Press office

31.03.2015

The demand for electrical energy fell 0.2% in March

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of March, after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, fell 0.2% with respect to the same month last year. Gross demand for the month was 21,145 GWh, a value 1.1% higher than the figure for March 2014.

In the first quarter of the year, after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, consumption was up 1.5% on that of last year. The gross demand for electrical energy in this period was 64,813 GWh, 2.3% more than in the same period in 2014.

Production coming from wind power during this month reached 4,903 GWh, 2.9% down on the same period last year, and represented 22.5% of the total production.

In the month of March, generation coming from renewable energy sources reached 47% of production.

69% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

Generation mix in the month of March 2015

Generation mix January to March 2015

 

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