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    France's wind farms produce 16.01% of all power on Jun 19

    June 20, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      June 20 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines supplied 155,268 MWh of electricity to France's grid on June 19, reaching a share of 16.01%.

      Overall electricity generation for the day stood at 970,018 MWh, live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE shows.

      Solar power plants generated 79,866 MWh, which is equal to an 8.23% share.

      Details are available in the table below.

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 7,473 0.77
      Coal 976 0.10
      Natural gas 31,757 3.27
      Nuclear 608,583 62.74
      Oil 3,730 0.38
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 71,133 7.33
      Pumped storage hydro -18,450 -1.90
      Water reservoir hydro 25,815 2.66
      Solar 79,866 8.23
      Waste 3,867 0.40
      Wind onshore 155,268 16.01

      On June 17, the wind farms in France produced 42,304 MWh, reaching a share of 4.03% in total power. A day later, they supplied 67,747 MWh of electricity to France's grid for a share of 6.91%.


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