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    Wind parks generate 11.09% of France’s power on May 23

    May 24, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      May 24 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in France produced 141,615 MWh on May 23, reaching a share of 11.09% in total power for the day.

      Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 1,276,859 MWh, according to live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      Solar power plants produced 72,687 MWh, which is equal to a 5.69% share.

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

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 8,957 0.70
      Coal 433 0.03
      Natural gas 29,421 2.30
      Nuclear 856,880 67.11
      Oil 4,172 0.33
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 123,549 9.68
      Pumped storage hydro 10,595 0.83
      Water reservoir hydro 25,562 2.00
      Solar 72,687 5.69
      Waste 2,988 0.23
      Wind onshore 141,615 11.09


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