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    Wind accounts for 17.16% of UK’s power output on Mar 27

    March 28, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      March 28 (Renewables Now) - Wind parks across the UK produced 101,934 MWh on March 27 and accounted for 17.16% of the country's electricity generation on that day.

      Overall, electricity generation for the day stood at 593,891 MWh, data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) show.

      Biomass-fired power plants generated 43,571 MWh, slicing a 7.34% share of the power mix for the day.

      The table below provides details on generation by different energy sources and their share in the country’s mix.

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 43,571 7.34
      Coal 3,986 0.67
      Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) 313,115 52.72
      Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT) 957 0.16
      Nuclear 103,258 17.39
      Oil 0 0.00
      Pumped storage hydro 9,011 1.52
      Other hydro (NPSHYD) 11,007 1.85
      Wind 101,934 17.16
      Other 7,052 1.19


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