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    Wind parks produce 4.22% of France’s electricity on Jun 26

    June 27, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      June 27 (Renewables Now) - With 37,541 MWh generated, wind accounted for 4.22% of the electricity generation in France on June 26.

      Overall electricity generation for the day stood at 890,330 MWh, live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE shows.

      The country's solar power output for the day was 51,064 MWh for a 5.74% 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 7,069 0.79
      Coal 700 0.08
      Natural gas 39,095 4.39
      Nuclear 662,849 74.45
      Oil 5,515 0.62
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 84,681 9.51
      Pumped storage hydro -23,184 -2.60
      Water reservoir hydro 20,134 2.26
      Solar 51,064 5.74
      Waste 4,866 0.55
      Wind onshore 37,541 4.22

      On June 24, wind turbines supplied 89,862 MWh of electricity to the French grid to reach a share of 8.51%. A day later, their generation of 64,490 MWh accounted for 6.83% of France's total.


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