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    Wind parks produce 4.42% of France’s electricity on May 12

    May 13, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      May 13 (Renewables Now) - France's wind parks produced 47,413 MWh of electricity on May 12, thus accounting for 4.42% of the total power output in the country for the day.

      In all, France's power plants produced 1,072,378 MWh that day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      With 62,112 MWh produced, the share of solar power was to 5.79%.

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

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 13,292 1.24
      Coal 514 0.05
      Natural gas 118,872 11.08
      Nuclear 674,948 62.94
      Oil 3,511 0.33
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 118,673 11.07
      Pumped storage hydro 5,220 0.49
      Water reservoir hydro 24,246 2.26
      Solar 62,112 5.79
      Waste 3,577 0.33
      Wind onshore 47,413 4.42


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