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    Wind’s share in UK’s power generation arrives at 8.14% on Jun 14

    June 15, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      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.


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