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    Wind’s share in France’s power generation hits 6.18% on May 16

    May 17, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      May 17 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in France reached 6.18% on May 16 as wind turbines produced 66,801 MWh.

      In all, France's power plants produced 1,080,440 MWh that day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      The share of solar power was 7.14%, with 77,195 MWh produced.

      See below where the country's power came from on that date.

      Power source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 13,940 1.29
      Coal 338 0.03
      Natural gas 116,797 10.81
      Nuclear 628,830 58.20
      Oil 4,068 0.38
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 123,316 11.41
      Pumped storage hydro 13,038 1.21
      Water reservoir hydro 32,299 2.99
      Solar 77,195 7.14
      Waste 3,818 0.35
      Wind onshore 66,801 6.18


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