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France’s wind share reaches 12.3% of May 23 generation

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    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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