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    Wind parks produce 6.48% of UK’s electricity on Aug 11


    August 12, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables

     

      August 12 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in the UK generated 40,579 MWh on August 11, reaching a share of 6.48% in total power for the day.

      Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 626,544 MWh, according to data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      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 53,006 8.46
      Coal 6,862 1.10
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 393,472 62.80
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 2,002 0.32
      Nuclear 108,359 17.29
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 6,290 1.00
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 5,900 0.94
      Wind 40,579 6.48
      Other 10,074 1.61

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