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    Wind share in UK plunges to 4.88% on Sep 20

    September 21, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      September 21 (Renewables Now) - After extremely high production during the weekend, the wind power output in the UK fell to just 32,456 MWh on September 20 and accounted for 4.88% of the electricity generation mix.

      In all, the country produced 664,718 MWh that day, based on live data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      See below where the power came from.

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 57,763 8.69
      Coal 26,083 3.92
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 433,647 65.24
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 2,529 0.38
      Nuclear 94,518 14.22
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 6,058 0.91
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 3,906 0.59
      Wind 32,456 4.88
      Other 7,758 1.17


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