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    France’s wind farms generate 8.24% of all electricity on Sep 7

    September 8, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      September 8 (Renewables Now) - With 78,233 MWh produced, wind accounted for 8.24% of the electricity generation in France on September 7.

      Power plants in the country produced 949,452 MWh for the whole day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      The country's solar power output for the day stood at 45,910 MWh for a 4.84% share of total power generation.

      The table below contains 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 13,224 1.39
      Coal 639 0.07
      Natural gas 121,030 12.75
      Nuclear 581,317 61.23
      Oil 16,275 1.71
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 58,902 6.20
      Pumped storage hydro 3,141 0.33
      Water reservoir hydro 27,128 2.86
      Solar 45,910 4.84
      Waste 3,653 0.38
      Wind onshore 78,233 8.24


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