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Wind accounts for 2.46% of France’s power output on Jan 17

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    January 18 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines supplied 39,342 MWh of electricity to France's grid on January 17, reaching a share of 2.46%.

    Power plants in the country produced 1,600,292 MWh for the whole day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

    With 16,761 MWh produced, the share of solar power reached 1.05%.

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

    Power source Power output in MWh Share in %
    Biomass 8,389 0.52
    Coal 20,122 1.26
    Natural gas 185,025 11.56
    Nuclear 1,118,088 69.87
    Oil 4,871 0.30
    Run-of-river and poundage hydro 128,440 8.03
    Pumped storage hydro 13,613 0.85
    Water reservoir hydro 60,160 3.76
    Solar 16,761 1.05
    Waste 5,481 0.34
    Wind onshore 39,342 2.46


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