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31.10.2017

Demand for electrical energy increases 1.6% in October

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of October is estimated at 20,415 GWh, a value 1.6% higher than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula increased 0.3% compared to October 2016.

In the first ten months of the year, the demand for electricity on the Spanish Peninsula is estimated at 209,235 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 0.9% compared to the same period the previous year.

Generation coming from wind power reached 3,114 GWh in October, a value 31.1% higher than the same month last year, and represented 15.5% of total production.

In the month of October, using data available as at 31 October, it is estimated that 26.3% of total production came from renewable energy sources.

47.6% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of October 2017

Generation mix January to October 2017

 

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