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    Wind accounts for 9.38% of France’s power output on Aug 14

    August 15, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      August 15 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines generated 9.38%, or 78,369 MWh, of all electricity in France on August 14.

      Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 835,292 MWh, according to live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      Solar power accounted for 6.12% of the total output, with 51,115 MWh produced.

      Generation data per power source is available in the following table.

      Power source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 7,676 0.92
      Coal 564 0.07
      Natural gas 70,903 8.49
      Nuclear 573,592 68.67
      Oil 3,202 0.38
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 43,768 5.24
      Pumped storage hydro -17,524 -2.10
      Water reservoir hydro 20,362 2.44
      Solar 51,115 6.12
      Waste 3,265 0.39
      Wind onshore 78,369 9.38

      On August 12, France's wind parks generated 74,304 MWh of electricity, thus accounting for 8.08% of the total power output in the country for the day. On August 13, they produced 66,856 MWh for a 7.69% share.


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