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30.09.2015

The demand for electrical energy falls 3.7% in September

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of September was 19,510 GWh, a fall of 3.7% with respect to the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula dropped 0.7% with regard to the figure for September 2014.

In the first nine months of the year, gross demand on the peninsula was 187,444 GWh, a figure 2.6% higher than in the same period in 2014. After having factored in the influence of the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand was 1.2% higher than that registered in the same period last year.



Using provisional data as at 30 September, production coming from wind power during September reached 3,023 GWh, a value 41.8% higher than that registered in the same month last year, and represented 15.2% of the total production.

In the month of September, generation coming from renewable energy sources represented 31.3% of production.

53.7% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of September 2015

Generation mix January to September 2015

 

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