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    France's wind farms generate 2.91% of all power on Aug 3

    August 4, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      August 4 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in France produced 27,832 MWh on August 3, reaching a share of 2.91% in total power for the day.

      In all, France's power plants produced 957,050 MWh that day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      Solar power plants generated 87,473 MWh, which is equal to a 9.14% share.

      The table below provides details on the generation by the different energy sources and their share in the country's mix.

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 7,583 0.79
      Coal 584 0.06
      Natural gas 95,519 9.98
      Nuclear 635,127 66.36
      Oil 4,316 0.45
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 58,243 6.09
      Pumped storage hydro 5,116 0.53
      Water reservoir hydro 31,786 3.32
      Solar 87,473 9.14
      Waste 3,471 0.36
      Wind onshore 27,832 2.91


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