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    Wind farms produce 28.17% of all electricity in UK on May 16


    May 17, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables

     

      May 17 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in the UK reached 28.17% on May 16 as wind turbines generated 198,980 MWh.

      Power plants in the country produced 706,329 MWh for the whole day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

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

      Power source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 15,983 2.26
      Coal 0 0.00
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 330,379 46.77
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 408 0.06
      Nuclear 135,337 19.16
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 8,072 1.14
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 8,024 1.14
      Wind 198,980 28.17
      Other 9,146 1.29

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