Press office

31.05.2018

Demand for electrical energy falls 1% in May

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of May is estimated at 20,044 GWh, a value 1% lower than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula increased 1% compared to May 2017.

In the first five months of 2018, the demand for electricity on the Spanish Peninsula is estimated at 106,121 GWh, a value 2.8% higher than in 2017. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, demand for electricity increased 2% compared to that registered in the same period last year.

With data available on date of this press release, generation coming from wind power in the month of May reached 3,257 GWh, a value 5.3% lower than the same month last year, representing 17.2% of total production.

In the month of May, according to estimated data, 43.9% of total production came from renewable energy sources.

64.9% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of May 2018

Generation mix January to May 2018

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