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France’s wind farms generate 5.87% of all electricity on May 22

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    May 23 (Renewables Now) - France's wind parks produced 70,442 MWh of electricity on May 22, thus accounting for 5.87% of the total power output in the country for the day.

    Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 1,200,703 MWh, according to live data by transmission system operator (TSO) RTE.

    The share of solar power was 6.13%, with 73,630 MWh generated.

    Details are available in the table below.

    Power source Power generation in MWh Share in %
    Biomass 8,948 0.75
    Coal 576 0.05
    Natural gas 34,779 2.90
    Nuclear 834,106 69.47
    Oil 4,859 0.40
    Run-of-river and poundage hydro 125,957 10.49
    Pumped storage hydro 15,923 1.33
    Water reservoir hydro 28,988 2.41
    Solar 73,630 6.13
    Waste 2,495 0.21
    Wind onshore 70,442 5.87


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