Press office

29.09.2017

Demand for electrical energy falls 3% in September

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of September is estimated at 20,200 GWh, a value 3% lower than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula dropped 1.5% compared to September 2016.

In the first nine months of the year, the demand for electricity on the Spanish Peninsula is estimated at 189,236 GWh, a value 0.6% higher than in the same period in 2016. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, demand for electricity increased 1% compared to the same period the previous year.

Generation coming from wind power reached 2,764 GWh in September, a value 7% higher than the same month last year, and represented 15% of total production.

In the month of September, using data available as at 29 September, it is estimated that 30.3% of total production came from renewable energy sources.

54.9% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of September 2017

Generation mix January to September 2017

 

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