France’s wind share reaches 12.3% of May 23 generation
May 24 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total generation in France reached 12.31% on May 23 as wind turbines produced 61,560 MWh.
With 25,250 MWh churned out by photovoltaic panels, the share of solar power was 5.05%.
Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 500,257 MWh, according to live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.
See below where the power came from.
|Energy source ||Power output in MWh ||Share in % |
|Biomass ||5,632 ||1.13 |
|Coal ||86 ||0.02 |
|Natural gas ||44,792 ||8.95 |
|Nuclear ||277,646 ||55.50 |
|Oil ||2,045 ||0.41 |
|Run-of-river and poundage hydro ||56,974 ||11.39 |
|Pumped storage hydro ||10,314 ||2.06 |
|Water reservoir hydro ||14,217 ||2.84 |
|Solar ||25,250 ||5.05 |
|Waste ||1,741 ||0.35 |
|Wind onshore ||61,560 ||12.31 |
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