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    Wind accounts for 7.75% of UK’s power output on Jun 15

    June 16, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      June 16 (Renewables Now) - With 50,103 MWh produced, wind accounted for 7.75% of the electricity generation in the UK on June 15.

      Power plants in the country produced 646,733 MWh for the whole day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      The share of biomass power was 6.30%, with 40,758 MWh produced.

      Details are available in the table below.

      Power source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 40,758 6.30
      Coal 2,513 0.39
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 384,481 59.45
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 395 0.06
      Nuclear 147,552 22.81
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 3,753 0.58
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 7,725 1.19
      Wind 50,103 7.75
      Other 9,453 1.46


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