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    Wind’s share in UK’s power generation arrives at 25.57% on May 17

    May 18, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      May 18 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in the UK reached 25.57% on May 17 as wind turbines produced 174,365 MWh.

      Overall electricity generation for the day stood at 681,972 MWh, data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) shows.

      Details are available in the table below.

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 14,021 2.06
      Coal 0 0.00
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 339,955 49.85
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 16 0.00
      Nuclear 136,139 19.96
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 2,979 0.44
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 7,923 1.16
      Wind 174,365 25.57
      Other 6,574 0.96


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