June 15 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines generated 8.14%, or 51,344 MWh, of all electricity in the UK on June 14.
In all, UK power plants produced 630,926 MWh that day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).
The table below provides 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 ||39,836 ||6.31 |
|Coal ||0 ||0.00 |
|Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) ||369,409 ||58.55 |
|Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) ||230 ||0.04 |
|Nuclear ||147,756 ||23.42 |
|Oil ||0 ||0.00 |
|Pumped storage hydro ||5,791 ||0.92 |
|Other hydro (NPSHYD) ||6,916 ||1.10 |
|Wind ||51,344 ||8.14 |
|Other ||9,644 ||1.53 |
On June 13, the wind parks in the UK produced 51,572 MWh of electricity, thus accounting for 8.19% of the total power output in the country for the day.