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    Wind’s share in UK’s power generation hits 46.97% on Sep 26

    September 27, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      September 27 (Renewables Now) - With 328,952 MWh generated, wind accounted for 46.97% of the electricity generation in the UK on September 26.

      In all, UK power plants produced 700,303 MWh that day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

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

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 59,726 8.53
      Coal 1,069 0.15
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 205,967 29.41
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 98 0.01
      Nuclear 94,660 13.52
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 2,828 0.40
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 3,295 0.47
      Wind 328,952 46.97
      Other 3,708 0.53


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