The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is located in the British Isles (the island of Great Britain, the northeastern part of the island of Ireland, as well as the large number of smaller islands and archipelagoes in the Atlantic Ocean), in the north-west of Europe, with the capital in the city of London, a member of the European Union.
Wind farms in Britain provide 23% of the generated energy;
12% - nuclear power plants; 2% - hydroelectric power stations. The overwhelming majority of TPPs operate on wood pellets. The largest TPPs are on the Trent River and near London. Hydropower plants are small, they are located mainly on the Scottish Highlands.
Are developed such industries as: textile, metallurgy, shipbuilding, machine building. The share of new industries such as electronics, chemical industry, processing of food products has grown in the economy.