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30.09.2014

Demand for electrical energy rose 1.6% in September

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of September, after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, increased 1.6% with respect to the same month last year. Gross demand for the month was 20,300 GWh, a value 3.2% higher than the figure for September 2013.

In the first nine months of the year, and after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, consumption was up 0.3% on the same period last year. The demand for electrical energy in this period stood at 182,656 GWh, 0.9% down on the same period in 2013.

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

Production coming from wind power during the month reached 2,146 GWh, 33.2% down on the same period last year, and represented 10.3% of the total production.

In the month of September, generation coming from renewable energy sources reached 26.2% of production.

47.3% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

Generation mix in the month of September 2014

Generation mix January to September 2014

 

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