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    Wind accounts for 13.05% of France’s power output on May 31

    June 1, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      June 1 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines supplied 158,501 MWh of electricity to France's grid on May 31, reaching a share of 13.05%.

      In all, France's power plants produced 1,214,963 MWh that day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      The share of solar power was 6.58%, with 79,922 MWh produced.

      Details are available in the table below.

      Energy source Power generation in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 9,077 0.75
      Coal 437 0.04
      Natural gas 26,121 2.15
      Nuclear 768,151 63.22
      Oil 4,090 0.34
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 126,127 10.38
      Pumped storage hydro 3,010 0.25
      Water reservoir hydro 37,135 3.06
      Solar 79,922 6.58
      Waste 2,392 0.20
      Wind onshore 158,501 13.05


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