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28.04.2017

Demand for electrical energy decreases 5.5% in April

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of April is estimated at 18,831 GWh, a value 5.5% lower than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula decreased 1.1% compared to April 2016.

In the first four months of the year, the demand for electricity on the Spanish Peninsula is estimated at 82,834 GWh, a value 1.1% lower than in the same period in 2016. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, demand for electricity increased 0.7 % compared to the previous year.

 

Generation coming from wind power reached 3,710 GWh in April, a value 10.4% lower than the same month last year, and represented 22.1% of total production.

In the month of April, using data available as at 28 of the month, it is estimated that 41.6% of total production came from renewable energy sources.

68.8% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of April 2017

 

Generation mix January to April 2017

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