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    UK’s wind power share at 47.95% on Oct 05

    October 6, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      October 6 (Renewables Now) - Wind parks in the UK generated 307,564 MWh of electricity on October 5, or 47.95% of the total power produced in the country for the day.

      The total output of power plants across the UK was 641,396 MWh, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      Details are available in the table below.

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 37,317 5.82
      Coal 0 0.00
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 167,612 26.13
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 346 0.05
      Nuclear 103,552 16.14
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 6,329 0.99
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 11,836 1.85
      Wind 307,564 47.95
      Other 6,840 1.07


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