregation or classification by fuel refined for bioenergy)
technology_level boolean Technology (aggregation or classification by fuel and technology)

national generation capacity stacked.xlsx

Field Name Type (Format) Description
id integer ID for data entries
technology string Generation technology defined by fuel and conversion technology
source string Source of data entry
source_type string Type of data source
year integer (YYYY) Year of data entry
type string Type of capacity (e.g. installed capacity)
country string Country ISO code
capacity_definition string Capacity definition used in the relevant source (net, gross, or unknown)
comment string Comments on data entry
capacity float Installed capacity in MW
energy_source_level_0 boolean Energy source level 0 (total aggregated capacity)
energy_source_level_1 boolean Energy source level 1 (aggregation or classification by type of fuel)
energy_source_level_2 boolean Energy source level 2 (aggregation or classification by fuel)
energy_source_level_3 boolean Energy source level 3 (aggregation or classification by fuel refined for bioenergy)
technology_level boolean Technology (aggregation or classification by fuel and technology)
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