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    France's wind farms generate 4.96% of all power on Sep 28

    September 29, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      September 29 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in France reached 4.96% on September 28 as wind turbines generated 58,142 MWh.

      Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 1,171,596 MWh, according to live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

      The country's solar power output for the day stood at 75,875 MWh for a 6.48% share of total power generation.

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

      Energy source Power output in MWh Share in %
      Biomass 8,711 0.74
      Coal 23 0.00
      Natural gas 46,368 3.96
      Nuclear 885,185 75.55
      Oil 2,727 0.23
      Run-of-river and poundage hydro 59,765 5.10
      Pumped storage hydro 3,594 0.31
      Water reservoir hydro 23,099 1.97
      Solar 75,875 6.48
      Waste 1,681 0.14
      Wind onshore 58,142 4.96


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