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    UK’s wind farms generate 17.86% of all power on Jan 18

    January 19, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      January 19 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in the UK reached 17.86% on January 18 as wind turbines generated 149,133 MWh.

      Overall electricity generation for the day stood at 835,021 MWh, data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) shows.

      The table below provides details on the generation by the different energy sources and their share in the country's mix.

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 58,910 7.05
      Coal 20,799 2.49
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 460,770 55.18
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 339 0.04
      Nuclear 121,253 14.52
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 7,065 0.85
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 9,799 1.17
      Wind 149,133 17.86
      Other 6,953 0.83


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