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    Wind’s share in France’s power generation reaches 10.78% on May 11


    May 12, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables

     

      May 12 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in France generated 121,470 MWh on May 11, reaching a share of 10.78% in total power for the day.

      In all, France's power plants produced 1,127,285 MWh that day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      Solar power accounted for 7.64% of the total output, with 86,095 MWh produced.

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

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 13,246 1.18
      Coal 407 0.04
      Natural gas 98,539 8.74
      Nuclear 665,624 59.05
      Oil 3,549 0.31
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 113,315 10.05
      Pumped storage hydro -820 -0.07
      Water reservoir hydro 22,139 1.96
      Solar 86,095 7.64
      Waste 3,721 0.33
      Wind onshore 121,470 10.78

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