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29.04.2016

The demand for electrical energy grew 6.4% in April

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of April is estimated at 19,926 GWh, a value 6.4% higher than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the Spanish peninsula grew 3% with regard to April 2015.

In the first four months of the year, demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula is estimated at 83,796 GWh, up 0.5% on the same period in 2015. After having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, demand for electrical energy was 0.3% higher than in the same period last year.

Generation coming from wind power in April totaled 4,301 GWh, a value 13.8% higher than the same month last year, and represented 21.9% of total production.

In the month of April, using provisional data available at 29 April, generation coming from renewable energy sources represented 54.1% of production.

79.2% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of April 2016

Generation mix January to April 2016 

 

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