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    UK’s wind farms produce 26.01% of all electricity on Mar 20

    March 21, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      March 21 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in the UK generate 163,952 MWh on March 20, reaching a share of 26.01% in total power for the day.

      Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 630,399 MWh, according to data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).

      Details are available in the table below.

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 31,043 4.92
      Coal 0 0.00
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 318,136 50.47
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 601 0.10
      Nuclear 89,802 14.25
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 9,059 1.44
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 8,860 1.41
      Wind 163,952 26.01
      Other 8,946 1.42


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