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