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27.02.2015

Demand for electrical energy grew 1.1% in February

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of February, after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, grew 1.1% with respect to the same month last year. Gross demand for the month was 21,055 GWh, a value 3.4% higher than the figure for February 2014.

In the first two months of the year, and after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, consumption was 2.3% higher than last year. Gross demand for electrical energy in this period stood at 43,006 GWh, 3.2% more than in the same period in 2014.

Production coming from wind power during this month reached 5,833 GWh, a figure 4.5% higher than in the same period last year, and represented 27.6% of the total production.

In the month of February, generation coming from renewable energy sources reached 48% of production.

67.8% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

Generation mix in the month of February 2015

Generation mix January to February 2015

 

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