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    UK's wind farms produce 29.86% of all power on Nov 16

    November 17, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      November 17 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in the UK reached 29.86% on November 16 as wind turbines generated 225,235 MWh.

      In all, UK power plants produced 754,283 MWh that day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      See below where the country's power came from on that date.

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 48,891 6.48
      Coal 7,459 0.99
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 337,998 44.81
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 448 0.06
      Nuclear 96,121 12.74
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 10,558 1.40
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 17,202 2.28
      Wind 225,235 29.86
      Other 10,371 1.37


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