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    UK's wind farms generate 14.75% of all power on Jul 31

    August 1, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      August 1 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in the UK generated 85,223 MWh on July 31, reaching a share of 14.75% in total power for the day.

      Power plants in the country produced 577,845 MWh for the whole day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      See below where the country's power came from on that date.

      Power source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 7,759 1.34
      Coal 22,681 3.93
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 333,454 57.71
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 610 0.11
      Nuclear 111,557 19.31
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 2,991 0.52
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 6,586 1.14
      Wind 85,223 14.75
      Other 6,984 1.21


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