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    UK's wind farms generate 30.94% of all power on May 9

    May 10, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      May 10 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines supplied 217,961 MWh of electricity to the UK grid on May 9, reaching a share of 30.94%.

      Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 704,495 MWh, according to data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      Generation data per power source is available in the table below.

      Power source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 37,603 5.34
      Coal 0 0.00
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 310,553 44.08
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 235 0.03
      Nuclear 127,090 18.04
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 314 0.04
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 5,755 0.82
      Wind 217,961 30.94
      Other 4,984 0.71


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