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    Wind accounts for 7.14% of France’s power output on May 19

    May 20, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      May 20 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines produced 7.14%, or 78,951 MWh, of all electricity in France on May 19.

      Overall electricity generation for the day stood at 1,106,398 MWh, live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE shows.

      Solar power plants produced 73,290 MWh, which is equal to a 6.62% share.

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

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 13,963 1.26
      Coal 719 0.06
      Natural gas 98,658 8.92
      Nuclear 670,296 60.58
      Oil 3,354 0.30
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 123,664 11.18
      Pumped storage hydro 7,006 0.63
      Water reservoir hydro 32,476 2.94
      Solar 73,290 6.62
      Waste 4,021 0.36
      Wind onshore 78,951 7.14


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