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    Wind accounts for 8.66% of UK’s power output on Jan 24

    January 25, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      January 25 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind in total power generation in the UK was 8.66% on January 24 as turbines installed across the country produced just 71,790 MWh.

      The total electricity generation for the day stood at 828,891 MWh, data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) show.

      The table below contains details on generation by different energy sources and their share in the country’s mix on Monday.

      Power source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 71,722 8.65
      Coal 41,540 5.01
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 476,712 57.51
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 5,996 0.72
      Nuclear 123,393 14.89
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 14,096 1.70
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 12,523 1.51
      Wind 71,790 8.66
      Other 11,119 1.34


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