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    UK's wind farms generate 10.23% of all power on Feb 7

    February 8, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      February 8 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in the UK reached 10.23% on February 7 as wind turbines produced 73,506 MWh.

      Power plants in the country produced 718,493 MWh for the whole 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.

      Power source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 49,846 6.94
      Coal 28,324 3.94
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 430,367 59.90
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 1,575 0.22
      Nuclear 100,430 13.98
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 10,236 1.42
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 14,824 2.06
      Wind 73,506 10.23
      Other 9,385 1.31


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