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29.08.2014

Demand for electrical energy grew 0.1% in August

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of August, after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, increased 0.1% with respect to the same month last year. Gross demand for the month was 20,235 GWh, a value 1.8% below the figure for August 2013.

In the first eight months of the year, and after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, consumption was 0.1% up on last year. The demand for electrical energy in this period stood at 162,345 GWh, 1.4% down on the same period in 2013.

Blue line: % gross demand.  Red line: % demand

Production coming from wind power during the month reached 2,708 GWh, 14.6% down on the same period last year, and represented 14% of the total production.

In the month of August, generation coming from renewable energy sources represented 34.6% of production.

52.9% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

Generation mix in the month of August 2014

Generation mix January to August 2014

 

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