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    Wind parks produce 31.06% of UK’s electricity on Feb 5

    February 6, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      February 6 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in the UK produced 173,423 MWh on February 5, reaching a share of 31.06% in total power for the day.

      In all, UK power plants produced 558,294 MWh that day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      Generation data per power source is available in the table below.

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 46,415 8.31
      Coal 9,692 1.74
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 187,397 33.57
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 749 0.13
      Nuclear 114,264 20.47
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 3,330 0.60
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 16,330 2.92
      Wind 173,423 31.06
      Other 6,694 1.20

      On February 4, the wind farms in the country produced 189,310 MWh of electricity for a 34.20% daily share.


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