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    UK's wind farms produce 36.37% of all electricity on Jan 18

    January 19, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      January 19 (Renewables Now) - Wind parks in the UK generated 304,215 MWh on January 18 and accounted for 36.37% of all power produced in the country on that day.

      Overall electricity generation for the day amounted to 836,436 MWh, data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo), show.

      Biomass power plants generated 48,044 MWh, which is equal to a 5.74% share.

      Details about power generation in the UK on January 18 are available in the table below.

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 48,044 5.74
      Coal 18,079 2.16
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 325,632 38.93
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 744 0.09
      Nuclear 110,206 13.18
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 8,179 0.98
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 14,362 1.72
      Wind 304,215 36.37
      Other 6,975 0.83


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