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    France's wind farms generate 3.39% of all power on Sep 26

    September 27, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      September 27 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in France reached 3.39% on September 26 as wind turbines generated 39,889 MWh.

      In all, France's power plants produced 1,175,293 MWh that day, based on live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      The share of solar power was 6.71%, with 78,880 MWh produced.

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

      Power source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 8,147 0.69
      Coal 70 0.01
      Natural gas 61,092 5.20
      Nuclear 890,186 75.74
      Oil 4,506 0.38
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 62,050 5.28
      Pumped storage hydro 5,459 0.46
      Water reservoir hydro 23,197 1.97
      Solar 78,880 6.71
      Waste 1,731 0.15
      Wind onshore 39,889 3.39


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