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    Wind farms produce 8.52% of all electricity in France on Jun 5

    June 6, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      June 6 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines generated 8.52%, or 77,881 MWh, of all electricity in France on June 5.

      Power plants in the country produced 913,912 MWh for the whole day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      The country's solar power output for the day amounted to 60,393 MWh for a 6.61% share of total power generation.

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

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 13,194 1.44
      Coal 398 0.04
      Natural gas 45,580 4.99
      Nuclear 615,921 67.39
      Oil 3,416 0.37
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 94,752 10.37
      Pumped storage hydro -19,676 -2.15
      Water reservoir hydro 17,951 1.96
      Solar 60,393 6.61
      Waste 4,102 0.45
      Wind onshore 77,881 8.52

      On June 3, wind turbines supplied 54,851 MWh of electricity to France's grid, reaching a share of 5.12%. A day later, local wind parks generated 57,361 MWh of electricity, thus accounting for 5.94% of the total power output in the country for the day.


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