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Wind parks generate 3.41% of all electricity in France on Aug 1

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    August 2 (Renewables Now) - France's wind parks produced 34,913 MWh of electricity on August 1, thus accounting for 3.41% of the total power output in the country for the day.

    Power plants in France produced 1,023,496 MWh for the whole day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

    With 82,222 MWh produced, the share of solar power reached 8.03%.

    Details are available in the table below.

    Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
    Biomass 7,652 0.75
    Coal 582 0.06
    Natural gas 93,697 9.15
    Nuclear 581,207 56.79
    Oil 3,364 0.33
    Run-of-river and poundage hydro 59,348 5.80
    Pumped storage hydro 10 0.00
    Water reservoir hydro 25,408 2.48
    Solar 82,222 8.03
    Waste 3,782 0.37
    Wind onshore 34,913 3.41


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